UNIVERSITY SPINOUT COUNSEL

DLA Piper has the capabilities to provide Columbia spinouts with strategic counsel for all of their business legal needs throughout all the stages of company development and growth. LEARN MORE

ABOUT DLA PIPER'S EMERGING GROWTH SERVICES

DLA Piper is a market leader in emerging growth and venture capital, with 200 lawyers in the US and 400 around the world who specifically serve entrepreneurs, technology companies and venture funds by focusing on private equity and venture capital transactions.

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital

TEAM METRICS
  • Represent over 2000 companies as primary corporate counsel
  • Ranked #2 in completed VC deals for late stage US-based companies and #3 for early stage US-based companies in 2014, PitchBook
  • Ranked #1 in global private equity and venture capital deal volume in 2011 and #2 in 2012, Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst
  • In 2014, completed 777 financings transactions globally – 599 venture capital and 178 private equity
With more than 20 US offices, DLA Piper offers unparalleled geographic coverage with experienced, market-leading practitioners in all major emerging growth and venture capital markets.

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital

FOUNDATIONS PROGRAM FOR COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S
EMERGING GROWTH COMPANIES

At DLA Piper we believe that setting the foundation for the growth of a start-up can be among the most challenging and rewarding business endeavors. We know the manner in which a start-up confronts its initial challenges can either springboard or impede its growth. Our Foundations program provides comprehensive, efficient legal services designed to position new companies for future growth and success. LEARN MORE

VENTURE PIPELINE

We also help companies raise money with Venture Pipeline. The DLA Piper Venture Pipeline’s mission is to provide value-added services to startup technology companies and the venture capital community. Raising capital requires preparation and a well-conceived game plan. DLA Piper doesn't approach the task of fundraising merely from a legal viewpoint, but from the perspective of the funding sources. LEARN MORE