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 more than 200 lawyers in the US and more than 400 around the world who specifically serve entrepreneurs, technology companies and venture funds by focusing on private equity and venture capital transactions.
 
  • Recognized as a nationwide leader for representing Startups & Emerging Companies in 2017, Chambers USA
  • The only law firm to rank in the top five for M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital deal volumes in the PitchBook 2017 global league tables report
  • In 2017, completed 638 venture capital financings totaling US$9.6 billion
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 startup can be among the most challenging and rewarding business endeavors. We know the manner in which a startup 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