DLA Piper represented cloud-based logistics startup GoShare in a seed financing round led by Mark IV Capital, Cove Fund, Jason Calacanis’s LAUNCH Fund and The Syndicate. Existing investors Adasel Global Partners, Keshif Ventures and Eric Di Benedetto also participated, bringing the total amount of funding to US$8 million.
GoShare is a marketplace for truck and van owners, with a network of more than 10,000 delivery professionals who provide on-demand last mile and middle mile delivery services. As an economic empowerment platform, GoShare enables thousands of entrepreneurs to manage their delivery businesses and provide critical delivery services to regional communities.
“It was a pleasure bringing our experience in advising emerging tech companies to assist GoShare in obtaining this funding, which will enhance its product development and geographic expansion plans,” said Patrick Anding, the DLA Piper partner who led the firm’s deal team.
In addition to Anding (Los Angeles), the DLA Piper team representing GoShare included Arnold MacEbong (Los Angeles).
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