With lawyers across the US and globally who focus on venture capital and private equity, DLA Piper is strategically positioned to serve and support emerging growth companies and venture capital and other institutional investors wherever they do business.

In today's challenging venture capital environment, clients often need help accessing the right sources of finance and optimizing their potential for raising capital.

At DLA Piper, we have teams of lawyers dedicated to helping founders, entrepreneurs, startups, emerging growth companies, whether in the technology, life science, healthcare, consumer or entertainment industries, and angel and venture capital funds, corporate strategic investors and other institutional investors with their venture capital or other strategic transactions. Our global platform means we are well placed to represent clients investing abroad and portfolio companies going global. In the US, our geographic reach and experience is vast.

Since 2009, we have provided general counsel to over 850 venture and private equity-backed companies, and represented over 2,000 companies as primary corporate counsel. Drawing on this strong track record, we use our extensive network of angel, venture and corporate investors to connect clients to capital. Meanwhile, our Venture Pipeline program provides access to research, tools and insight. We can also adapt our crowdfunding, capital incubator and accelerator relationships to clients' priorities and requirements.

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