Corporate

  • Entity Formation
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Board and Shareholder Action
  • Employment Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Contracts
  • Software Development Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Trademarks and Copyrights

Securities

  • Angel and Venture Capital Financing
  • Crowdfunding and Online Funding Portals
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Hedge Fund PIPEs
  • Registered offerings
  • Initial public offerings
  • Convertible Notes, Warrants, Options
  • ’34 Act Filings
  • Rule 144 and other Trading Issues
  • Registration Statements

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Asset sales
  • Share Exchanges
  • Mergers
  • Reverse mergers
  • SPIN Offs
  • Partner and shareholder buyouts
  • Change of control transactions
  • Recapitalizations
  • Stock splits and share dividends

Helping You Raise Growth Capital

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                   Crowdfunding

We can help with all of your online fundraising needs, from Kickstarter to Crowdfunder. We can help you successfully run your campaign whether you are pre-selling products or tapping into equity investors.

           Angel Investments

Your friends and family are just the beginning to help get your startup off the ground. We can help you tap into local angel investor groups to help take your business to the next level.

                Venture Capital

Institutional investors bring larger financing amounts as well as strategic advice and a network of connections. We can help you navigate the issues and get your financing closed.

                  Public Offerings

The public markets bring liquidity and an entirely different type of investor to the table. From IPO’s and Reverse Mergers to PIPE’s and Registered Offerings, and the ongoing SEC compliance thereafter, we can guide you through the public offering process.

Growth by Acquisition

We can help you grow your business by acquisition.  Businesses acquire other businesses to increase market share, expand into a new area, or to acquire key talent.  Regardless of the reason, we can help you negotiate the terms and understand what you’re buying.  We have experience in acquisitions of all types and sizes of businesses, from very small to very large, and in diverse industries including technology, medical device, mobile, entertainment, consumer products, software, and beyond.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Crowdfunding and Online Funding Portals
  • Private Equity investments
  • Hedge Fund PIPEs
  • Registered offerings
  • Initial public offerings
  • Convertible Notes, Warrants, Options
  • Asset sales/Share Exchanges/Mergers
  • Reverse mergers and SPIN offs
  • Partner and shareholder buyouts
  • 34 Act Filings
  • Rule 144 and other Trading Issues
  • Registration Statements
  • Board and Shareholder Actions
  • Employment Agreements
  • Licensing and Distribution Agreements
  • Employee Stock Option Plans
  • Contracts
  • Software Development Agreements
  • Contract/Commercial Disputes
  • Shareholder and Partner Disputes
  • Derivative and class action lawsuits
  • Provisors – M&A3
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Vistage International
  • William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court
  • OCTANe

Selling your Business

Business owners and their investors need a long term plan.  We can help you prepare for and implement your long term plan for the business, whether that plan is eventual sale, taking it public, or handing it down to the next generation.  Whether you are a serial entrepreneur or own a family business, we can help guide you towards your long term plan, and then implement your goals when the time arrives.

Selected Transactions and Matters

  • 2000-2010 – Medical device maker raises angel round followed by Series A, B, and C rounds from Credit Suisse First Boston Private Equity, followed by numerous debt bridge rounds. Over $70 million raised in 15 separate closings.
  • 2002-2008 – Numerous PIPE financings for small and micro-cap public companies, as well as reverse mergers, direct listings, and re-listings for numerous early stage companies. Deal sizes ranging from $2 million to $20 million.
  • 2006 – SEC approval of a $40 million initial public offering by NGTV, an online internet video company.
  • 2006 – Sale of Blue Label Games to Konami Digital Entertainment.
  • 2009 – Sale of MDL Medical Diagnosis Laboratories to Diagnostic Laboratories, a private equity owned company.
  • 2010 – Acquisition of Trinidad Media Services by Inception Media Group.
  • 2011 – Acquisition of Force Tek Enterprises, a privately held company, by Novint Technologies, a publicly traded company.
  • 2012 – Sale of Inception Digital Services, a filmed media services company, to Bonded Services of America, a private equity owned company.
  • 2013 – Acquisition of Strategic Film Partners, a foreign film sales company by Inception Media Group.
  • 2014 – Follow on financing for TECLens, a private medical device company licensing technology from a hospital research center.