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Foley & Lardner guide: How Startups can Bag that VC Funding

4 months ago

Law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, via their Startup Advisors initiative, have shared advice for startups looking to secure venture capital (VC) funding. The advice comes in a format that assists entrepreneurs with issues such as entity formation, intellectual property protection, and funding, among others. The firm emphasizes that the information shared is intended for informational purposes and not as specific legal counsel.

  • Startup Advisors are aimed at addressing common questions that startups face, including issues of organizational formation, intellectual property rights, and securing finance.
  • The advice shared is reportedly based on the experience and insights of legal professionals at Foley & Lardner LLP, but is not intended as specific legal advice.

The team at Foley & Lardner outlines that the information shared through the Startup Advisors initiative should not be acted upon without seeking counsel from a licensed attorney. Additionally, the blog posts and other communication means are not intended to establish an attorney-client relationship. The firm insists that any material transmitted to them via the website will not be deemed confidential or proprietary.

The information provided by the firm is considered “as is” and isn’t guaranteed to be complete, accurate or up-to-date. Foley & Lardner disclaims all warranties relating to the content of the site, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. The firm is also not liable for any claims, losses, or damages resulting from or occasioned by the creation, use of, or reliance on this site, or any third-party websites or the materials accessed through them. In some jurisdictions, the contents of the blog may be considered attorney advertising.

Shabbi S. Khan and Alidad Vakili were named as the authors of the relevant blog posts. Khan is a partner at the firm based in Boston while Vakili serves as counsel from the San Francisco office. Despite the disclaimers, the advice provided through Foley’s Startup Advisors initiative can offer worthwhile insights to startups and entrepreneurs navigating complex legal landscapes in their pursuit of VC funding.