Deal Flow

Silicon Legal has been fortunate to have deal flow that is on par with the powerhouse law firms in Silicon Valley and simply unheard-of at other boutique firms.

Venture Capital and Angel Financings

Over the last 3 years, we have advised clients in more than 450 venture capital and angel financings. On average, that is 3 new financings closed every week. Some recent prominent transactions include:

  • Boundary – Series A, B and C Financings (funded by Lightspeed, Scale VP and Adams Street)
  • Change.org – Series B Financing (funded by Omidyar Network)
  • Distractify – Series A Financing (funded by Lightspeed, Lerer Ventures and CAA)
  • Expensify – Series A and B Financings (funded by Redpoint Ventures)
  • Famo.us – Series A and B Financings (Funded by Insight Venture Partners, Javelin and InterWest)
  • Hey – Series Seed and A Financings (funded by Google, Spark and General Catalyst)
  • Jetpac – Series A Financing (funded by Khosla Ventures)
  • Judicata – Series A and B Financings (funded by Thiel Capital and Khosla Ventures)
  • Locality – Series Seed and Series A Financing (funded by Matrix)
  • Loggly – Series A and B Financings (funded by Trinity Ventures, True Ventures and Matrix)
  • Lyft – Series A, B, C and D Financings (funded by Mayfield, Andreessen Horowitz and Coatue)
  • Play-i – Series A Financing (funded by Madrona and Charles River Ventures)
  • Sharethrough – Series A, B and C Financings (funded by North Bridge Venture Partners and Elevation)
  • StyleSeat – Series Seed and Series A Financings (funded by Lightspeed and Lowercase Capital)
  • TaskRabbit – Series A, B and C Financings (funded by Founders Fund and Lightspeed)
  • Threadflip – Series A and B Financings (funded by Norwest, Shasta Ventures and Greylock Partners)
  • Ticketfly – Series A, B and C Financings (funded by Mohr Davidow Ventures and SAP)
  • Triggit – Series A and B Financings (funded by Foundry Group and Spark Capital)
  • Uber – Series A Financing (funded by Benchmark Capital)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Over the last 3 years, we have advised clients in more than 50 M&A transactions, including:

  • Lyft’s acquisitions of Cherry & Rover
  • DropTalk’s sale to DropBox
  • Card.io’s sale to PayPal
  • Fluther’s sale to Twitter
  • Marakana’s sale to Twitter
  • Tagtile’s sale to Facebook
  • Serious Business’ sale to Zynga
  • JamLegend’s sale to Zynga
  • BigNoggins’ sale to Yahoo!
  • Circle of Mom’s sale to Sugar
  • Cloud Nine’s sale to Boingo Wireless
  • Kabam’s acquisition of WonderHill
  • Jetpac’s sale to Google
  • Docker’s acquisition of Orchard Labs
  • CardMunch’s sale to LinkedIn
  • LevelUp Analytics’ sale to Intuit
  • Ronin’s sale to GoDaddy
  • Torbit’s sale to WalMart
  • Blockboard’s sale to Klout
  • Optimal’s sale to Brand Networks
  • Storify’s sale to Livefyre
  • Socialize’s sale to ShareThis
  • TaskRabbit’s acquisition of SkillSlate
  • Ticketfly’s acquisitions of Gigbot & PBO

Commercial Transactions

We have helped our clients structure and close deals with dozens of major industry players, including:

  • Microsoft
  • eBay
  • Amazon
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Activision
  • SAP
  • Deloitte
  • Kongregate
  • EMC
  • Best Buy
  • Adobe
  • Paramount Pictures
  • WalMart
  • MTV
  • Kodak
  • RealNetworks
  • AOL
  • PayPal
  • Navteq
  • American Express
  • Forbes
  • Intuit
  • Universal Music Group
  • Zynga
  • TimeWarner
  • FootLocker
  • IBM
  • Groupon
  • Dell
  • Bravo Media
  • Brocade
  • Samsung