Emerging & Growth Business
When it comes to the formation, development, and growth of your business, there is nothing more important than having the right team by your side to guide you, counsel you, and support you through every challenge – both expected and unforeseen – from the moment your bright idea takes shape to the time it becomes a growing, thriving reality.
At Jaffe, we assist entrepreneurs, start-up companies, and growing businesses in all areas of formation, development and funding, intellectual property protection and commercialization, equity incentive alternatives, and complex business transactions. We evaluate the unique needs of a business and customize an engagement that meets those needs with a results-oriented approach. We consider ourselves long-term partners of and trusted advisors to businesses every day as they navigate the challenges and opportunities that arise as they grow and mature.
Our clients are businesses in diverse, high technology sectors of many industries, such as bioinformatics, cloud computing, automotive technology, medical devices, and more. With these clients, we have made the complete journey from entity formation to successful growth to prosperous succession. Our approach is geared toward understanding your priorities and ensuring that we are not just meeting your needs at this moment, but anticipating challenges and risks that might be lurking in the future. All the while, we will equip you with what you need to deal with disruptions strategically and confidently with the least amount of interruption to your business operation.
Jaffe’s strength is in the depth and breadth of its experienced attorneys who provide everything that a business needs to plan, launch, grow, and succeed. Our cross-disciplinary team collaborates to provide creative solutions and substantial value in positioning you and your business for growth and success. We know that one size does not fit all, which is why we tailor our work to meet the specific needs of your emerging and growth business specifically. We will be with you for the short term, and for the long haul.
We regularly advise and guide clients on onboarding and using electronic cap table management platforms which can assist in managing cap tables and streamlining the issuance of securities and stock options. Jaffe is a law firm partner of Carta (a leading electronic cap table management platform) and we can work collaboratively with Carta to effectively onboard and manage your cap table and get the most out of the platform while ensuring legal compliance.
- Entity Selection and Formation
- Finance, Venture Capital, and Private Equity (Seed, Debt, Bridge and Growth Capital)
- Cap Table Management
- Commercial Agreements
- Intellectual Property
- Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
- Corporate Law and Governance
- Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
- Private and Public Offerings
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Tax Planning