Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital


Roberts Zimmerman PLLC represents emerging companies through every stage of their lifecycle.  The firm has counseled hundreds of entrepreneurs and startup companies on matters including incorporation, seed financings and other growth transactions critical to the success of their venture.  Additionally, the firm has counseled numerous clients participating in accelerators such as Y Combinator and Techstars.

The firm represents emerging companies and investors in venture capital financings. The firm has negotiated and closed deals on behalf of clients with dozens of venture capital firms and corporate venture capital arms. The firm negotiates and drafts all necessary documentation, from initial term sheets to definitive transaction documents.


Choice of Entity
Board of Directors and Officers
Equity Allocation and Vesting
Inventions Assignments
Stock Option Plans

Early-Stage Financing

Term Sheets
Incubators & Accelerators
Convertible Debt Financings
Standard Seed Documents
SAFE Financings
Series A, B, C, D and beyond


Growth Transactions

Advisor Agreements
License Agreements
IP Development Agreements
Consulting Agreements
Employment Agreements
Office Leases


Other Matters

Prior Employment Issues
Founder Disputes
Nondisclosure Agreements
Terms of Service & Privacy Policies
Corporate Governance
Commercial Contracts