startups

It helps to start your company with good foundations. We help with basics like IP assignments, constitutions, vesting agreements, privacy policies and employee share option plans.

capital raising

We advise on all sizes and stages of tech company capital raising, from seed through series A, B and beyond, to private equity and pre-IPO rounds. For best results, involve us when you get your first term sheet.

m&a

All of our corporate partners started life as m&a lawyers before branching out into venture capital. We specialise in tech company m&a, and as well as helping Kiwi founders negotiate great exits, we are increasingly helping well-funded Kiwi tech companies with acquisitions.

contracts

Contracts are the thing that bring in the revenue for tech companies, from simple t&cs for e-commerce websites through to 100+ page master service agreements with multinationals or government entities. We review and draft them all.

governance

Tech companies often operate in a state of barely controlled chaos. We help calm the waters with advice on governance matters including board composition, directors’ duties, founder and shareholder arrangements, and Companies Act compliance.

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snapIT

snapit

SnapIT makes monitoring services technology like live cameras, tracking and satellite communication systems. Learn about their recent financing transaction and what it's like to work with us.
ideegeo founders discussing the company

ideegeo

Ideegeo is an international domain name retailer, better known domain site iwantmyname.com. The company was sold to UK domain register CentralNic for $5.2m.
nz startup swipedon

swipedon

SwipedOn provides a SaaS visitor management system that allows visitors to log in using iPads. Learn about its recent exit via acquisition by SmartSpace Software, a UK-listed business.
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techlaw profile – nick goldstein

The techlaw internship programme places law students with fast-growing tech companies. We caught up with Nick Goldstein to talk about his techlaw internship experience.
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