Practise Area

Venture Technology & Emerging Growth Companies

At FOLEGAL, we offer early-stage and emerging companies business-oriented, timely and practical advice, from initial structuring and assistance with their first capital raise, to advice along every step of their growth trajectory, startup company formations, independent contractor issues, early to late stage financings, venture debt, intellectual property protection, dispute counselling, technology licensing and acquisitions, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, among other areas.

Our advice is informed by our experience working with entrepreneurs, as well as with venture and private equity funds, financial intermediaries, and other investors.
We are inspired by the technologies and services they have developed, and our knowledge of technology helps us to fully understand our clients’ businesses, which is critical to providing top-notch legal service.

We give legal support to investors in Nigeria who finance promising start-ups and emerging companies. Our lawyers’ broad market experience enables fund sponsor, adviser and investor clients to structure funds and investments creatively and efficiently to maximize fund-raising flexibility and opportunities.

We work with venture capital funds, private equity funds, corporate venture funds, and various other special purpose investment funds.

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