Bullpen Capital is an early-stage venture fund which makes follow-on investments in start-ups funded by super-angels. Bullpen’s market focus is on the social-mobile web sector (both enterprise and direct to consumer), which is experiencing a new tech boom.
DLA Piper is a longtime leader in representing startups, venture capitalists and technology investment bankers. We perennially rank nationally and globally in the top 3 for venture capital, M&A and IPOs. Since our roots in the Bay Area as Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich, we have been renowned for representing countless technology companies, including Adobe, Ascend Communications, Groupon, Qualcomm, Salesforce, and 3Com. Our Northern California corporate lawyers are highly active in the startup and venture communities, and have enormous corporate development experience, having each “been there, done that” at all stages of development for hundreds of companies.
Global Brain Corporation
Global Brain (GB) is an early-stage venture capital firm based in Tokyo, expanding its investment activities in the US, Japan, and other Asian countries. We specialize in investing in and supporting startups that are looking to extend their products or services to the Japanese and Asian markets in the future. Using our broad connections in the region, we help startups entering the market by facilitating partnerships with major corporations in the region and providing hands-on support in every aspect of growing business.
Maveron utilizes a unique investment platform to identify and invest in the most promising consumer businesses, accelerate their trajectory, and thoughtfully monetize these companies to maximize stakeholder value. This platform encompasses our people, our network, and our insight. It is set up to deliver superior financial returns through partnerships with the best and brightest entrepreneurs who are in the early- to mid-stages of developing strong and highly differentiated brands.
No one understands startups like SVB. From Pinterest to Stripe and Jive to Cloudera, we’re the platform that powers the world’s most disruptive tech. And unlike a typical bank, we were founded in Silicon Valley, so our products have been designed alongside founders just like you, honed for the unique needs of rapidly growing tech startups. We aim to take the guesswork out of the financial back office for startups — we have everything you need to get set up, get running, and most importantly, get back to building.