23 Aug 2021
IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 23, 2021 / The last quarter was a historic one for venture capital activity, the largest ever measured in dollars invested. With this momentum starting in Q3 2021, deal flow is increasing, and among law firms experiencing a slight increase in start-up deals is Michelman & Robinson, LLP, who just appointed Harpreet Walia as president of emerging companies and venture capital.
Walia is based at M&R’s Los Angeles office, although he also maintains a significant presence in the Bay Area. With extensive experience working with start-up and emerging growth clients, particularly those in the tech industry, Walia is “now poised to gain even more foothold in Silicon Beach, Silicon Valley and beyond.” , according to Sanford Michelman, president of M&R.
Commenting on her new role, Walia said, “My new designation reflects M&R’s focus on emerging companies, which is well placed given that deals above $ 100 million have reached an all-time high, as are middle market transactions in the technology sector. He goes on to say, “M&R has a strong corporate transactional practice in both California and New York and an ideal base for managing the lifecycle of emerging businesses, which often begins even before the company is founded. That being said, we are certainly the beneficiaries of the surge of activity seen in tech hubs around the world, the growing nature of seed capital funding, and more robust exit opportunities from the private market.
Stephen Weiss, who leads the M&R transactions team, adds: “Harpreet is an accomplished business strategist, whose work on behalf of tech start-ups is bolstered by his network of investor relations and advisors across the world. Combine that with his extraordinary skills in managing cross-border transactions, including those originating from India, and it is no wonder that he was named the very first President of Emerging Companies and Venture Capital in the world. cabinet. ‘
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