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Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP works with startups and emerging companies to launch and accelerate their progress. The firm has extensive knowledge and experience in growing companies and the venture capital space. Our experience includes strategic financings, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures in early- and late-stage fundings. DGS attorneys have experience representing both borrowers and lenders in venture capital matters. We are well versed in working with other professionals employed by investors or issuers, including accountants, investment bankers, and compensation consultants. This approach enables our clients to benefit from in-depth professional advice on a cost-efficient basis.

Representative Experience

  • Alpine Access, a Denver-based provider of customer care solutions using home-based employees, in its $7.5 million private placement. The round was co-led by affiliates of 5280 Partners and Stolberg Equity Partners.
  • Apollo Gold Corporation, a gold mining company involved in extraction, processing, and refining, in its $8.58 million private placement.
  • Bohemian Investments LLC in its $10 million private placement.
  • A venture capital firm that identified and completed numerous investments in high growth technology companies across the energy spectrum.
  • Channel Intelligence, Inc., a provider of e-commerce solutions, in a $40 million equity investment by Internet Capital Group.
  • eWise Group Inc., an online payment technology company, in its restructuring and $14 million venture capital finance transaction led by Wellington Partners.
  • Friday Health Plans, a technology-enabled health plan in the individual health insurance market, in multiple rounds of venture capital financing transactions, including its $50 million financing with Peloton Equity and Leadenhall Capital Partners.
  • Foundry Group, a venture capital firm focused on investments technology companies and venture capital fund managers, in follow-on investments across its portfolio.
  • Invidi Technologies Corporation, a leader in advanced advertising technologies. Transactions include:
    • Approximately $30 million Series C preferred stock financing led by GroupM Worldwide, Inc., the media buying subsidiary of WPP Group USA Inc., one of the worldโ€™s largest media advertising companies, and Motorola, Inc.
    • Approximately $60 million Series A, B, and C preferred stock financings, which included investors Menlo Ventures, EnerTech Capital, and InterWest Partners.
  • ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. an atomic layer deposition company, in its Series Seed financing.
  • TermScout, a provider of contract ratings and review services, in its Series Seed financing.
  • Wattles Capital Management, LLC in its $3.5 million Series B venture capital investment with registration rights and option to purchase Series C.
  • Affiliates of Windpoint Partners, Bain Capital, and Stolberg Equity Partners in a $15 million pre-IPO investment in Eschelon Telecom, facilities-based communications services provider. Representation of the private equity firms in Eschelonโ€™s IPO.

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