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Foley & Lardner LLP’s Saige Gallop and I recently represented New Enterprise Associates (NEA) as the lead investor in the $6 million seed round for integration platform AI Squared. Ridgeline Partners LLC also participated in the funding round.➡️ AI Squared helps companies adopt artificial intelligence by using a low-code platform to integrate it into existing applications in a timely

Happy Friday friends.Before we head into the 4th of July holiday weekend, especially for those in the US, sharing a post about a new book that bridges #music and #business.👉 We all know the #RollingStones, their iconic tunes and their industrial-scale concerts. What might have appeared like a straightforward career path was in fact full of obstacles.👉 However, through

Organizations today face an uphill battle managing supply chain-related issues.On one front companies are encountering frequent and extensive shipment and delivery delays, while on the other suppliers are enduring sky-high freight costs.It is uncertain when these challenges will return to baseline, but the consensus is clear: disruptions to supply chain transportation and freight are far from over.Read more for an overview on

Cryptocurrency has been a digital Wild West for over a decade. In the past 13 years, bitcoin alone has minted tens of thousands of millionaires, and a trillion-dollar industry has risen up to serve cryptocurrencies that proponents call the future of finance.In the absence of a statutory scheme designed for its existence, entrepreneurs have struggled to innovate with compliance designed in,

Foley Represents TDK Ventures as Lead Investor in $25M Funding Round for Green Hydrogen-Electrolysis Startup VerdagyFoley & Lardner LLP represented TDK Ventures Inc. as lead investor in green hydrogen-electrolysis startup Verdagy. Other investors in this oversubscribed round of financing totaling $25 million included Khosla Ventures, Shell Ventures, Doral Energy Tech Ventures, Temasek, BHP Ventures, and Orbia Ventures.Verdagy is focused on the

Companies across every industry are jumping into NFTs, seeking to seize what they perceive as huge business opportunities. Attorneys working in the space see myriad reasons to be bullish, despite a recent plunge in NFT sales and a host of tricky legal and regulatory issues companies entering the field must navigate.⚠️ Missing opportunities in this emerging field could be catastrophic.

https://medium.com/media/af788543a9ccb2292e771b919dd4bfd8/hrefAdding employees is a crucial step for startup founders and you want to make sure you do it right. What are the correct employment documents? How do you make sure that confidentiality and IP are protected as you add employees? It’s important to get this stuff right the first time.Feel free to connect with Louis:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/louislehot1LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louislehot/Twitter: https://twitter.com/lehotlouisInstagram:

Friends,Just as we thought we would getting back to normal this spring, conditions got even more interesting. While the rest of the world has been navigating decreased growth in GDP owing to inflation, imports, interest rate increases, a market correction to the public equity markets, prognostications about a coming “crypto-winter,” zero-COVID imposed lockdowns, the Omicron variant and the response to

https://medium.com/media/ba006f985ba1d0307b1901e6e03e7b2e/hrefWhen an VC is ready to invest, they will give you a Term Sheet outlining their proposed terms of their investment. Understanding that term sheet (and the implications of each of the points), is crucial for founders and existing shareholders. Which terms should you negotiate, and which should you accept?Feel free to connect with Louis:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/louislehot1LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louislehot/Twitter: https://twitter.com/lehotlouisInstagram: