Venture Capital & Start-Ups
Venture capital – a form of private equity – is a type of financing provided to start-up companies and small businesses with exceptional growth potential. Venture capital, which generally comes from financial institutions, investment banks, or well-off investors, can also be provided in the form of technical or managerial expertise. The venture capital & start-up industry is recognized throughout the world as an engine of economic growth. DGKV’s corporate and M&A experts have extensive knowledge of and experience in all types of corporate and business legal issues, including the general framework for foreign investment, how to select the most appropriate legal and operational forms of business organization (as well as assisting with the incorporation of legal entities, the formation of partnerships, and the establishment of representative offices). We also help our clients apply for government approvals, licenses, and registrations; prepare all types of commercial agreements and related documentation; prepare shareholder, partnership, joint venture, and management agreements; address corporate governance issues; deal with social security and employment considerations; structure taxes; deal with currency control issues and intellectual property matters; purchase and/or lease commercial property; make changes in capital structure; and with day-to-day corporate matters.