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May 4, 2022Firm News
Business Insider: How law firm Gunderson Dettmer's deal machine swallowed Silicon Valley

Gunderson Dettmer was featured in a Business Insider article that included perspectives from a wide range of clients, alumni, and partners, highlighting how the firm has developed its prominence in the emerging company and investor communities.
As shared in the article, “Gunderson has done well by throwing the Big Law playbook out the window. The firm takes on only corporate work, like crafting stock-option agreements and negotiating deals. It doesn't do any litigation or courtroom disputes. That focus makes Gunderson a go-to for startup founders and investors who want their law firm to understand the industry they're in.”

May 3, 2022Client News
BehavioSec® Announces Acquisition by RELX

Gunderson Dettmer represented client BehavioSec ®, an advanced behavioral biometrics technology provider, in its acquisition by RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

May 3, 2022Client News
Triplemint Acquisition by The Agency

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Triplemint, a New York-based property brokerage platform, in its acquisition by The Agency, a global real estate brokerage.

May 2, 2022Client News
Xepelin Raises $111M Series B Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Xepelin, a provider of digital financial services, in its $111 million Series B financing led by Avenir and Kaszek, which represents the largest Series B financing in Chile to date.

April 29, 2022Insights
April 29 Update: New York City’s Salary Transparency in Job Postings – Failure to Comply with this New Law Carries Significant Penalties

April 29, 2022 Update: On Thursday, April 28, 2022 the New York City Council approved legislation that will push back the implementation of the salary transparency law by six months. The new law was supposed to go into effect May 15, 2022 and is now pushed back to November 1, 2022.

Starting May 15, 2022, employers advertising jobs in NYC must include a good faith salary range for every job, promotion, and transfer opportunity advertised.

April 28, 2022Client News
Kelonia Therapeutics Raises $50M Series A Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Kelonia Therapeutics, a biotech company focused on revolutionizing in vivo gene delivery, in its $50 million Series A financing round with participation from Alta Partners, Horizons Ventures, and Venrock.

April 26, 2022Insights
SEC Proposes New SPAC Regulatory Regime

Proposed Extension of Traditional IPO Investor Protections to SPAC Transactions Would Significantly Increase Costs, Complexity and Potential Liability for Market Participants Throughout the SPAC Lifecycle

April 25, 2022Client News
Afriex Raises $10M in Series A Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented Nigeria-based client Afriex, a blockchain money transfer platform, in its $10 million Series A financing co-led by Sequoia Capital China and Dragonfly Capital with participation from Goldentree, Stellar Foundation, Exceptional Capital, and more.

April 25, 2022Firm News
Gunderson Dettmer Recognized in 2022 Mergers and Acquisitions Top Middle-Market Deals of the Year

Gunderson Dettmer was recognized as a winner in the 15th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Top Middle-Market Deals of the Year for its representation of Foresight Sports in its acquisition by Vista Outdoor and The Athletic in its acquisition by The New York Times, two out of the thirteen winning deals for the categories Media and Consumer Products and Outdoor Recreation.

April 20, 2022Client News
Loop Health Raises $25M Series B Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Loop Health, an India-based healthcare and insurance startup, in its $25 million Series B financing. The financing was co-led by General Catalyst and Elevation Capital, with participation by Khosla Ventures, Sierra Ventures and Optum Ventures.

April 14, 2022Client News
Twingate Raises $42M Series B Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Twingate, a California-based developer of “zero trust” security software, in its $42 million Series B financing led by BOND with participation from WndrCo, 8VC, and SignalFire

April 11, 2022Client News
Puppet Acquisition by Perforce

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Puppet, an infrastructure automation company, in its acquisition by Perforce, a developer of software configuration management systems.

April 7, 2022Client News
Jüsto Raises $152M Series B Financing

Gunderson Dettmer represented Mexico City-based client Jüsto, an online supermarket delivery-only grocery store chain, in its $152 million Series B financing led by General Atlantic with participation from Tarsadia Capital, Citius, Arago Capital, Foundation Capital, and Quiet Capital.

April 4, 2022Insights
California Court Rules State’s Racial/Ethnic Board Diversity Mandate Unconstitutional

On April 1, 2022, in the first decision to be handed down in several state and federal lawsuits underway challenging California’s gender and racial board diversity mandates, Judge Terry Green of Los Angeles County Superior Court declared the state’s board diversity mandate for “underrepresented communities” (racial/ethnic/LGBT) unconstitutional. The judge did not explain the reasoning for his decision, and it is currently unclear whether the state will appeal the ruling.