Paul draws on his extensive business experience as a successful serial venture capital-backed entrepreneur, investor, and angel investor to support emerging technology and life sciences companies, and venture capital firms in financing and other strategic transactions and general corporate matters. His focus includes:
- Venture capital financing
- Startup business and financial planning
- Strategic business development planning and execution
- Corporate governance
Paul is uniquely positioned to understand the specific needs of emerging companies. As counsel, principal, angel, and institutional investor, Paul has been involved in dozens of venture capital investments, exit transactions, and other strategic transactions for high impact technology companies and other emerging businesses in a wide range of industries.
A noted thought leader, Paul has written and spoken on everything from startup business plans and startup valuations to crowdfunding and seed financing structures. He has also blogged on cutting edge venture capital topics such as alternatives to caps on liquidation participation and alternatives to convertible debt. A collection of some of his blogs is available: Breaking Out of Silicon Valley: High Impact Entrepreneurship Between the Coasts.