Startup Companies
Tonkon Torp represents technology startups from formation and founding to ongoing maintenance and exit strategies. The work we do with our startup clients is fundamentally about problem solving, and we help our clients anticipate and navigate the twists and turns of starting and growing a business.

Beyond the legal details, we offer consultation and advising, helping entrepreneurs find the ideal pitch and position to attract capital and buyers. We maintain close working relationships with a number of funding organizations, and our team is comprised of attorneys who are experienced investors themselves.

Tonkon Torp Guides SnappyData through Equity Sale

Tonkon Torp helped client SnappyData, Inc. to negotiate and complete an equity sale to TIBCO Software. SnappyData is a software company based in Portland that operates in the open-source big data space.

Corporate Conversion and Financing for Circuitry Company

Advised client with the negotiation of a term sheet and the documentation of the conversion from an Oregon corporation into a Delaware corporation, as well as the offer, issuance and sale of Series A Preferred Stock to a venture capital fund.

Software Solutions Unlimited, Inc.

Tonkon Torp represented a business-to-business software services provider in the sale of its assets to a strategic buyer. The transaction involved highly negotiated and significant earnout provisions. Tonkon also played a significant role in addressing and reconciling the differing and strongly held views of the family shareholders.

Representative Matters

Corporate Conversion and Financing for Circuitry Company

Advised client with the negotiation of a term sheet and the documentation of the conversion from an Oregon corporation into a Delaware corporation, as well as the offer, issuance and sale of Series A Preferred Stock to a venture capital fund.