TechLegis is perhaps the only startup focused law firm in India that has a dedicated practice group focusing on start-up ventures, Angel Investors, Private Equity players and Venture Capital funds and as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) regularly handholds and mentors promising start-up entities in the initial years of business on cost basis across various technology areas and industry practice areas.
As part of ‘Startup Central’ initiative, TechLegis not only provides highly discounted advisory and legal representation services but also guides the founders by giving advice on legal aspects of the business such as choice of entity, intellectual property, contracts, M&A, raising capital, executive compensation, dispute resolution, compliance, etc. Besides, as part of the handholding exercise our senior lawyers mentor at least one stratup a year for certain number of regular hours which advisory include reviewing business strategies, giving inputs on presentations to be made to potential investors, valuations, etc.
TechLegisis also currently engaged with and being retained by certain Angel Investor groups and Virtual Incubators as their exclusive and preferred Legal Advisors so as to help them in mentoring startups and assist with legal aspects of funding and investment opportunities. The firm on a regular basis also advises PE/VC funds, seed investors, FIIs and financial institutions on structuring their investments in India through tax friendly cross border investment structures, setting up of trusts, limited liability partnerships, companies or other suitable entity structures, including advice on the Indian regulatory and tax (onshore and offshore) regime. TechLegis also assists its clients in conducting due diligences of their portfolio companies and possess the requisite expertise to understand and evaluate business and legal risks across a various different technology and business sectors.