Orrick's Founder Series is a must-read for any UK entrepreneur navigating the complex world of starting and scaling a technology company. Our London Technology Companies Group (TCG), along with supporting specialists, provide you with a comprehensive guide to the key considerations you need to think about at each stage of your company's lifecycle. From incorporation to exit and everything in between, our articles are packed with expert insights and practical tips to help you make informed decisions and avoid common pitfalls. Whether you're a first-time founder or a seasoned entrepreneur, our Founder Series is your go-to resource for building a successful technology company.
12 minute read | Februrary.23.2023
As the economic outlook for 2023 continues to evolve, founders may find themselves considering alternative sources of funding, needing to cut costs or drafting contingency plans. In this article, we offer key guidance on steering a company through financial difficulties.
9 minute read | May.24.2023
For UK founders of financial services startups, navigating the complex regulatory landscape while striving for business growth is no easy feat. Our FinTech regulatory lawyers offer key tips for striking the right balance between business growth and cost-effective compliance.
Our Band 1 ranked London TCG team closed over 320 growth financings and tech M&A deals totalling US$9.76bn in 2022 and has dominated the European venture capital tech market for 29 consecutive quarters (PitchBook, Q1 2023). The practice reflects London’s role as one of the world’s leading financial markets and a centre for international commerce. Nothing inspires us more than helping tech companies develop novel strategies and push boundaries. Through our extensive client portfolio, deal volume, and relationships in the tech ecosystem, we provide commercial and legal insight to each company’s strategy. We work with tech companies on all aspects of their business plans, financing strategies, protecting intellectual assets, retaining talent, securing and monetising data, and advocating for innovation-friendly public policy.