Max Cantor is a partner with Orrick's global Technology Companies Group.
Max advises startup founders, high-growth technology companies, venture capital and private equity funds, and strategic acquirers in connection with planning and executing a variety of corporate transactions.
He has extensive experience in a broad range of domestic and cross-border corporate and transactional matters, including venture capital and growth equity financings, mergers & acquisitions, corporate formation and governance matters, fund formation, and SPAC transactions.
Max also works closely with clients to provide strategic business insights and outside general counsel services, advising clients on day-to-day corporate governance and boardroom matters, equity compensation and employee incentive structures, intellectual property protection and licensing, and general commercial matters.
FUSE Venture Partners:
Capchase – Series B financing, led by 01 Advisors
Afficiency – Series A financing, led by IA Capital
Coolhaus – in multiple growth equity financings, led by Sunrise Strategic Partners
Jask Labs - Series A financing, led by Dell Technologies Capital
Fortress Brand – in its acquisition by Trivest Partners
The 86 Company – in its sale to Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BF-B)
CrowdVision - in its acquisition by Skyfii (ASX: SKF)
Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) - in its acquisition of TaxCycle (Trilogy Software Inc.)
Operative Media - in its acquisition by SintecMedia and Francisco Partners
Sea Pine Technologies – in its sale to Zurich North America (SIX: ZURN)
Bowery Real Estate Systems – Series Seed financing, co-led by Camber Creek and Fika Ventures
Gordon Pointe Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: GPAQ) – De-SPAC merger with HOF Village, LLC