Help Scout Raises $6M Led by Foundry Group

MBBP client Brightwurks (dba Help Scout), a Boston based start-up recently announced that they are ready to evolve.  Help Scout has been providing Web-based help desks to thousands of customers with only $800,000 in funding, which is a small sum for any tech startup.   After closing a $6 million Series A round recently, Help Scout plans …

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Jon Gworek and Scott Bleier Lead Discussions At ABA Annual Meeting

On August 3rd the Venture Capital Transactional Issues and Documentation subcommittee of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association met at the 2012 Annual Meeting in Chicago.  MBBP Partner and subcommittee chair Jon Gworek gave a presentation with Derek Squire, Co-General Counsel of Comcast Ventures, covering special …

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Tales from the Entrepreneurial Trenches: Series “A” to Successful Exit

On Thursday, June 7th, MBBP is hosting a VC event at the Cambridge Innovation Center on the journey from company formation and Series "A" round to eventual exit. This program will share how four entrepreneur panelists have addressed the issues facing venture backed companies and their approach to achieving a successful exit. Moderator: Kyle Alspach, Startups and VC …

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MBBP Ranked 12th and 9th in 2011 VC Report for Eastern US

In Wilmer Hale's 2011 Venture Capital Report, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C.  ranked 12th on the list of Top Counsel to Companies Receiving VC Financing in 2010 and 9th on the list of Top Counsel to VC-Backed Companies at Year-End 2010 beating out firms such as Foley Hoag LLP and Bingham McCutchen LLP.  Not only does …

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7th Annual Conference on Clean Energy, November 1, 2010

7th Annual Conference on Clean Energy - An action-packed day designed to provide you with the latest investment opportunities, business insights, career options, and fund-raising strategies, from seed to Stimulus. The Conference will feature Finance Panels, Industry Panels and more than 30 Investor Pitches given by early stage companies seeking funding and by researchers who …

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