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Startup and Emerging Company Services



From ideation to exit: Fasken has a long history of supporting emerging and growth-stage companies with end-to-end strategic legal advice and representation at every stage.

Our Startup and Emerging Company Services practice advises US tech companies, venture capital and private equity firms with Canadian investments and acquisitions.

We are passionate about being at the forefront of the technology ecosystem and have deep expertise across the technology industry, including in areas related to AI, MedTech, BioTech, CleanTech, AgriTech, FinTech, Blockchain, PropTech and others. We are well integrated within Canada’s national and local startup markets. We have established partnerships with key stakeholders, accelerators and many other industry-specific organizations. Due to these relationships, we are also an ideal guide to help your US-based organization make an acquisition or expand your operations into the Canadian ecosystem.

We take pride in our work whether we are lead counsel or working in close partnership with your primary external legal team, we provide seamless legal support throughout the entire process.

Our startup and emerging companies team is recognized as one of the most active and respected practices in this market. We strive to continuously innovate and help drive the business objectives of our clients through our legal advice.

Read about our client experience and review the expertise we’ve shared in our publications and presentations. To connect with us, please contact any of our lawyers to discuss how we can help.




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