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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

Five Questions with KO’s New Attorneys

KO Law Firm is growing again. In recent months, the firm has expanded our practice with the addition of new attorneys Logan DeSouza, Robert Donald, Charu Ganesh, Ryan Ivey and Kyle Pawlak. Not only are these additions high-caliber attorneys with a breadth of experience — they also bring unique, diverse experiences…

KO Client Sydnexis Completes $45M Series B Financing

Sydnexis, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, has completed a $45 million Series B financing led by Visionary Ventures, Blue Stem Capital, and SC Master Fund. The KO team, led by partners Kevin Gibson and Brad Schoenfeld, represented Sydnexis. The company sees progressive myopia (nearsightedness) in children as a “significant…

How to be practical in M&A Deals: Three questions with KO Partner Jennifer Rosenthal

Merger and acquisition (M&A) deal volume hit an all-time high in the first six months of 2021. Fueled by economic growth, low capital costs and the reopening of society in many places, this trend shows no sign of slowing down before year end. Consider this: according to Refinitiv, one of…

KO Client MUNIRevs | LODGINGRevs Acquired by GovOS

KO client MUNIRevs | LODGINGRevs, an industry-leading business tax, licensing, and compliance solution for local governments, has been acquired by software provider GovOS. The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, represented MUNIRevs. MUNIRevs automates business revenue collections for towns, cities, and states, and has helped jurisdictions collect $1.55 billion…

KO Client Tilting Point Raises $235M

Tilting Point, a leading free-to-play games publisher and KO client, recently raised $235 million in an equity financing led by General Atlantic. This funding will support the company’s progressive game publishing model, mergers and acquisitions and international growth. KO partners Jon Taylor and Charles Ciaccio along with attorneys Melissa Mellen,…

KO Client Shotzr Acquired by Shutterstock

Shotzr, Inc., a Denver-based artificial intelligence (AI) advertising startup, has been acquired by stock photography giant Shutterstock. The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, represented Shotzr. Shotzr uses predictive analysis to help customers select images that resonate with key audiences for social media and other digital campaigns. This acquisition,…

KO Client SSB Acquires ALUMiNate to Expand Data Solutions

The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, represented SSB — a data management and analytics company — in its acquisition of ALUMiNate, a provider of data enrichment services that boost fundraising success for higher education and nonprofit organizations. KO attorneys Ryan Sykora and Logan DeSouza worked with Rosenthal to…

Deal Makers or Deal Breakers? How Commercial Contracts Can Impact M&A

In a startup’s early years, securing customer deals and negotiating key vendor and partner agreements are big priorities. Done right, these deals give startups both the foundation and the momentum they need to grow and meet key growth milestones. But there are risks, both actual and perceived, in these commercial…