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KO Client Tilting Point Raises $235M Image

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 Image

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,…

Web Deals Direct Acquired by Perch Image

Web Deals Direct Acquired by Perch

Competition among marketplace consolidators, also known as “roll-ups,” is heating up as major players vie to purchase top global Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) sellers. The KO team, led by partner Jennifer Rosenthal, recently represented one of the largest FBA sellers, Web Deals Direct, which was acquired by Perch. KO attorneys…

Proactively Protecting Your Company’s Growth: The Early-Stage Guide to Using a Corporate Lawyer Image

Proactively Protecting Your Company’s Growth: The Early-Stage Guide to Using a Corporate Lawyer

When you have limited dollars for legal issues, it’s important to know where to spend those funds to maximize your company’s investment in legal resources without waste and inefficiency.​ Experienced corporate counsel will tell early stage companies in most industries to focus on two priorities as soon as possible: capital…

KO Client Guest House Raises $3 Million Image

KO Client Guest House Raises $3 Million

KO client Guest House, a tech-enabled home staging company and home furnishing marketplace, raised $3 million in a seed round led by Range Ventures. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Ryan Sykora represent Guest House. The $3 million in seed funding also included 87 Capital, Rucker Park Capital, and Ludlow…

Privacy Law Roundup: Supreme Court Weighs in on TCPA, U.S. Privacy Legislation Updates Image

Privacy Law Roundup: Supreme Court Weighs in on TCPA, U.S. Privacy Legislation Updates

In this privacy law roundup: Supreme Court limits scope of the TCPA in in Facebook v. Duguid Decision Virginia passes the Consumer Data Protection Act, California appoints CPPA board members On the horizon: Multiple states and federal legislators consider new privacy legislation Supreme Court limits application of the TCPA Decision…

Early Stage Business Considerations: Prioritizing Intellectual Property Protection Image

Early Stage Business Considerations: Prioritizing Intellectual Property Protection

Emerging company founders and small business owners have no shortage of issues to think through and solve. Prioritizing intellectual property rights and protection doesn’t often top the priority list. Most time and energy is rightly focused on building the business, developing products, hiring a team, and finding customers. With these…

M&A Activity in 2021: Opportunities Ahead for Business Transactions Image

M&A Activity in 2021: Opportunities Ahead for Business Transactions

The tone for M&A activity in 2021 was set by 2020’s theme: acceleration driven by necessity and opportunity. Industries forced to pivot rapidly, coupled with favorable market conditions and access to affordable capital, set the stage for strong M&A activity in 2021. To understand how business owners can position themselves…