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KO Client PAIRIN Closes Series A to Grow its Equitable Hiring Tech Image

KO Client PAIRIN Closes Series A to Grow its Equitable Hiring Tech

KO tech client PAIRIN recently closed a $2.1 million Series A investment to scale and grow the company at this pivotal time. PAIRIN’s platform seeks to make the hiring and screening process more equitable, and it can be customized to meet the needs of clients, like the state of Colorado,…

KO Client Company Six Spins Off from Sphero and Secures Financing Image

KO Client Company Six Spins Off from Sphero and Secures Financing

KO client Company Six recently completed a spin off from Sphero and closed a $3 million seed round. Company Six will create robotic systems designed for first responders, defense workers and others with dangerous jobs. KO represented Company Six in the spin-off and the financing. The KO team was led…

KO Client 9Yards Capital Invests in Robinhood’s $280M Series F Round Image

KO Client 9Yards Capital Invests in Robinhood’s $280M Series F Round

KO client 9Yards Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in transformative, growth-stage technology companies, recently invested in Robinhood’s $280 million Series F funding round. This round pushed Robinhood’s valuation to $8.3 billion. KO partners Jennifer Rosenthal and Kevin Gibson represented 9Yards Capital in the transaction. “For this deal, it…

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Resources Image

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Resources

While it’s critical to stay informed during this challenging time, businesses and employees alike are being inundated with information and resources regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, including the host of new laws that have been passed. We’ve provided this resource page to help you quickly access the most timely updates. To…

New SBA Guidance on PPP Necessity Certification and Forgiveness Image

New SBA Guidance on PPP Necessity Certification and Forgiveness

Below we’ve summarized recently released information related to the Paycheck Protection Program Loan (“PPP Loan”) program. New Guidance With Regard to the Certification of “Necessity” of PPP Loan. The application for a PPP Loan required the applicant to certify that “current economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support…

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New Information on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans

Below we’ve summarized recently released information related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans. $20 million Cap on PPP Loan Funds Available to “Corporate Groups” Businesses that are part of a “single corporate group” may receive only up to $20 million of PPP Loan funds in the aggregate. This limitation…

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About When to Use a Corporate Lawyer Image

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About When to Use a Corporate Lawyer

Entrepreneurs are often reluctant to spend money on legal expertise during an economic downturn. However, history shows that downturns can be an ideal time to invest in your business and its long-term prospects by focusing on a couple of critical legal items while simultaneously not sweating some of the smaller…

Webinar: KO Partner Dan Fredrickson Talks About Top COVID Legal Issues Image

Webinar: KO Partner Dan Fredrickson Talks About Top COVID Legal Issues

As businesses face significant challenges and uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, KO Law Firm partner Dan Fredrickson recently led a webinar on identifying and managing COVID-19 legal risks. Dan discusses key legal issues that businesses should consider regarding new stimulus measures such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…