Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, is pleased to announce a multi-year sponsorship with OneEleven, a Toronto based technology accelerator and innovation hub dedicated to supporting Canada’s most promising scale-ups.
The sponsorship offers immediate benefits to OneEleven entrepreneurs, who now have access to a deep bench of top-ranked legal talent from a range of disciplines, offering practical advice on maximizing opportunities to scale and grow, while mitigating the risks that technology-driven entrepreneurs face.
“We’re excited to become part of the OneEleven community and apply the expertise we’ve developed in this area to a new set of promising ventures,” said Martin Denyes, Ontario Regional Managing Partner for Fasken Martineau. “Aligning our Firm with OneEleven is a natural extension of our work with numerous technology companies across Canada and around the world. It’s also a relationship that reflects our Firm’s own culture of innovation.”
Fasken Martineau lawyers deliver mission-critical knowledge and insight to OneEleven portfolio companies, providing counsel on matters including fundraising, intellectual property, licensing and outsourcing, governance, mergers and acquisitions, human capital, regulatory guidance and government relations, and tax planning.
“OneEleven is very pleased to welcome Fasken Martineau, which joins other leading organizations across venture capital, industry, academia and government to fulfill our vision to help the next generation of Canadian tech companies compete and win on the global stage,” said Bilal Khan, Managing Director of OneEleven. “The commitment of our sponsors in supporting cutting-edge ideas that will shape our future and drive economic prosperity across the region is impressive, and we’re grateful for their support.”
Fasken Martineau’s relationship with OneEleven is the latest example of the Firm’s commitment to new and emerging technology companies. Additional initiatives include ViaFasken, a start-up program that guides entrepreneurs through the challenges of launching a business; a leadership role with Centre4Growth, the accelerator arm of the BC Technology Association; Gold sponsor of the 2016 Buffer Festival; an ongoing onsite consulting program with Montréal’s Notman House, a co-working and skill-sharing office space for early stage technology companies; and active participation in numerous industry conferences and associations.
About Fasken Martineau
Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 700 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at fasken.com.