Our Emerging Technology group is a diverse, highly skilled, fully integrated, multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to serving the Emerging Technology industry.
Our clients are high growth emerging technology companies, their investors and their acquirors, which we support throughout the life cycle of a company, from start-up, to scale-up and all the way to exit. In 2020, we acted in transactions including cross-border financings, mergers or acquisitions, having an aggregate value in excess of 3 billion dollars.
Our local and foreign clients are active in many different sectors such as MedTech, BioTech, CleanTech, FinTech, AgriTech, blockchain and cryptocurrency, robotics, artificial intelligence, connected devices and 5G, quantum computing and other industries.
We are the only fully integrated legal team in Canada that offers day-to-day strategic advice to the Canadian Emerging Technology market in three areas vital to your success: a) Growth (including VC financing) and exit strategy; (b) IP Strategy; and (c) Data/Cybersecurity strategy.
The Emerging Technology industry is constantly changing as technology advances. We continuously innovate to support your evolving needs as demonstrated by ViaFasken, our one-stop web-based access point to everything legal in a start-up company - from minute book, to our suite of technology-related template agreements and precedent documents, data room, and more.
As an industry leader, we are heavily engrained in the Canadian Emerging Technology community and are partnered with the largest and most innovative accelerators and industry associations, including C100, Founder Fuel, OSMO Foundation, TechStars, Start-Up Fest, BC Tech Association and Launch Academy, DMZ, The Upside Foundation, TechExit, Elevate Tech Festival, Hackergals, MaRS, Venture for Canada, PILOT and CIX. We also work closely with the top Emerging Technology law firms in the world and these collaborations and access to domestic and international networks can provide a tremendous advantage for you.
Subscribe to our “Emerging Tech Bulletin”, read about industry highlights on our FaskenTech blog or contact any of our lawyers to learn more.