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Our lawyers are dedicated to helping founders, entrepreneurs, startups, and emerging growth companies with venture capital or other strategic transactions.

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We answer questions from entrepreneurs like you.

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Our tools and resources can help you identify potential investors, generate basic contracts, and learn about global regulatory regimes and hot topics in technology.

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From mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and venture capital to private and public equity and debt offerings, we assist clients through all stages of growth.

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Our articles explain common start-up legal issues.

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Welcome

Accelerate is DLA Piper's dedicated online resource for entrepreneurs looking to be the next big...

Through Accelerate, DLA Piper provides entrepreneurs with easy to read materials that clearly explain key legal and business issues every founder of a company should know. Our materials help founders learn about issues commonly faced at formation; understand strategies for protecting a company's intellectual property crown jewels; get a handle on the essentials of good corporate housekeeping and employment and equity compensation considerations; and consider key issues around fundraising and liquidity.

Our global platform positions us to provide resources that support global expansion, even for companies in the earliest stages. We also offer tools that enable entrepreneurs to generate commonly used documents for free on their own time in a self-service way.

Through this portal, entrepreneurs can partner with DLA Piper's emerging growth team to accelerate formation, growth and expansion.