Litera is at the center of many Venture Capital transactions, with customers leveraging our Litera Transact and Kira offerings every day. From that vantage point, we have a good view of the market trends and challenges faced by the players in the VC space – buyers, sellers, investors, and lawyers.
We have created a series of reports, webinars, case studies, and ebooks to help law firms navigate today's dynamic and unpredictable VC deal environment. Here are links to some of that essential reading:
Our latest guide for transactional lawyers working on Venture Capital transactions, this eBook details the challenges transactional lawyers face in the fast-paced VC market. It also offers five practical priorities that will help lawyers maximize their value with the help of technology. The five steps will boost lawyer efficiency and client satisfaction across the entire deal workflow.
This report, built on data and analysis provided by PitchBook, provides insights into the extraordinary pace of VC deals in 2021. It tells the story of what's behind the sustained boom in VC transactions and what's likely to happen next, including
- which sectors are driving the most VC growth
- why late-stage deals and repeat fundraising rounds are so prevalent
- who's investing and what that means for transactional lawyers
The report also sets out three primary challenges lawyers face in managing VC transactions and illustrates how technology can help lawyers meet increased demand.
Lawyer and legal journalist Bob Ambrogi led an expert panel analyzing the Litera 2021 Venture Capital Report findings. His guests were Sherry Kappel, Evangelist at Litera, and Alex Lykken, Senior Analyst at Pitchbook. The discussion ranged from deal valuations; to the changing geography of VC deals, to the growth of non-traditional investors, to the changing characteristics of today's startups. The panel also discussed the pace of VC dealmaking and implications for law firms – and the technology solutions that are available to help.
This blog post summarizes the webinar about the Litera Pitchbook Venture Capital Report and its main themes and discussion topics.
This study shows how one firm, Polsinelli, improved client satisfaction and reduced write-offs by adopting Litera Transact for its VC deals. The platform eliminated administrative busywork and made transactions more visible for the lawyers engaged in a transaction, making life easier for everyone involved.