San Francisco, CA – March 19, 2014 – Cooley LLP announced today that it has partnered with Canada's C100 as a Silver Sponsor, supporting its drive to develop Canadian technology entrepreneurship. C100 is a San Francisco-based non-profit focused on connecting Canadian companies with Bay Area technology companies and investors in order to accelerate growth.
"We are very excited to work with C100 to help leading Canadian tech firms access the US market," said Cooley partner and C100 charter member, Kevin Rooney. "As a firm, we couldn't be better positioned to support C100's mission, and we look forward to working with companies to leverage our platform, relationships and the cross-border Canadian experience of myself and other attorneys at the firm."
This partnership will help C100 pursue its mission to build billion-dollar technology companies in Canada through mentoring, partnership and investment opportunities in the Silicon Valley. The C100 charter members are some of the most connected Canadians in the Bay Area and include executives, entrepreneurs and VCs from the Valley's leading companies and firms. Together, this group is mentoring the next generation of Canadian tech companies.
"Cooley is uniquely positioned to help Canadian entrepreneurs succeed globally," said Atlee Clark, C100's Executive Director. "The firm's deep networks and knowledge of the Silicon Valley and the technology industry is an invaluable asset to our organization and to the entrepreneurs we serve. We are thrilled to have them on board."
Cooley's attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and bet-the-company litigation, often where innovation meets the law.
Cooley has more than 750 lawyers across 11 offices in the United States and China.