Kelly Bartling

Special Counsel
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I love advising emerging growth companies, venture capitalists and private equity firms in every stage of their business lifecycles and investments.

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Experience

Cooley Advises JumpCloud on $225 Million Series F, Bringing Valuation to $2.625 Billion

October 23, 2021

Cooley advised JumpCloud, a provider of an easy-to-adopt cloud directory platform, on its $225 million Series F round. Lawyers Laura Medina and Kelly Bartling led the Cooley team advising JumpCloud, which announced its first tranche of Series F on September 13 and announced the close on October 19. These investments follow the company’s January 2021 $100 million Series E, more than tripling the company’s valuation to $2.625 billion.

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Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Kelly Bartling
Special Counsel, Colorado
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC

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Guild Education Valuation Climbs to $3.75 Billion With Series E Round

June 10, 2021

Cooley advised Guild Education, an education platform that upskills workers and prepares companies for the future, on its $150 million Series E financing round, which brings its valuation to $3.75 billion. Partner Matt Dubofsky led the Cooley team advising Guild.

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Mystery Murphy
Special Counsel, Colorado
Kelly Bartling
Special Counsel, Colorado
Sharon Connaughton
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Paul Holmer
Associate, Colorado
Robin K. Lee
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado
Katherine Duplay
Paralegal Specialist, Colorado

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Backflip Studios $112 Million Acquisition by Hasbro

July 16, 2013

Broomfield, Colo. – Cooley represented Backflip Studios in its sale of a 70 percent stake to Hasbro for $112 million in cash. Backflip is a Boulder, Colorado-based mobile game developer; Hasbro is one of the largest toy makers in the world.

Under the terms of the deal, Backflip will remain in Boulder and will maintain its current management structure.

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Keith Berets
Partner, Colorado
Laura M. Medina
Partner, Colorado
Michael Platt
Partner in Charge – Colorado, Colorado
Kelly Bartling
Special Counsel, Colorado
Jonathan Rivinus
Partner, Colorado
Bryan Berman
Special Counsel, Colorado

Memberships & affiliations

Colorado Bar Association

State Bar of California