Burns & Levinson Appoints Robert Chow Co-Chair of Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Group


Burns & Levinson today announced that its partner Robert Chow was named co-chairman of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies group. Chow will share responsibility for overseeing the practice group with the current co-chairs Gil Breiman and stephen brook. The group advises venture capital funds and angel investors on their investments in portfolio companies and guides startups through the complexities of venture capital funding and the day-to-day challenges of growing their businesses. With deep experience on both sides of funding transactions, the group often cultivates business relationships between the firm’s venture capital fund clients, angel investors, and startups and emerging growth companies that ‘it represents.

Chow brings more than 25 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies and venture capitalists on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and licensing, and issues. commercial to his new role. Recent projects include managing the $125 million Series A funding round for client Capchase; the acquisition by Zmags of Be A Part Of; and Syrup Tech $6.3 million seed funding cycle.

“It is an honor to be selected for this position alongside my colleagues Gil and Stephen. We have a great team here – all working together to help our emerging growth and start-up clients succeed in all phases of their life cycle, from incorporation, seed and venture capital funding and from intellectual property protection to employment issues, strategic relationships, business combinations, and mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings,” Chow said. “For our venture capital clients, we support them from initial investment through management of the portfolio company to successful exit. We bring value to every transaction and clients seek us out for our deep expertise and resources.

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