Bionto – EUR 4 million seed equity funding

Bionto – EUR 4 million seed equity funding

When a startup is growing into a scaleup and seeks to enter the international market, the strong growth phase will bring new challenges: how to ensure personnel resources, protect IP rights and ensure proper corporate governance and sufficient financing and cash flow.

We speak your language. We have a long-standing experience in working with founder-led and venture-backed companies and continuously support growth and technology companies in reaching their goals. We offer comprehensive legal advice for growth companies from seed-stage startups to mature scaleups and act as their strategic partner in fundraisings, M&A transactions and exit scenarios.

We walk with you as you grow and scale up our offering to meet your own growth path and the resources of your team. You will find just the right legal experts at our firm to meet your evolving legal needs. We advise on issues related to venture and growth capital, corporate governance, incentive plans, employment law, technology law and IP protection as well as tax and related structuring. Our clients include numerous startups and scaleups across different industries, and we have a particularly strong track record of assisting growth companies in the technology, energy, food, health technology and life science sector.

No matter how big or small, together with our international network we are able to quickly set up a cross-border deal team for any corporate transaction requiring legal support in multiple jurisdictions. Our international experience makes us a perfect partner for companies raising capital from international investors or aspiring to execute a cross-border M&A transaction or IPO. We have established long-term partnerships with Finnish and international investors, and collaborate with international law firms, financial advisors, and investment banks on an ongoing basis.

Our services include

  • Financing rounds
  • Corporate governance
  • Option programmes and share-based incentive schemes
  • IP protection
  • Tax
  • Employment law advice
  • M&A
  • Exit strategies and IPOs