Andy provides strategic and practical counseling to high-growth technology and life sciences companies, ranging from early startup teams to mature public companies, as well as many leading venture capital and private equity firms.

Andy has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and executing a wide variety of corporate transactions, including:

  • seed and venture capital financings
  • growth equity/structured minority equity financings
  • debt financings
  • corporate reorganizations and recapitalizations
  • joint ventures
  • complex mergers and acquisitions
  • acqui-hires
  • cryptocurrency presales
  • centralized and decentralized cryptocurrency designs
  • token generation events
  • bespoke security token offerings
  • conventional venture financing structures that integrate token exposure
  • Representative Experience
    • Binance’s acquisition of Trust Wallet
    • Binance’s multiple strategic transactions
    • Blockchains’ acquisition of Slock.it
    • Cepheid’s multiple strategic transactions
    • Cisco Systems’ acquisition of Jasper
    • Confidential Buyer’s acquisition of Poloniex
    • Confidential Buyer’s acquisition of Steamit
    • Cray’s multiple strategic transactions
    • Dapper Labs' (creator of CryptoKitties) spin-out and financings
    • Echodyne’s multiple financings
    • Greylock’s and Index’s investment in Aurora
    • Niantic Labs' spinout from Google and financings
    • Pixvana’s multiple financings
    • Qumulo’s multiple financings
    • Redfin’s multiple financings
    • Responsys’ $1.5B acquisition by Oracle
    • Smartsheet.com’s multiple financings
    • Technicolor’s joint venture with Deluxe
    • Two Bit Circus’ multiple financings
    • Uber’s $3.5B investment by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund
    • Vicis’ multiple financings
    • Yapstone’s $100M financing
    • Multiple venture capital financings representing Accel-KKR, Blackstone Group, Institutional Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Madrona Venture Group, Voyager Capital and Vulcan

Representative Clients

  • 55 Global Markets
  • AIKON
  • Amberdata
  • Ampleforth
  • Audius
  • Bento for Business
  • Binance
  • Bitfury
  • Blockchains
  • Boundless Immigration
  • BrainTrust
  • Built In
  • Cardiac Dimensions
  • Celo
  • Coinme
  • Cray
  • Dapper Labs
  • Dfinity
  • Echodyne
  • The Fifty-Five Foundry
  • FTX
  • Gate.io
  • GE Ventures
  • Google
  • The Graph
  • Greylock Ventures
  • Harmony
  • Horizen
  • Hypernet Labs
  • Intelage
  • KitoTech
  • Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
  • Kraken
  • Lino
  • Live Planet
  • Madrona Venture Group
  • NaviSonics
  • NEAR Protocol
  • Nebulas
  • Nervos
  • Niantic Labs
  • ObEN
  • Owl Insights
  • Pixvana
  • Parity
  • Plutoshift AI
  • Poloniex
  • PrimeTrust
  • Proprio
  • Quarkchain
  • Qumulo
  • Rapid API
  • Redfin
  • Riot Games
  • Signostics
  • Smartsheet
  • Sound Life Sciences
  • SpotHero
  • Terra
  • Tron
  • TrustToken
  • Two Bit Circus
  • Uber
  • Unearth Technologies
  • Vicis
  • Vulcan
  • Yapstone

Education & Admissions

J.D., cum laude
University of Washington
Order of the Coif

B.A., cum laude, Accounting
University of Washington, Foster School of Business

Admitted to practice in Washington

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