Ryan focuses on a broad variety of corporate matters to support clients in the technology and life sciences industries. He represents startups, from inception through the exit process on all corporate matters, including financings; strategic transactions; joint ventures; corporate governance; secondary liquidity and day-to-day corporate matters. He also represents venture capital firms in venture and growth capital financings, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Representative Clients

  • AutoFi
  • AppLovin
  • Brilliant Home Technology
  • Calico
  • GoPro
  • Gusto
  • HackerOne
  • Honor Technology
  • Horizen
  • Linear Labs
  • Malwarebytes
  • Mapbox
  • Moloco
  • Roofstock
  • Salty
  • TigerConnect
  • Twitter
  • Vida Health
  • Representative Experience

    Venture Capital Financings

    • Moloco in $150M Series C financing
    • AppLovin in its $400M financing from KKR
    • Gusto in its Series A and subsequent financings
    • Honor Technology in its Series A and subsequent financings
    • Roofstock in its $50M Series D financing
    • HackerOne in its $36.4M Series D financing
    • Vida Health in its $110M Series D financing

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    • WhatsApp in its $19B acquisition by Facebook
    • Jet.com in its $3B acquisition by Walmart
    • Tubi in is $440M acquisition by Fox Corporation
    • Blue River Technology in its $305M acquisition by John Deere
    • SmartAG in its acquisition by Raven Industries
    • Rhyme in its acquisition by Coursera
    • DataFox Sale in its acquisition by Oracle
    • Ustream in its acquisition by IBM
    • Beyondcore in its acquisition by Salesforce
    • Cisco, Applovin, SAP and Qualtrics in acquisition transactions

Education & Admissions

J.D., Stanford Law School

B.S., summa cum laude, Economics and Political Science
University of Oregon

Admitted to practice in California


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