Bradley B. Furber

Partner, Attorney-at-Law (Washington)

Main: +49 (0) 69 3650 65458
Mobile: CH: +41 (0)76 414 1832 / US: +1 206 973 3242
Email: bbf@carstedrosenberg.com

Career:

2018- : Attorney-at-Law, Partner, Head of Tech, Carsted Rosenberg, Basel, Switzerland
2016-2018: Council of Governors, American Chamber of Commerce in Australia
20014-2017: Founding Business Leader, COO, Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW Sydney, Australia
2009-20014: Managing Director, Aery Advisors, Seattle, Copenhagen, Sydney, Basel
2005-2009: President & CEO, Xeriton Corporation, Seattle, WA., USA
1999-2008: President, Co-Founder, VVF & Co. LLC, Seattle, WA., USA
2002-2005: Attorney-at-Law, Equity Partner, West Coast TEC Team Leader, Seattle Executive Partner, Holland & Knight, Seattle, WA., USA
1995-2002: Attorney-at-Law, Co-Founder, Partner, Executive Committee Member, Van Valkenberg Furber Law Group PLLC, Seattle, WA., USA
1990-1995: Attorney-at-Law, Associate, Bogle & Gates, Seattle, WA., USA

Education:

1990: M.A., Public Policy, Duke University
1990: J.D., Duke Law School
1986: BA., History (With Distinction), University of Washington

Qualifications:

1990: Attorney-at-Law, Washington State, USA

Brad Furber practises in the field of US securities law, with a focus on equity capital markets, intial public offerings and mergers & acquisitions together with angel and venture finance transactions. He advises deal-intensive entrepreneurs, managers, intermediaries, and investors in a variety of industries, including information and communications technologies, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, medical device, biotech, e-commerce, electronic trading markets, and fast-moving consumer goods. He has worked in numerous strategic leadership roles for global tech ventures. A CEO, managing director, co-founder, board director, counsel and adviser for global ventures, he is now building a forum for global tech startup founders. Prior to joining Carsted Rosenberg as a partner and head of tech, he gained considerable experience as co-founder of the Van Valkenberg Furber Law Group in Seattle, which helped early-stage companies raise more than USD 250 million in 84 private equity offerings before subsequently becoming a part of Holland & Knight. Brad was managing partner of Holland & Knight, Seattle and head of West Coast TEC. In addition to being a highly active M&A lawyer, Brad lead numerous start-up technology companies to a successful IPO and subsequently set out to launch the Term Sheet Battle in Copenhagen, an international programme that teaches term sheet negotiations for venture finance. In 2014, Brad launched the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia which quickly emerged as an important player in Australia’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Brad advises clients on start-ups or greenfield initiatives, scale-ups leading to IPO or exits, or enterprise transformations. He is an active speaker on innovation, entrepreneurship, law and public policy and acts as strategic coach for a select group of tech startups and entrepreneurs seeking global scale-up with venture finance.