BRADLEY B. FURBER
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 capital in private equity offerings, before subsequently becoming a part of Holland & Knight. Brad was executive 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.
2018: Carsted Rosenberg, Basel, Switzerland
Head of Tech & Venture Finance
2014: Michael Crouch Innovation Centre, UNSW, Sydney
COO, Founding Business Leader
2009: Aery Advisors, Seattle, Copenhagen, Sydney, Basel
2005: Xeriton Corporation, Seattle
President & CEO
2002: Holland & Knight, Seattle
Attorney-at-Law, Equity Partner
Seattle Executive Partner
West Coast TEC Team Leader
1999: VVF & Co. LLC, Seattle
1995: Van Valkenberg Furber Law Group PLLC, Seattle
Attorney-at-Law, Co-Founder, Partner
Executive Committee Member
1990: Bogle & Gates, Seattle
1990: M.A., Public Policy
1990: J.D., Duke Law School
1986: BA., History (With Distinction)
University of Washington
1990: Attorney-at-Law, Washinton State, USA
Brad Furber has been recognised as one of Seattle's “Ten Best Business Transactions Attorneys“
by Seattle Magazine,
a “Golden Glove Nominee“
by the Investment Forum
and one of Washington State's “Super Lawyers“
by Washington Law & Politics (in the venture finance and mergers and acquisitions categories).