October 1, 2018October 22, 2019 // Partners Strategic Partner Spotlight: Cooley Each month CED spotlights strategic partners that help to propel Triangle entrepreneurial companies onto the national stage as successful businesses. One of our September Strategic Partner Spotlights is Cooley. About Cooley CED Strategic Partner, Cooley LLP, is dedicated to providing start-ups with extensive experience to navigate transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation where innovation meets the law. Why does Cooley support CED as a strategic partner? Cooley works with startups across all industries to launch dynamic new ventures and take them forward. We have been at it since the venture industry began, having formed America’s first venture fund in Silicon Valley. Clients who partner with us get the advantage of extensive experience, true teamwork and an entrepreneurial culture that helps build businesses and transform breakthrough ideas into successful companies. How does Cooley help North Carolina entrepreneurs? Cooley has unparalleled access to one of the largest and most influential networks of venture capital investors in the world. As a result, we are able to make introductions where appropriate—a level of networking that can make the difference for a company in search of funding and can also help VC firms find outstanding companies in which to invest. Cooley also has one of the largest patent practices of any law firm in the US. We provide sophisticated patent services to startup and high-growth clients across a range of industries. Our patent team consists of 100+ lawyers and patent professionals across the US and UK, the vast majority of whom hold PhDs, MDs or other advanced degrees across science and engineering. Website: www.cooley.com Follow Cooley: Is your business committed to helping build a self-sustaining community of entrepreneurship in the Triangle? Join the network as a strategic partner of CED.