On behalf of San Antonio-based venture capital fund Geekdom Fund, Jackson Walker attorneys Stephanie Chandler and Alexine Zacarías Friedman assisted in raising more than $2.3 million in separate sidecar funding rounds related to cloud-based software providers One Model Inc. and Tenfold Corp.
Founded in 2014, Geekdom Fund is a venture capital fund that invests in early stage IT startups in San Antonio, South Texas, and beyond.
Based in Austin, One Model and Tenfold focus on facilitating data collection and analysis. In 2017, Geekdom Fund led a $3.7 million seed round for One Model, which supports human resources data and analytics needs of customers in over 156 cities worldwide. In October 2019, Geekdom Fund participated in a $400,000 in Series C funding for Tenfold, a next generation CTI company that integrates the world’s leading CRM and voice platforms.
For more information about Geekdom’s investment in One Model and Tenfold, read Texas Lawbook’s “CDT Roundup: 25 Deals, 17 Firms, 173 Lawyers, $12.9B” and San Antonio Business Journal’s “Geekdom Fund raises combined $2.3M for two Austin-based startups.”
Stephanie Chandler Guides Technology Startup Investors on Startup Valuation, Red Flags, and Raising Money
To explore Jackson Walker’s experience counseling startups, forming investment funds, negotiating M&A transactions, and conducting public and private offerings, visit our Corporate & Securities practice and JWStartup pages.
San Antonio partner Stephanie L. Chandler partners with her clients to help them build their businesses. As the Firm’s Technology chair and a founding member of JWStartup, Stephanie has a track record of working with clients from the earliest stages of their development through significant liquidity events, typically in the role of outside general counsel managing the legal issues related to each growth stage. She has been recognized as one of 100 national Influencers in the area of Law by American City Business Journals (2018), with a Women’s Leadership Award from the San Antonio Business Journal (2017), in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a Recognized Practitioner in Technology: Corporate & Commercial – Texas (2017), and by The Best Lawyers in America in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2017-2019) and in Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2019).
San Antonio associate Alexine Zacarias Friedman represents clients in a variety of corporate matters ranging from entity formation to multi-million dollar acquisition transactions. Alexine has experience working with various mergers and acquisitions, and enjoys working with clients from a variety of backgrounds and areas of business, including energy, healthcare, food and beverage, and manufacturing.