The Florida Innovation Hub space is primarily for early-stage technology-based companies, and it is well-recognized that these companies need considerable guidance from a variety of service providers with a range of expertise. To ensure that expertise is readily available, a small number of Resident Partners have leased offices in the Innovation Hub and will provide a limited number of pro bono hours to the Incubator Tenants and Affiliates
Edwards Wildman lawyers are known for their work in venture capital, corporate and finance transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on financings, licensing and intellectual property. Our clients know us as their trusted legal and business adviser -providing the strategic, collaborative and client-focused counsel that helps protect and advance their business goals. Creative yet pragmatic, we have been serving the Gainesville innovation community for years and take the time to develop an intimate understanding of our clients' businesses, to help them effectively navigate risk, regulatory issues and the diverse challenges of a competitive marketplace. We are committed to working with start ups and have created for those who qualify a fee deferral or discount structure under our Helping Innovators Thrive (HIT) program. With more than a century of experience, throughout a range of industries, we are a forceful advocate for our clients' businesses.
Harbert Venture Partners provides growth capital to early-stage information technology and healthcare companies primarily across the Southeastern U.S. The company seeks to capitalize on what it believes are compelling regional dynamics, such as a strong and fast-growing economy, significant research and development activities, an established entrepreneurial community and a relative lack of residential institutional venture capital, that make the Southeastern U.S. more attractive than other traditional United States venture-capital markets. With offices in Birmingham, Ala.; Richmond, Va.; and Gainesville, Fla., Harbert Venture Partners is well-positioned to identify attractive opportunities throughout the Southeast.
Hutchison PLLC represents many premier information technology and life science companies, with a strong focus on working with emerging growth companies from inception through exit. Providing counsel on venture capital and private equity financing matters, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, securities law, intellectual property protection and employment law, Hutchison PLLC is known for coupling comprehensive legal advice with tactical business solutions. We understand our clients’ technologies and the unique opportunities and challenges they face, so we partner with them to provide responsive quality service, strategic advice, creative problem-solving and connections to investors. Hutchison PLLC is Driven by Our Clients’ Success.
MPM Capital is one of the world’s largest life science-dedicated venture investors. With committed capital under management in excess of $2 billion, MPM Capital is uniquely structured to invest globally in healthcare innovation.
James Moore & Co., P.L., is a full-service accounting firm, founded in 1964, working with companies in various stages of development from very early stage through a liquidity event. Our staff of over 100 professionals includes individuals who have hands-on experience working with technology and life science enterprises. With offices in Gainesville, Tallahassee, and Daytona Beach, our firm provides bookkeeping and accounting services, grant and financial statement audits, and tax and consulting services for startup technology based companies.
Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk’s intellectual property practice comprises a group of attorneys practicing in patent, trademark, copyright, and related intellectual property matters. The firm provides a full range of services relating to intellectual property.
SYNOGEN is a private-equity medical-technology development company. Synogen’s Consulting Group provides services that are critical to the success of medical and clean-tech companies, and our venture fund partners in the creation of selected companies in the medical technology arena. The vision, technical expertise and proven experience of Synogen’s management and consulting team helps its client and portfolio companies successfully navigate the many challenges that technology companies face ... partnering, investing and succeeding.
Our practice is focused solely on intellectual property law. Nobel Prize winners, Fortune 500 companies, high-tech startups, and major research universities choose Wolf Greenfield to protect and enforce their IP rights. Whether the firm is litigating a high-stakes patent case, drafting claims to demarcate a client’s core technological innovations, or developing a trademark branding strategy, the firm’s work is driven by its clients’ business goals. Wolf Greenfield learns a client’s business in order to protect and defend it. For more than 80 years, full-service IP enforcement and defense has defined what Wolf Greenfield does.