Emerging & Start-Up Companies

Since our inception, we have developed a very particular and solid practice advising start-up companies and entrepreneurs launching new ventures across a variety of industries. Our clients in the emerging and start-up space benefit from our full-service capabilities and our multidisciplinary team approach that ensures the appropriate mix of responsiveness, cost-effectiveness and experience to help our clients achieve their goals as they grow and expand their business.

Our experience and unique approach allows us to provide our emerging and start-up clients legal advice that yields real value in preparation for a round of financing or eventual exit while making the best possible use of our client’s resources.

As a full-service firm, we are prepared to and regularly assist emerging companies on:

  • corporate and tax structuring
  • formation and organization
  • corporate governance
  • raising capital (seed, venture capital, private equity/debt offerings)
  • intellectual property (including transfers, registration of IP and prosecuting and defending infringement claims)
  • employment agreements, including equity compensation plans and benefits
  • exit transactions


Ferraiuoli has is committed to the support of Puerto Rico’s entrepreneurship ecosystem by participating in various initiatives to promote the development of young entrepreneurs.  Our attorneys have participated as judges and mentors in the EnterPRize start-up competition run for the past ten years by Grupo Guayacan Inc., and have been featured guest-speakers at the H3 Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Representative Matters and Transactions:

Some of the start-ups we have advised include Rocket Learning, Wireless Idea, Fitmoo, Infopáginas, B-Billboards, Visional Technologies, Spotery, Celero, Quality Water, Vertica Media Networks, Cutting Edge Superconductors, Rocora, T Minus, Urban Crop, WLG Innovations, Grasslark and Protein Dynamic Solutions.