Startup Resources

Our support for startups goes beyond investments

  There are many complexities and questions to navigate as a student founder, and FRV is here to help. We are lucky to have incredible partners, all who have insights and expertise in different areas surrounding venture capital and the startup ecosystem. Through providing the resources found on this page, FRV and our partners seek to better inform and support our Portfolio Companies and student founders across the country.

Our Partners

  Fasken is a full-service law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., South Africa, and China. They work with clients around the globe, advising on legal issues impacting all types of industry, government, and individual objectives.   > “For more than two decades, Fasken has been providing services and supporting start-ups. We offer robust programs in each of our offices. Early-stage entrepreneurs need cost-effective advice from advisors who know their goals and know their market. Our Firm’s one-of-a-kind service has helped more than 100 start-ups commercialize their businesses and move on to even bigger successes.” - Fasken, Startup Resources

  Fasken’s game-changer is their focus on emerging technology, offering startups their platform - ViaFasken: a one-stop access point to everything legal for a start-up company, from minute books and data rooms to their suite of technology-related template agreements and precedent documents.

FRV and Fasken Presents Startup Law 1on1

  Here you can find, linked, our blogpost series! We’ve covered everything with a first-time founder in mind, for you to get ahead of all common mistakes and pitfalls. Please see below links to 4 informative interviews with special thanks to Jean-Nicolas Delage, Vanessa Henri, Gabrielle Paris-Gagnon, and Guillaume Synnot.   Startup Law 101 Why we at Front Row Ventures love Fasten for startups.   Intellectual Property and Patent Strategy Learn more about founder considerations when it comes to IP, common mistakes, and key stakeholders.   Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Dive into data governance in the startup ecosystem, common trends, and tools to help get started.   Corporate & Commercial Law Part 1 | Part 2 Gain insight into timelines, costs, typical steps, and advice for first-time founders.


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