John Bautista, a partner in Orrick's Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Emerging Companies Group, which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms. Before joining Orrick, he was a co-founder of Venture Law Group and served on the Executive Committee. Mr. Bautista previously practiced at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Bautista focuses his law practice on emerging companies, and represents both public and private high-tech companies and venture capital funds in many areas, including corporate and securities law, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, public company representation, and technology licensing.
•Cantimer, Inc. - medical devices focused on human hydration management.
•Centrality Communications, Inc. - semiconductors solutions for GPS-enabled mobile devices, funded by Acer Ventures, Harbinger Venture Management, Menlo Ventures and Walden International.
•ClariPhy Communications - next generation optical chips, funded by Norwest Venture Partners, Allegis Capital and Onset Ventures.
•Dorado Network Systems Corporation - web services and software for loan origination, funded by Crosspoint Venture Partners, Palomar Ventures and The First American Corporation.
•IPWireless, Inc. - mobile broadband solutions for operators, funded by Bay Partners, Doll Capital Management, Gabriel Venture Partners, and Oak Hill Partners.
•IronPlanet.com, Inc. - online trading marketplace for heavy equipment, funded by Accel, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and strategic partners.
•Meebo, Inc. - web instant messaging, funded by Sequoia Capital.
•Microfabrica Inc. - micro-scale device fabrication for semiconductor and medical device applications, funded by Atherton Venture Partners, Chevron Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DynaFund Ventures, Partech International, WK Technology Fund, and Zone Ventures.
•ProTrade Sports, Inc. - online community for sports fans.
•Purisma Incorporated - software solutions providing a single, unified customer identity to enterprises, funded by Granite Ventures and Worldview Technology Ventures.
•Sennari Entertainment, Inc. - customer loyalty solutions for carrier mobile gaming applications, funded by Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Blacksmith Capital and UV Partners.
•SpikeSource, Inc. - testing, certification and support services for open source software, funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Fidelity Ventures, Intel Corporation and Omidyar Network.
•Tribal Fusion, Inc. - advertising solutions for high-quality publishers online.
•Vhayu Technologies, Inc. - real-time software solutions for analysis of streaming and historic pricing and other data, funded by Menlo Ventures.
Additional clients include: Active Decisions, Cantimer, Inc., Centrality Communications, Inc., ClariPhy Communications, Inc., Dorado Network Systems Corporation, Intersperse, Inc., IPWireless, Inc., IronPlanet.com, Inc., Meebo, Inc., Microfabrica Inc., ProTrade Sports, Inc., Purisma Incorporated, Saqqara Systems, Inc., Sennari Entertainment, Inc., SpikeSource, Inc., Tribal Fusion, Inc. and Vhayu Technologies, Inc. Mr. Bautista has also represented Advanced Technology Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Palomar Ventures, Oak Hill Venture Partners, Worldview Technology Partners, and other venture funds in various investments.
Mr. Bautista can be reached at (650) 614-7652 or [email protected]