OUR CLIENTS AND DEALS

CORPORATE

As Arena Ventures' sole investment counsel, O&A has represented the firm in closing more than 40 angel and series seed investments, including Fitmob, Codalytics, Produce Pay and more. See a full list of transactions.

O&A represents Corazon Capital, a $40 million seed and early stage fund based in Chicago. Additional detail on the fund can be found via the Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal. O&A recently completed a $5M financing for Corazon Capital with a San Francisco based 3D printing startup.

O&A has represented Vidmob on multiple rounds of financing. Based in New York, Vidmob is a marketplace to hire professional video editors. It also operates a platform clients can use to publish videos and gather performance analytics. 

O&A helped client Open Listings close a $6.5 million Series A financing round in July led by Matrix Partners. Based in Los Angeles, Open Listings is an online real estate platform designed to empower homebuyers who prefer to shop on their own. Read more on the deal as reported in TechCrunch.

O&A helped virtual-reality and mixed-reality firm Spaces raise $6.5 million in series seed funding along with a commercial agreement with the lead investor Songcheng Performance to build VR theme parks in China. The deal, which closed in January 2017 and was reported by the Hollywood Reporter, brings the total funding for Spaces to $9 million. 

The firm represented Ubisoft in the French entertainment company’s acquisition in February 2017 of Growtopia, a massively multiplayer online game. Launched in 2013, Growtopia is a free-to-play game supported by a highly-engaged community of more than 20 million registered users. 

COMMERCIAL

O&A represents Oculus VR on a number of commercial matters, including open source agreements, Oculus’ non-disclosure agreements and trade-secret program, retail and marketing agreements for virtual reality hardware and software, and general commercial agreements. 

Our commercial work on behalf of French global entertainment company Ubisoft spans several decades, with O&A representing Ubisoft on a number of general commercial agreements.

O&A represents Exploding Kittens, a franchise that began as a card game that attracted close to 220,000 backers on Kickstarter, making it one of the crowdfunding platform’s most successful campaigns. O&A handles the company’s board games agreements, merchandise license agreements and animation agreements.

O&A has represented Alcon Entertainment and Alcon Interactive on its interactive entertainment agreements for mobile, PC, console, and virtual reality games and experiences based on the movie Blade Runner 2049.  In particular, O&A has done deals for Alcon with Oculus and Google for Rift, Gear and Daydream VR experiences and games.  Other partnerships for Alcon include Next Games for a mobile free to play game.

The O&A team has handled software as a services (SaaS) agreements for Keen IO, a systems company that lets businesses collect, enrich, stream, analyze, and act on event data. 

O&A represents innovative real estate platform Open Listings on a number of legal matters, including Privacy and Data Security, Terms of Service, and Contractor and Service Provider Agreements. 

O&A has negotiated location-based entertainment agreements as well as virtual reality hardware and software agreements on behalf of Spaces,  a Los Angeles-based virtual- and mixed-reality firm.