Chris Simpson is a shareholder in Polsinelli’s Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies Practice Group. Chris advises companies at all stages of growth, from start-ups to ready-to-IPO/exit, helping them successfully raise capital, complete acquisitions and divestitures, and address day to day operative and commercial matters.A significant portion of Chris’ practice is dedicated to working with entrepreneurs and early growth stage companies, and Chris has helped countless companies navigate their way through Series Seed, A and B fundraises to exit transactions. Chris also counsels venture capital and growth equity funds in connection with their debt and equity financing investments in private companies.