Anil is a startup lawyer, angel investor, and mentor to early-stage startup founders in Silicon Valley and across the world. Anil advises early-stage start-up companies from 2-3 “guys in the garage” to global multinational corporations from inception through the life-cycle of the venture, negotiating angel and venture financings, customer and licensing transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Over the last 19 years Anil has worked at powerhouse law firms such as Cooley Godward and Orrick Herrington, and now Inventus Law. Anil has represented over 3,000 startups, angels, founders, and has been involved in almost 500 financing and M&A transactions valued at over $3 billion in the aggregate. Anil has made over 25 angel investments in companies across the spectrum, from healthcare, financial services, to software and saas ventures.