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 Procopio’s Emerging Growth and Technology practice group assists start-ups and emerging growth companies in various fields, including information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech, with all aspects of their formation, development and funding, from the initial idea through liquidity. Our team-oriented approach offers clients access to attorneys who are familiar with and understand their products, technology and business models. Procopio’s attorneys combine and provide legal expertise and counseling in the areas of corporate and securities, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and compensation and benefits, with a view to, and a genuine understanding of, the unique business needs of start-ups and emerging growth companies.



Find a co-founder to launch or grow your business. Our free, online matchmaking service gives you access to the largest group of entrepreneurs ever assembled looking to join a startup or be joined on their venture, allowing you to cast a much wider net in your search for talent.

Startup Research

San Diego/Orange County Autumn 2012 Semester

What market are you pursuing? Is the target market big enough? Is it growing or shrinking? What are the other characteristics of your market, and why do you care? How do you find data on your market? How do you define your competitors? What are inexpensive tactics to do custom market research, such as surveys? How can you determine if you can win in your target market, and when do you decide to walk away?

Choose your business and market.
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Patrick Dillon
Co-Founder & President, Deal Current Network, Inc.

Patrick Dillon is Co-Founder and President of Deal Current. Patrick brings over fifteen years of technology, sales, sales management and community development to the Deal Current Network. As President of The Deal Current Network Dillon oversees sales and marketing, and wo...

Liz Gasser
VP Strategy

Liz leads Qualcomm’s corporate strategy function, working with the exec team and business owners. She also leads strategy for Qualcomm’s emerging business portfolio. Before joining Qualcomm in 2006, Liz spent 5 years at Openwave Systems, then the world’s leading mobile ...

Albert Chow
CFO & SVP Operations , PrimaCinema

Albert Chow is CFO & SVP of Operations at PRIMA Cinema, a startup that is incubating a first-run private home movie screening service. He previously served in senior executive positions in a number of technology firms including DivX, Memec, and Yahoo, leading the Strateg...

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