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Jeremy D. Glaser

Member / Co-chair, Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice

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Jeremy has over three decades of experience guiding life sciences and technology companies in their growth and financing strategies. He routinely assists his clients in public offerings, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC compliance. His experiences as an executive at a technology company and an investment fund facilitates his ability to provide practical business as well as legal advice. Jeremy also drives content for the MintzEdge website, an online resource for entrepreneurs.

Jeremy serves as Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice. Jeremy regularly represents technology-based companies principally in the life sciences, software, mobile applications, and clean energy fields. He represents both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of securities transactions, including IPOs, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), secondary offerings, and private placements, and represents venture capital firms, hedge funds and their portfolio companies in venture capital and PIPE financings. He has deep experience representing buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies. Jeremy is also a key contributor to MintzEdge, an online resource for entrepreneurs that includes useful tools and information for starting and growing a company.

Jeremy routinely assists his clients in growing their businesses and obtaining financing, guiding companies from initial organization through angel and venture capital financings, initial public offerings, strategic alliances, and mergers and acquisitions.

Jeremy brings a unique combination of practical legal and business experience to his clients, having served as general counsel and a partner at Sterling Stamos Capital Management, LP, an investment management company managing hedge funds and a private equity fund, and as a member of the senior management team of Medibuy.com, Inc., a Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia, and Oak venture-backed B2B software company focused on the health care services industry. Jeremy is a member of the board of directors of REBOOT! National Veterans Transition Service, Inc. (NVTSI) and the board of directors of the USS Midway Museum. NVTSI is a San Diego-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in adjusting to civilian life and securing meaningful employment.

Education

  • Harvard Law School (JD)
  • Duke University (BA)

Recognition & Awards

  • Chambers USA: California – Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2021)
  • San Diego Business Journal: San Diego 500 - The Book of Influential Business Leaders (2017 – 2019)
  • San Diego Super Lawyers: Securities & Corporate Finance (2010 – 2014, 2019 – 2021)
  • San Diego Business Journal: "Best of the Bar" (2014, 2015)
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 United States as “highly reputed” for Venture Capital and Emerging Companies (2014)
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Venture Capital & Emerging Companies (2014 – 2017; 2021)
  • Best Lawyers in America: San Diego Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year (2020)
  • Best Lawyers in America: San Diego Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year (2016, 2021)
  • San Diego Daily Transcript: "Top Attorneys" Corporate Transactional (2008 – 2010, 2012 – 2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Venture Capital Law (2013 – 2022); Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2016 – 2022); Corporate Law (2013 – 2022)
  • San Diego Magazine 2020 Top Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, San Diego Bar Association Business & Corporate Law Section
  • Board member, San Diego Venture Group
  • Board member, USS Midway Museum
  • Board of directors, REBOOT! National Veterans Transition Service, Inc. (2012 - 2018)
  • President, San Diego Venture Group (2003)

Recent Insights

News & Press

Viewpoints

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Mintz Venture Watch — Volume 1: A Report on Deal Trends from Q1 and Q2 2021

August 10, 2021 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Lewis Geffen, Jeremy Glaser

Venture capital investing continues to thrive across all sectors. During the first half of 2021, the Mintz team advised more than 65 emerging companies and investors in transactions in all facets of the life sciences, technology, and energy and sustainability industries.
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MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on EcoCart

August 2, 2021 | Article | By Jeremy Glaser

Read about EcoCart, a company that provides an e-commerce plugin for merchants to offer carbon-neutral orders and a Chrome extension for shoppers looking to lower their carbon footprint.
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MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on GroGuru, Inc.

April 27, 2021 | Article | By Jeremy Glaser

Read about GroGuru, an AgTech company with hardware and software offerings that help farmers increase crop yield and more efficiently use water and other scarce resources sustainably.
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MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on iAssay System

December 8, 2020 | Article | By Jeremy Glaser

Read about iAssay System, a patented, handheld medical test reader that will accept fingerstick blood samples or urine samples taken at a patient’s home.
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In this podcast, Eric Shnell, the founder of Craitor, developer of a ruggedized 3D printer for military use, discusses how he founded and funded his company while a student at UC San Diego and how the innovative UC San Diego Accelerator Program known as “The Basement” helped Craitor build its team, develop and build its prototype, and raise initial grant monies.
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In this podcast, Jeremy Glaser, Co-chair of the Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies practice, and Ryan Floyd, founder and partner at Storm Ventures, discuss important points for entrepreneurs to be aware of when negotiating a venture capital term sheet.
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MintzTech Connect Industry News — Spotlight on XENDEE

June 25, 2020 | Article | By Jeremy Glaser

XENDEE is the most awarded Microgrid platform, and is the standard solution for Worley, the largest energy, chemicals and resources engineering services company in the world. The United States Department of Defense has recently selected XENDEE as its standard platform for the design of resilient Microgrids by all branches and services.
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Formation 101: Choosing an Entity and Jurisdiction

May 15, 2020 | Video | By Jeremy Glaser, Sebastian E. Lucier

In the first installment of Mintz’s multi-part series addressing common questions relating to establishing a new enterprise, Jeremy Glaser and Sebastian Lucier discuss the timing of forming an entity, the differences between the two most common choices (corporation and LLC) and the best jurisdiction to position a company for outside investment.
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COVID-19 and Down-Round Financings

May 14, 2020 | Alert | By Jeremy Glaser, Sebastian E. Lucier

This alert reviews the risks of a down round financing and lists steps that a company considering this option during the COVID-19 pandemic can take to reduce those risks.
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News & Press

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Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy Glaser was quoted in an article published by Forbes detailing how more startups have embraced crowdfunding to raise early-stage capital following the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s change to related regulations in 2020, which allows companies to raise up to $5 million through the method.
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Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice Jeremy Glaser, Member Sebastian Lucier, and Associate Sebastian Bacon co-authored a Bloomberg Law Insights article offering recommendations for companies contemplating engaging in a down-round financing to deal with the economic impact of COVID-19.
Jeremy Glaser, a San Diego-based Member is quoted in this article discussing the rapidly growing bitcoin industry and the inherent difficulty of predicting just how far the current price boom will take it.
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Best Lawyers named 85 Mintz attorneys to its 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Mintz attorneys Matthew J. Gardella and Samuel M. Tony Starr were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.
Jeremy Glaser comments in this San Diego Business Journal article discussing the increase in activity in acquiring or investing in craft breweries, and provides strategies moving forward.
Eddie Wang Rodriguez, Managing Member of Mintz's San Diego office, and Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, have been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s San Diego 500: The Book of Influential Business Leaders.
Mintz lawyers represented Bio-Medical Devices, Inc. in the sale of a section of its manufacturing operations to Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies.
Attorneys from Mintz represented Workterra, a leading innovator in cloud-based benefits administration and talent management, in its sale to CareerBuilder. The purchase will significantly expand CareerBuilder’s product offering.
Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-Chair of the Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is moderating a panel discussion at ACG San Diego’s “What’s Brewing in the Craft Beer & Distilled Spirits Space – Trends and Updates” program.
Best Lawyers named 73 Mintz attorneys to its 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America. Mintz attorneys selected for inclusion in this year’s list span 44 practice areas. 
Jeremy D. Glaser, Co-chair of the Mintz Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, has been named to Best Lawyers’ 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America. He was recognized in three practice areas in San Diego: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Venture Capital Law.
Jeremy Glaser, Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is quoted in this Equities.com piece that is focused on highlighting the early reactions to Reg A+ and Title III Equity Crowdfunding.

Craft Glue

April 1, 2016

Jeremy Glaser, a Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, is quoted in this San Diego Business Journal article discussing the U.S. brewing industry employers’ efforts to retain workers, including using stock, cash, culture, and other methods as incentives.

Events

Panelist
May
18
2021
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Speaker
Oct
23
2019
Panelist
Mar
15
2019

San Diego Angel Conference

War Stories from Start-Ups

University of San Diego

Moderator
Feb
19
2019

IBA 4th Silicon Beach Conference

Strategic Money – risks and rewards of having corporate investors invest in your client

Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, California

Speaker
Jun
19
2018

The Daré Story

ACG San Diego

Lomas Santa Fe Country Club 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive Solana Beach, CA

Speaker
May
1
2018

2018 LESI Annual Conference

Licensing Executives Society

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, CA

Guest Lecturer
Jun
6
2017
Speaker
Moderator
Sep
20
2016

What's Brewing in the Craft Beer & Distilled Spirits Space - Trends & Updates

Association for Corporate Growth San Diego

Solana Beach, CA

Speaker
Jul
20
2016

Reverse Engineering an Exit Event

Fronis Group

5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Speaker
Moderator
Feb
23
2016
Moderator
Sep
24
2015

Mergers & Acquisitions in Life Sciences — Maximizing Your Returns and Best Practices

Mintz Levin, 3580 Carmel Mountain Rd., Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130

Moderator
Apr
22
2015
Speaker