Boutique counsel for Silicon
Valley's top VC backed startups

Experts in drafting and
negotiating technology contracts

Team

Seffi Kaminitz

Founder

Seffi Kaminitz is a dedicated and experienced attorney who has been representing technology companies and investors in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters for over 15 years. Before founding Kaminitz Law, Seffi was a senior member at a large law firm. He led many transactions, including complex technology licensing deals, Venture Capital financing, and M&A transactions. Seffi represented companies such as AOL and Motorola and negotiated transactions with major VC funds, such as Sequoia Capital.

Seffi developed a unique perspective on strategic business matters which combined legal perspective, business considerations, and technology. He is experienced working closely with serial entrepreneurs and investors, both at a law firm and as an in-house counsel at a VC firm.

Seffi is admitted to practice in the State of California and the State of New York. Seffi is also admitted to practice in Israel; LL.M graduate of the University of Pennsylvania; LL.B College of Management Academic Studies in Israel.

Shannon Thomson

Associate

Shannon’s practice focuses on assisting startup companies mainly on technology transactions, including Licensing Agreements, Reseller and Partner relationships, and SLA. She regularly negotiates master service agreements on behalf of VC backed cloud service clients. Shannon graduated from the University of California, Davis Law School in 2013 and has been an associate at Kaminitz Law P.C. since early 2014.

Krista Streise

Associate

Krista assists startup companies with both technology transactions and corporate matters, with a focus on data protection and compliance. Krista graduated from Temple Law School in 2015. She is admitted to practice in the State of California.

Jessica Su

Associate

Jessica assists startup companies with technology transactions and corporate matters. Jessica graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law in 2017. While at Hastings, Jessica participated in the Startup Legal Garage where she advised early stage technology companies on transactional matters. She is admitted to practice in the State of California.

Kevin Wong

Associate

Kevin focuses on helping startup clients with licensing transactions and corporate governance. Kevin attended UC Hastings College of the Law, where he provided legal services to early stage technology companies through the school's Startup Legal Garage program. Kevin graduated in 2017. Prior to joining Kaminitz Law, Kevin advised entertainment production startups on corporate, operational, and intellectual property matters. He is admitted to practice in the State of California.

Yael Nassi

Associate

Yael's practice focuses on different aspects relating to corporate and commercial matters in a wide range of international transactions and engagements, venture capital financing, and mergers and acquisitions. Yael represented Israeli and international high-tech and technology companies across a wide range of industries, including software, cyber security, internet, media and telecommunications, as well as venture capital and private equity funds. Prior to joining Kaminitz Law, Yael worked for two of the most leading international law firms in Israel as an associate in the international corporate and securities group. Yael holds an LL.B from Tel-Aviv University (2014) and is a member of the Israeli Bar Association (2015).

Jasmine Sunga

Marketing Executive Assistant

Jasmine is an administrative and marketing professional. She specializes in film production, and coordinating events with experience producing creative content for tech companies. Jasmine went to Academy of Art University and majored in Motion Pictures & Television.

Clients

Our clients include top-ranked venture-backed companies such as Qubole and Tipalti. We become a part of the company team, assisting in all matters, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, strategic initiatives, capital investments, and legal compliance. We offer personalized support and services based on client's needs and represent clients who are just starting their business to clients with an established and growing consumer base. We pride ourselves on our ability to be responsive and provide fast, thorough, and reliable service to all clients.

Consumer:

Anjuna https://www.anjuna.io/

Anjuna Runtime Security protects applications at runtime with a hardware-grade security perimeter.

Consumer:

Augury https://www.augury.com/

Augury is an Industrial IoT company bringing Predictive Maintenance to new markets with cutting-edge machine learning and AI technology.

Consumer:

BigPanda https://www.bigpanda.io/

BigPanda offers the world’s first Autonomous Digital Operations Platform that intelligently automates IT incidents. Powered by Open Box Machine Learning technology, BigPanda helps your IT Ops team handle more incidents, respond more quickly, and dramatically improve on key metrics such as MTTD, MTTA and MTTR.

Consumer:

canary https://canary.is/

Smart home security made simple.

Consumer:

bva http://www.bvainc.com/

bva is a business technology leader that specializes in delivering value-based information technology solutions.

Consumer:

caazam https://caazam.com/

Consumer:

Caroami http://caroami.com/

The first conflict AI resolution platform.

Consumer:

CashDash https://www.cashdash.com/

The CashDash app transforms your mobile device into a multi-currency digital wallet, and your very own virtual exchange booth.

Consumer:

ClipCall http://www.clipcall.it/

Property Maintenance as a Service "PMaaS" platform that simplifies property maintenance for real estate investors and property management companies.

Consumer:

Cloudinary https://cloudinary.com/

Cloudinary is the market leader in providing a comprehensive cloud-based image and video management platform. Cloudinary is being used by hundreds of thousands of users around the world, from small startups to large enterprises. We are here to cover your every image and video-related need.

Consumer:

CodeFresh https://codefresh.io/

Continuous delivery and automation platform for Docker. Instantly build, test, deploy and gather feedback on apps.

Consumer:

DCatalog https://www.dcatalog.com/

A platform for publishers, content creators, marketing and eCommerce professionals to seamlessly create and publish engaging digital experiences.

Consumer:

Downtown.AI https://www.downtown.ai/

Downtown.AI provides businesses and authorities with dynamic maps, advanced analytics and AI-supported forecasts of the human landscape in cities around the world.

Consumer:

InstantSearch+ https://www.instantsearchplus.com/

Seamlessly matches what shoppers want to buy, with what merchants want to sell using AI to analyze user search behavior.

Consumer:

FitFetti https://fitfetti.com/

FitFetti is a free social fitness app that rewards you for meeting your activity (steps) goals with free products and discounts from companies that care about your health.

Consumer:

ForceShield https://www.forceshield.com/

A dynamic application guardian for Web, Mobile, and IoT

Consumer:

Gong.io https://www.gong.io/

Gong.io helps your sales team generate more revenue by having better customer-facing conversations. Record, transcribe, analyze.

Consumer:

HoneyBook https://www.honeybook.com/

HoneyBook is a business management platform for creative entrepreneurs.

Consumer:

Keepy https://keepy.me/

Keepy is the new way for families to save and share memories.

Consumer:

Kokomo24/7™ https://www.kokomo247.com/

AI-powered Incident & Emergency Management Solution

Consumer:

Lightapp http://www.lightapp.com/

Bootstrapped company with a working cloud-based analytics product that increases efficiency at industrial manufacturing plants.

Consumer:

Maxta https://www.maxta.com/

Maxta software-centric hyperconvergence offers unparalleled choice of servers, storage and virtualization for greater simplicity, agility and cost efficiency.

Consumer:

Neura https://www.theneura.com/

Neura is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform company that enables companies to reach their customers at precise, meaningful moments across mobile apps and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Consumer:

NGCodec® https://ngcodec.com/

Next Generation Video Compression

Consumer:

Nimble Collective https://nimblecollective.com/

A cloud-based animation platform that provides everything you need to produce and create animated content.

Consumer:

NovelSat http://novelsat.com/

NovelSat is a technology company dedicated to providing the next generation Modulation standard for satellite communications.

Consumer:

OCR https://www2.ocr-inc.com/

OCR’s unique EASETM software suite automates the supply chain processes, making trade faster and simpler.

Consumer:

OverOps https://www.overops.com/

OverOps tells companies when, where and why code breaks in production. Automated Root Cause (ARC) analysis reduces time to identify and fix critical production application errors by over 90%.

Consumer:

Phase2 https://phase2industries.com/

Phase2 is a digital agency whose work unlock the potential for anyone, anywhere to engage with the world's most impactful organizations.

Consumer:

Revere Intelligence https://revere.ai/

Revere Intelligence is a computer software platform that engages in real-time monitoring for marketing apps.

Consumer:

RMDY https://rmdy.health/

RMDY operates as a provider of turnkey digital therapeutics solutions.

Consumer:

RolePoint https://www.rolepoint.com/

Re-imagining talent acquisition for the enterprise. RolePoint is building software that is changing the way talent is sourced.

Consumer:

Silo https://www.silo.co/

Silo is a platform for professional helpful communities.

Consumer:

Symantec https://www.symantec.com/products/endpoint-protection-mobile

The world’s leading cyber security company helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives.

Consumer:

Soluna Labs http://www.soluna-labs.com

Soluna Labs provides entrepreneurial-minded, end to end, product development and technology expert services

Consumer:

Supercom http://www.supercom.com/our-company

SuperCom(NASDAQ:SPCB) has been a leading global provider of traditional and digital identity solutions, providing advanced safety, identification and security solutions to governments and organizations, both private and public, throughout the world

Consumer:

Tank Hill Ventures https://www.th-vp.com/

San Francisco based Venture Capital

Consumer:

Tipalti https://tipalti.com/

Tipalti is the only supplier payments automation solution to streamline all phases of the AP and payment management workflow in one holistic cloud platform.

Consumer:

TripActions https://tripactions.com/

TripActions is a travel management company for businesses and business travelers.

Consumer:

unGlue https://www.unglue.com/

unGlue helps kids better manage their time on connected devices.

Consumer:

Uptima http://uptima.com/

Uptima is the leader in end-to-end Quote-to-Cash (Q2C) transformation for companies with non-trivial products and/or non-trivial quote-to-cash processes.

Services

Kaminitz Law focuses on servicing technology based startup companies with a wide array of technology transactions and corporate matters. We offer conscientious and cost effective solutions to meet our client’s unique needs while still maintaining industry and venture capitalist standards.

  • Technology transactions

    • License Agreements
    • OEM Agreements
    • MSA, SLA, and Support Agreements
    • Terms of Service and EULA
  • Corporate

    • Startup Incorporation
    • Founder's Stock Purchase
    • Agreements
    • Employment and Consulting
  • Startup corporate finance

    • Venture Capital Funding
    • Series Seed Financing
    • Convertible Notes
    • M&A
  • Business transactions

    • Strategic Partnership Agreements
    • Reseller and Distribution Agreements
    • White Label and Co-Branding Agreements
    • Vendor Agreements

News & Articles

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Careers

We are looking for talented and hardworking new members to meet the needs of our ever-growing client base. If you are interested in joining the Kaminitz team, please check for our current openings below

First Year Associate

A small, rapidly growing law firm that focuses on representing startup and VC-backed technology companies in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a junior/first-year corporate associate. The ideal candidate will have some general corporate finance background and basic knowledge of early-stage corporate matters. Full text >

Experienced Associate

A small, rapidly growing law firm that focuses on representing startup and VC-backed technology companies in the Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area is seeking an experienced corporate associate. The ideal candidate will have a corporate finance background, in-depth knowledge of early-stage corporate matters, and experience drafting and negotiating licensing agreements. Full text >