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Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • A.B., Dartmouth College,

    Psychology

    Managing Editor, Emory International Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Matthew E. Uretsky

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Partner
  • T: 732.867.9757
    F: 732.393.1901

Matthew E. Uretsky advises entrepreneurial clients in technology-driven industries at every stage of the business lifecycle, from initial formation and funding to exit strategy. He combines industry knowledge with extensive deal experience to deliver smart solutions for tech, tech-enabled, and life sciences companies with respect to choice of business entity, intellectual property protection, internal governance, private and public debt and equity financings, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and beyond.

Innovators and investors regularly seek Matt’s depth of knowledge and practical guidance for pre-seed, seed, and early stage to expansion and growth stage capital raising transactions and ultimate liquidity events. He works closely with venture capital funds, family offices, private equity and hedge funds, and angel networks and funds to understand and meet their individual business needs. He keeps up with the rapid pace of the emerging technologies and techniques that are disrupting every industry, advising clients on cryptocurrencies, SAFEs, KISSes, and other innovative fintech solutions.

Committed to making more room for diverse professionals in the entrepreneurial space, Matt works extensively with woman-led start-ups and is a mentor for the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship. He also represents a number of Israel-based clients to facilitate their expansion to the United States, having collaborated with one such CEO to create an Israeli Air Force alumni meetup to connect entrepreneurial graduates in the greater New York City area. He is also actively involved with the firm’s immigration and naturalization clinic as well as its name-change program for transgender people.

Matt regularly contributes to the vibrant start-up ecosystem, writing and speaking about key issues for founders and investors at conferences, venture fairs, meetups, and co-working spaces. He is an advisor for New York University’s Summer Launchpad Program as well as the Princeton Tech Meetup. He has been named among the top startup lawyers in StrtupBoost’s “33 Under 33” program and has been recognized as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in New Jersey since 2017.  An avid golfer, Matt captained the Dartmouth College golf team.

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Representative Matters

Fintech startup—Debt and equity financings
Represented a rapidly growing fintech startup in its convertible note, Series Seed, Series A, and Series B financings, in which the company raised approximately $40 million in debt and equity capital to grow its workforce and scale operations.
Israel-based data security startup—Secured debt financings
Represented the US subsidiary of an Israel-based data security startup in multiple secured loan transactions with a national bank.
Early-stage venture fund—Portfolio company investments
Represent a New York–based venture capital fund in its debt, equity, and cryptocurrency investment transactions in startup and early stage companies.
International medtech firm—Acquisition of clinical research organization
Negotiated a $45 million acquisition of a clinical research organization headquartered in the Southeast United States on behalf of the US arm of an international medtech firm.
IoT company–Asset sale
Negotiated a $32 million sale of smart home assets to an industry-leading provider of outdoor cooking products.