Sponsor Spotlight

btjdBennett Tueller Johnson & Deere (BTJD) is a mid-sized law firm that serves clients in transactional, litigation, and tax matters. The BTJD team is experienced working with startups on a day-to-day basis. BTJD has aided several of the BoomStartup companies in various matters, including debt and equity financing events, talent acquisition, and in finding solutions complicated tax and legal issues. Additionally, they provide affordable startup packages and legal assistance that fits within a startup budget.

Jeff Matson, an attorney at BTJD, specializes in new ventures, debt and equity financings, general contract matters, asset protections, trademarks, and real estate, and has found the opportunity to work with startup companies to be rewarding. “I enjoy seeing the creative approach the entrepreneurs have to solving various problems,” he said. “I easily get caught up in the excitement that the founders generally feel for their ideas and businesses and enjoy working with them to find solutions to the problems that face them. I think it is really cool to see a startup go from an idea to a viable business.”

“Jeff and his team at BTJD were a tremendous help as we prepared to launch the EdTech accelerator,” said Steve Curtis, BoomStartup EdTech Managing Partner and Founder of the EdTech Accelerator Fund. “They assisted all of the startups accepted into the program with their company formations, restructuring, and due diligence, and helped the international companies establish a U.S. presence.”