Upstate Medical University

All About Private Placements with Matthew Van Ryn, Esq. Matt Van Ryn Law

CNY Biotech Accelerator,Upstate Medical University presents All About Private Placements

September 21, 2023, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST
Matthew Van Ryn, Esq., Matt Van Ryn Law

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Matthew Van Ryn is an award-winning attorney who has prepared private placement documents for start-ups and growing companies for the last 15 years. Mr. Van Ryn has also litigated cases regarding alleged misrepresentations contained in investor documents in state and federal courts. Learn what the requirements are for a successful private placement, and how to balance the "sales" aspect of selling people on your business vision, versus the legal requirements of investment contracts that are subject to the rules of the Securities Exchange Commission. There will be additional discussion of SAFEs and Crowd Funding, and whether they are the right vehicles to raise funds for your company, or fit your personal investment strategy.

Speaker Bio:   

Matthew Van Ryn has been a practicing attorney for nearly 30 years.  He is rated “AV – Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, was named a “Magical Mentor” by Upstate Venture Connect, and has received “Platinum” client service ratings every year since 2016.  Mr. Van Ryn has extensive experience in technology and software agreements, IP licensing and the commercialization of research technology.   He is a previous winner of ASCAP’s National Copyright Law competition while a law student, and has received a Certificate in Securities Law from Cornell Law School.  For more information, please visit