Nicholas Bushelle

Decoding the M&A Process: Insights and Strategies for Startups

In this presentation, Dentons venture tech attorney, Nick Bushelle, and UHY transaction advisor, Jade Vuong, guide founders in navigating the exit process, from putting together the right team, finding bidders, and negotiating and closing the deal. Through diverse examples and case studies, explore different M&A structures and learn how to tailor them to fit your startup’s specific circumstances. Whether you’re contemplating an acquisition or preparing for a merger, this session arms you with the knowledge and strategies to navigate the M&A landscape effectively. Join us for an insightful discussion that demystifies M&A and empowers startups to make informed decisions in your growth journey.

Co-presenter: Jade Vuong

Date + Time: Friday @ 11:15a – 12:00p

Venue: The Olympic


Nick is an attorney in Dentons’ Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group. He provides guidance to high-growth startups, funds, middle-market businesses, and public companies on venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities compliance, equity compensation, SaaS contracts, and other corporate transactions. He works with clients in a variety of industries, including agtech, biotech, fintech, insurtech, real estate, healthcare, and senior housing. Nick is results-oriented and focuses on negotiating the best deal for clients that will function well for all parties after closing.