Meet Jesse
Meet Jesse

Jesse Jones

Founder, Lead Attorney

(919) 307-5356 Ext. 5
jesse@fourscorelaw.com

Jesse’s clients range from early-stage tech startups iterating in the founder’s garage to mature companies with scores of employees.As the founder of Fourscore Law, he guides his business clients through formation, financing, scaling and exit, handling wide-ranging projects in a general counsel role. Jesse also regularly represents individuals, angel groups and venture funds in their investment activities.

Jesse is a South Jersey native and graduated with a degree in exercise science from Eastern University in the Mainline area just outside Philadelphia. Although he has lived in North Carolina for years and graduated from Wake Forest Law School, he will never give up on his Philadelphia sports teams.

He loves living in Raleigh with his awesome wife and four kids, all of whom keep him laughing every day.

Admissions:

North Carolina

Delaware


Education:

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

B.S., Eastern University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Civic

Board of Advisors at Kraft Family YMCA


Recognition:

Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Red Rocket Ventures: Raleigh-Durham’s Best Lawyers for Startups

North Carolina Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 & 2023 Edition for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events and Representative Matters

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  • Represented multiple companies through the onboarding of various accelerator programs, including TechStars, 500 startups, Y Combinator, and others.
  • Represented a financial technology company through a $3mm+ Series A financing.
  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer, and later follow on growth equity transactions.
  • Represented the acquirer of a commercial cleaning business.
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device technology company in a $4.5mm convertible note financing.
  • Represented a two-sided marketplace and software company in a $3.5mm SAFE financing.
  • Represented a SaaS company in a $2mm bridge round.
  • Represented an IoT company in a $5mm Series Seed preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $3mm Series A preferred stock financing.

Bar Admissions

North Carolina
Delaware

Education

J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

B.S., Eastern University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Civic

Board of Advisors at Kraft Family YMCA

Recognition

Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Red Rocket Ventures: Raleigh-Durham’s Best Lawyers for Startups

North Carolina Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2022 & 2023 Edition for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Member of Wake County Bar Association

Connect with Jesse on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events and Representative Matters

What is an Opportunity Event? Click here

  • Represented multiple companies through the onboarding of various accelerator programs, including TechStars, 500 startups, Y Combinator, and others.
  • Represented a financial technology company through a $3mm+ Series A financing
  • Represented a tech company through a $6mm buyout of early investors and growth capital investment by acquirer, and later follow on growth equity transactions
  • Represented the acquirer of a commercial cleaning business.
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Represented a medical device technology company in a $4.5mm convertible note financing
  • Represented a two-sided marketplace and software company in a $3.5mm SAFE financing
  • Represented a SaaS company in a $2mm bridge round.
  • Represented an IoT company in a $5mm Series Seed preferred stock financing.
  • Represented a medical device startup in a $3mm Series A preferred stock financing.