Sean Valle
Meet Sean
Sean Valle
Meet Sean

Sean Valle

Attorney, Head of Strategic Services

(919) 307-5356 Ext. 3
sean@fourscorelaw.com

As a bioengineer, policy analyst, and lawyer by training, Sean enjoys helping growing businesses tackle barriers to innovation. At Fourscore, Sean primarily assists emerging growth companies with business organization and governance, early-stage financing, intellectual property licensing, and other corporate issues. Additionally, Sean spearheads Fourscore’s strategic initiatives to automate, streamline, and optimize client services and internal operations to make legal practice more efficient and accessible.

Prior to joining Fourscore, Sean practiced as an attorney at Wyrick Robbins Yates and Ponton LLP in Raleigh, worked with the Duke Angel Network, and counseled university spin-outs through the Startup Ventures Clinic at Duke. He also served as a policy analyst at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues and the J. Craig Venture Institute. Sean has worked in several genetics and bioengineering labs and once programmed yeast to produce raspberry scents.

Outside of work, Sean enjoys hiking, painting, and creative writing. He is also learning Krav Maga, which he promises to use for good.

Admissions:

North Carolina


Professional / Community Activities:

Member, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network

Board Member, Raleigh LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce

Board Member, North Carolina Stanford Alumni Club

Board Member, Raleigh City Council Substance Use Advisory Commission

Member, North Carolina State Bar and Tenth Judicial District Bar


Education:

Stanford University, B.S. in Biosynthetic Engineering, Honors in Ethics in Society

Duke University School of Law, J.D.

Connect with Sean on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events

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  • Led $7M Series A-3 Preferred Stock financing for insurance-tech company, involving oversight of extensive negotiation among existing stakeholders.
  • Led $2.8M Series Seed Preferred Stock financing for software company, involving international parties and open-source IP diligence considerations.
  • Led $6.1M Preferred Stock financing for a gov-tech company, involving secondary purchase to provide founder liquidity and growth capital investment.
  • Led $5M profit share agreement financing for a construction marketplace company, involving sale of certain security interests in future company profits.
  • Represented an IoT company in a preferred stock financing including the conversion of outstanding convertible securities.
  • Led $2M convertible note financing for healthcare technology company.
  • Led $2M Simple Agreement for Future Equity financing for wedding flower supply chain company, involving side agreements with certain major investors.
  • Led $400,000 Common Stock financing for a job recruitment and hiring company involving side agreements for supplemental investor rights.
  • Represented insurance technology company in (1) $3.5M Series A-2 Prefered Stock financing, (2) $2.5M Series A Preferred Stock financing, and (3) $6M Common Stock financing involving conversion of $1M in outstanding convertible securities,
  • Led $3M Common Stock financing for seafood supply chain and distribution company.
  • Represented healthcare technology and data analysis company in (1) $1.5M Simple Agreement for Future Equity financing, (2) $3M Preferred Stock financing involving conversion of outstanding convertible securities, and (3) $1M Preferred Stock financing involving arrangements for strategic services to be provided by lead investor.
  • Led $3.25M Preferred Stock financing for AI spending analytics software company, involving conversion of outstanding convertible securities and formation of multiple preferred stock classes.
  • Led $450,000 Preferred Stock financing for direct-to-consumer wellness products company.

Admissions:

North Carolina

Professional / Community Activities:

Member, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network

Board Member, Raleigh LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce

Board Member, North Carolina Stanford Alumni Club

Board Member, Raleigh City Council Substance Use Advisory Commission

Member, North Carolina State Bar and Tenth Judicial District Bar

Education:

Stanford University, B.S. in Biosynthetic Engineering, Honors in Ethics in Society
Duke University School of Law, J.D.

Connect with Sean on LinkedIn

Recent Opportunity Events

What is an Opportunity Event? Click here

  • Led $7M Series A-3 Preferred Stock financing for insurance-tech company, involving oversight of extensive negotiation among existing stakeholders.
  • Led $2.8M Series Seed Preferred Stock financing for software company, involving international parties and open-source IP diligence considerations.
  • Led $6.1M Preferred Stock financing for a gov-tech company, involving secondary purchase to provide founder liquidity and growth capital investment.
  • Led $5M profit share agreement financing for a construction marketplace company, involving sale of certain security interests in future company profits.
  • Led $2M convertible note financing for healthcare technology company.
  • Led $2M Simple Agreement for Future Equity financing for wedding flower supply chain company, involving side agreements with certain major investors.
  • Led $400,000 Common Stock financing for a job recruitment and hiring company involving side agreements for supplemental investor rights.
  • Represented insurance technology company in (1) $3.5M Series A-2 Prefered Stock financing, (2) $2.5M Series A Preferred Stock financing, and (3) $6M Common Stock financing involving conversion of $1M in outstanding convertible securities,
  • Led $3M Common Stock financing for seafood supply chain and distribution company.
  • Represented healthcare technology and data analysis company in (1) $1.5M Simple Agreement for Future Equity financing, (2) $3M Preferred Stock financing involving conversion of outstanding convertible securities, and (3) $1M Preferred Stock financing involving arrangements for strategic services to be provided by lead investor.
  • Led $3.25M Preferred Stock financing for AI spending analytics software company, involving conversion of outstanding convertible securities and formation of multiple preferred stock classes.
  • Led $450,000 Preferred Stock financing for direct-to-consumer wellness products company.