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Caroline Cherkassky Featured in LABJ’s Article, “VCs Defend PPP Use by Companies”

By May 26, 2020 No Comments

Caroline Cherkassky - LABJ "VCs Defend PPP Use by Companies" Caroline Cherkassky, Partner in SA&M’s Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Practice, was featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s article “VCs Defend PPP Use by Companies.”  Caroline discusses with the LABJ what venture backed companies should consider when navigating the affiliation criteria set by the Small Business Administration and how it may help qualified companies achieve more success in receiving funding in the second wave of PPP financing that has been rolled out.

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About Caroline Cherkassky

Caroline’s practice focuses on advising venture capital firms, angel investors and emerging growth, development stage, and middle market companies on a variety of matters, including venture capital and other financings, employee compensation, securities laws compliance, technology transactions, mergers and acquisitions, stockholder agreements, equity incentive plans, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters. She regularly serves as outside general counsel to early-stage companies and also advises executives regarding employment and compensation matters. Caroline is a frequent speaker on fundraising essentials for emerging growth companies.

About the Stubbs Alderton & Markiles Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Practice

A core focus of the Firm’s practice is serving the needs of emerging growth and technology companies. The Firm draws upon its attorneys’ broad transactional expertise to provide strategic legal and business advice to its emerging growth clients through their entire life cycle – from formation and initial funding, to venture capital financings and through eventual exit by IPO or acquisition.

To learn more about the PPP affiliation criteria and how it by affect your company receiving PPP funding, or to learn about our VC and Emerging Growth Practice, contact Caroline Cherkassky at