Jacob Young

Jacob is an associate in our Emerging & High Growth Companies Group in the Calgary office and focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance in the technology industry. He works extensively with start-up and early stage technology companies and venture capital investors on incorporation and organization matters, corporate governance and general corporate matters, commercial arrangements, early and growth stage venture capital and private equity financing arrangements and exit transactions including strategic acquisitions and initial public offerings.


Representative Work

  • PathFactory

    PathFactory in its strategic acquisition of Uberflip

  • Helcim

    Helcim in its closing of $27 million Series B financing round.

  • Ionomr Innovations Inc. and NGIF Cleantech Ventures

    Ionomr Innovations Inc. and NGIF Cleantech Ventures in Ionomr’s $20 million Series A-4 financing round led by NGIF Cleantech Ventures

  • Ontopical

    Ontopical in its raising of $3.3 million in a seed extension financing round

  • Nimble Science

    Nimble Science in its raising of US$ 2 million in a Series A financing round

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Jun 24, 2021

    Federal government opens new agricultural clean technology program to applicants

    In their Osler Update, authors Neal Ross, Nathaniel Lipkus, Justin Young, Jacob Young and Tyler Warchola comment on the federal government’s new...

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    Federal government opens new agricultural clean technology program to applicants
  • Webinar Sep 18, 2020

    Canada’s EHG Ecosystem and Opportunities for Asian-Based Enterprises

    Please join members of our leading Emerging and High Growth Companies Group for a webinar on Canada's EHG Ecosystem and opportunities for Asian-based...

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Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Corporate Law
  • College of Law Gary & Tammy Bugeaud Centennial Entrance Award (2012)
  • College of Law (Continuing) Academic Excellence Scholarship (2013, 2014)
  • Law Society of Saskatchewan Bronze Medal (2015)

Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Students Canada
  • University Learning Centre, Peer Mentor

Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

speaker 18/9/2020
Canada’s EHG Ecosystem and Opportunities for Asian-Based Enterprises
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Credentials

Education

  • University of Saskatchewan, JD (Great Distinction)
  • University of Saskatchewan, BA (High Honours) Philosophy

Languages

  • English