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Howard Kennedy Ignite

Howard Kennedy Ignite

Our mission is to help provide founders and entrepreneurs with the spark that will help propel your business toward growth.

We provide straightforward advice to ambitious clients.

  • Building your startup
  • Raising capital
  • Scaling your business

Whether you're launching a start-up or scaling your high-growth company through to exit, we're here to help guide you through every challenge and opportunity - leaving you to focus on what's important: your team, your strategy, and a positive outcome.

We act as strategic partners to founders, entrepreneurs and management teams, VCs and other investors at all stages of the business life cycle. We offer a full range of legal services tailored to startups, providing straightforward advice to ambitious clients. We do this whilst offering valuable benefits, from up to a 30% discount on fees, to exclusive networking invites, to introductions to strategic partnerships and funding opportunities.

We understand the journey of entrepreneurship and are dedicated to assisting founders at every stage of their business's life cycle. We are committed to helping founders realise their ambitions while safeguarding their interests along the way. 

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Howard Kennedy Ignite is a must for any founder looking to scale at pace. The team’s knowledge of startups and the introductions they make is invaluable to any founder, regardless of stage. By providing a full-scale offering there is no practice area that goes amiss and Howard Kennedy’s international network supports this even more

Alex balderstone, founder

Building your startup

We recognise the significance of balancing various aspects of owning and growing your own company. Our comprehensive legal services encompass legal contracts, Shareholder Agreements, Founder Agreements, management of CAP Table, policies, procedures, and governance, your Intellectual Property and particularly your Trade Marks.

Raising capital

We understand the critical importance of securing funding at various stages of your growth. Our services in this area include Pre-seed and Seed Rounds, Series A and Series B, SEIS/EIS, Tax, and covers both debt and equity.

Scaling your business

As your business scales, we support you by helping you to attract and retain talent, to establish your first premises, protecting and exploiting your intellectual property, managing your data, strategic partnerships, commercial contracts, advertising, and exit advisory.

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Although a large, leading firm, Howard Kennedy is excellent at providing a personalised, bespoke and attentive service to entrepreneurs. They provide the perfect blend of qualities that businesses in this category need.

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