Andrei Tsygankov, Founders Legal (The Exit Exchange, Episode 9)
Andrei Tsygankov helps fast-growing companies to avoid becoming “flying gas cans.” Andrei joined this edition of The Exit Exchange to discuss questions firms should be asking their attorneys at various points in their growth cycle, trends in the legal industry that affect business owners, why he and his firm is a sponsor of XPX Atlanta, and much more. The Exit Exchange is co-hosted by David Shavzin and Bob Tankesley and is produced virtually from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta.
Founders Legal is a boutique, Corporate Transactional & Intellectual Property Law Firm based in Atlanta, that specializes in the areas of US and International Intellectual Property, Data Privacy, Business Transactional, and Securities law.
Founders Legal is devoted to making the practice of law more efficient through the use of its proprietary technology while providing a better overall client experience and delivering uncompromising value.
Andrei Tsygankov, Partner, Founders Legal
Andrei Tsygankov is an Atlanta-based business transactional attorney and entrepreneur, and he helps fast-growing companies to avoid becoming flying gas cans. Andrei’s primary specialization as an attorney is Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Raising, Private Equity, Software & Intellectual Property Licensing, as well as ongoing General Counsel services to companies who are hitting their growth stride.
In addition to being one of the founding Partners of Founders Legal, Andrei has co-founded and was directly involved in managing five (5) other companies. As a result, Andrei understands firsthand the challenges that company founders, owners, and executive teams face in building (and scaling) a business.
Given his business-first background, Andrei promotes a practical approach to law: Focusing first and foremost on providing clear answers, efficient legal solutions, and ultimately, great value to clients.
Questions and Topics Discussed in this Episode
- Andrei’s client work at Founders Legal
- What should a company be asking its attorney when it is experiencing rapid growth?
- What should a company be asking its attorney when it is preparing for an exit?
- What are some trends that you are seeing in the legal industry? How might those trends affect companies who are consumers of legal services?
- What’s one legal tip you think every business would benefit from having?
- Andrei’s entrepreneurial background and how it informs his
- Why Andrei and Founders Legal finds their sponsorship of XPX Atlanta to be so beneficial
The Exit Planning Exchange Atlanta
The Exit Planning Exchange Atlanta (XPX) is a diverse group of professionals with a common goal: working collaboratively to assist business owners with a sale or business transition. XPX Atlanta is an association of advisors who provide professionalism, principles and education to the heart of the middle market. Our members work with business owners through all stages of the private company life cycle: business value growth, business value transfer, and owner life and legacy. Our Vision: To fundamentally changing the trajectory of exit planning services in the Southeast United States. XPX Atlanta delivers a collaborative-based networking exchange with broad representation of exit planning competencies. Learn more about XPX Atlanta and why you should consider joining our community: https://exitplanningexchange.com/atlanta.
The Exit Exchange is produced by John Ray in the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX® in Alpharetta. The show archive can be found at xpxatlantaradio.com. John Ray and Business RadioX are Platinum Sponsors of XPX Atlanta.Andrei Tsygankov