50 Queen St N, Suite 1020, PO Box 2248, Kitchener, ON
Year called to bar: 2013 (ON); 2001 (California)
Todd Bissett is a partner in Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region office. He is a widely experienced business, technology, and international transactions lawyer, licensed in California and Ontario, previously practising in Silicon Valley and Greater China. Todd’s emerging growth practice focuses on the complete life cycle of start-up companies, from formation and organization through equity and debt financings, M&A, and complex business combinations. He works extensively with major institutional and strategic investors, venture capital and hedge funds, and companies and issuers from early stage start-ups to multinational public and private organizations. In his international practice, Todd advises on complex, cross-border transactions and business arrangements. Todd has experience across several industries including software, telecommunications and value-added services, manufacturing, gaming, financial services, education, biotech, and medical products and services. He advises early-stage companies on a pro bono basis in association with accelerator and incubator programs such as Communitech, the Accelerator Centre, and the University of Waterloo’s Velocity Program. Todd has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and TheLegal 500 Canada.
On Jan. 28, Miovision Technologies Inc., a Canadian company using computer vision, artificial intelligence and advanced modelling to help cities modernize their approach to traffic management, announced that it had completed a $120 million minority funding round led by TELUS Ventures and supported by a syndicate of investors led by McRock Capital