Brown Rudnick Advises Start-Up Oliva Health in Pre-Seed Funding
PUBLISHED ON: 07/22/2021
International law firm Brown Rudnick LLP advised Oliva Health in connection with the closing of its $2.2-million of pre-seed funding led by Moonfire Ventures. Oliva is the U.K. and Europe’s first comprehensive online mental healthcare solution for businesses. A U.K.- and Spain-based start-up, Oliva is backed by investments from Moonfire and from numerous founders and executives of Travelperk, Typeform, Hotjar, and more.
This cross-border financing transaction fueled Oliva’s launch in the United Kingdom and Europe. Oliva is the only workplace mental healthcare solution that provides employees easy access to professional-led, personalized mental health services, tailored training and support for managers, and a curated, in-house clinical team. Oliva is founded by Javier Suarez, who previously cofounded TravelPerk, and Sançar Sahin, who previously led marketing teams at fast-growth start-ups Hotjar and Typeform.
The Brown Rudnick team supporting Oliva Health includes Michael Cohen, Nick Vasquez, and Tobias Plowman. Michael is a U.S.-based Partner in the Corporate Practice Group, Lead U.S. Corporate Partner for Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, and Practice Group Leader of the Global Life Sciences Practice Group. Nick Vasquez is a U.K.-based Partner in the Corporate Practice Group. Tobias is a U.K.-based lawyer in the Corporate Practice Group. Brown Rudnick’s Venture Capital Group represents investors and emerging companies in high growth sectors around the world, at every stage of the corporate life cycle.