Matteo Daste is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Northern California offices and a member of the Emerging Companies & Venture Capital and Capital Markets practices. Matteo is also part of the global Technology industry group. As a veteran Silicon Valley lawyer, his practice focuses on providing strategic advice and finding creative solutions for companies, investors, and entrepreneurs.
Matteo has represented dozens of domestic and foreign clients in corporate and venture finance, governance, organizational and operational matters, as well as mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. He is active in advising companies and investors in a variety of cross-border transactions between Europe and the United States, primarily in the technology sector as well as in the digital asset/cryptocurrency and fintech sectors.
Matteo’s experience also includes representing a variety of issuers, including financial institutions, in US capital markets transactions.
Matteo has authored various articles on topics related to securities regulation. He has also been featured as a speaker on several occasions, appearing at the Italian parliament on venture capital reform, in newspaper interviews, and on television and radio programs both in the US and internationally. Matteo has also held a number of lectures and seminars at universities including Stanford University, Santa Clara University, UC Hastings College of Law, La Sapienza University in Rome, the Università di Genova, the Libera Università di Bolzano and at the Università dell’Insubria in Varese. He is also a Fellow of the Intentac International Entrepreneurship Academy of the Jönköping University in Sweden.