Bill Graves

Legal Principal

Bill Graves is TDK Ventures Legal Principal representing the company in general corporate requirements, venture capital financings, and fund formation matters.

Prior to joining TDK Ventures, Bill spent over 20 years helping build successful businesses and working with venture capital firms. This time includes serving as the Managing Partner of M&H LLP in Menlo Park, CA, where he practiced corporate law for over 17 years with a special emphasis on venture capital law and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he practiced as a corporate securities attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA.

Bill’s entire legal career has been dedicated to servicing emerging growth technology companies and helping them scale as privately held businesses. He has represented both companies and VCs in connection with hundreds of venture capital financings and exit transactions.

He received his law degree with an emphasis on securities regulation and corporate finance from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado, where he also played lacrosse.

Bill enjoys biking, camping, skiing, barbecuing, and rooting for his beloved San Francisco 49ers.

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Portfolio Companies Served

AMB’s innovative “dry” process to print Li-ion battery electrodes can reduce energy consumption of a battery plant by 50%, save 40% in capital expenditure and enable potentially higher energy, faster charging, and lower cost batteries.
Analog Inference is building the most advanced line of AI inference accelerators ever seen using their novel in-memory compute technology.
Verana Networks is building an innovative 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) solution for service providers that have licensed millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum.
Verdagy is innovating water- electrolysis technology for the large-scale production of green hydrogen.
microLED innovator VueReal Inc. brings unprecedented throughput, precision, and yield to the multi-billion-dollar microLED industry with its revolutionary “microprinting” mass transfer approach VueReal’s methodology addresses