Bill Graves

General Counsel

As the Legal Principal at TDK Ventures, Bill Graves offers support to portfolio companies in connection with training, legal strategy, and introductions to professional service providers that can make meaningful contributions to business operations. Additionally, Bill manages all legal matters for TDK Ventures, including compliance, investments, and fund formation.

Prior to joining TDK Ventures, Bill spent over 20-years advising early-stage businesses and venture capital groups. This time included 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 governance matters, venture capital, and M&A. Prior to that, he practiced as a corporate securities attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA.

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. Outside of work, Bill enjoys spending time with his family, reading, professional sports (Niners!), and the outdoors.

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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