Steven Masur has over 25 years of experience advising early, growth and enterprise stage companies in emerging industries. Steve brings a unique mix of legal, business, and strategic experience to bear on client matters and is passionate about helping committed teams execute upon a path to success in new markets. Steve has been an early innovator in internet, software, entertainment, games, and mobile technologies, and has most recently focused on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and cannabis.
Steve’s practice disciplines include corporate and commercial deals, intellectual property, local and international regulatory issues, and strategic guidance. Steve has extensive experience in venture capital finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic and cross-border transactions. He has counseled enterprise level clients including Shazam, Virgin Mobile, Liberty Media, Yamaha, Diageo, Nielsen Buzzmetrics, Warner Music Group, Bob Vila and Conde Nast Publications. He has also helped emerging businesses in a wide variety of sectors, and is especially knowledgeable in media, entertainment, advertising, consumer products, food and beverages, and technology including mobile, games, digital music, social media, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain, cryptocurrency and cannabis regulation.
Steve has been recognized as a “Rising Star” and a “Super Lawyer” and serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit boards and industry associations. He regularly lectures and writes about major issues in technology, venture capital, emerging industries, blockchain, cryptocurrency and cannabis regulation.