Modern Counsel magazine recently featured Erin Sedloff, the Associate General Counsel for Mainsail, a client of Winstead. Erin joined Mainsail in 2021 and established a legal center of excellence to provide legal support to Mainsail’s portfolio companies. Her exceptional performance as an influential and trusted advisor to the founder teams of Mainsail’s portfolio companies has

With over twenty years of experience partnering with bootstrapped founders, Mainsail Partners has established itself as a leading growth equity firm specializing in helping B2B software companies scale and achieve sustainable growth. The firm’s collaborative and hands-on approach is anchored by Mainsail’s Operations Team, comprised of individuals who work beside founders and management teams to navigate the opportunities and challenges in the critical growth stage between $5 million and $50+ million of recurring revenue. The mission of this team is to help portfolio companies recruit key executives, accelerate product development, scale go-to-market, and build out critical systems and data infrastructure to support growth.  Continue Reading Mainsail Partners

Alafair Biosciences is a privately held medical device company commercializing a clinically-driven technology platform using natural biopolymers to address postoperative soft tissue recovery. For over 10 years, Alafair has produced HA-rich class II medical devices for the protection of tendon, ligament, skeletal muscle, and peripheral nerve (including nerve root in spine procedures). Alafair’s technology platform is used primarily by hand surgeons, foot & ankle surgeons, and spine surgeons in a wide variety of procedures. Today, Alafair has sold over 10,000 units of its flagship product, VersaWrap®.Continue Reading Alafair Biosciences, Inc.

July Business Services Overview

July Business Services (JULY) is a national retirement plan services provider headquartered in Waco, Texas. JULY offers a modern suite of retirement plan solutions aimed at putting workplace plans within the reach of millions of small businesses. JULY’s proprietary technology solutions streamline, automate, and simplify all facets of retirement plan setup and operation while its high-touch service model elevates the experience of employers, their employees, and their financial advisors. Today, JULY serves more than 7,500 401(k), cash balance, defined benefit, and other retirement plans across the country and provides expert white label and back-office support for other organizations.Continue Reading July Business Services: National Retirement Plan Services Provider

Redbud Overview

Redbud is a consumer venture ecosystem that creates, accelerates, scales, and funds innovative, better-for-you consumer brands through its venture capital studio (Redbud Brands) and venture fund (Redbud Ventures). Founded in 2020 by two seasoned consumer executives, Brian Goldberg and John Ferrari, Redbud has grown to an organization of 50+ employees across the holding company, underlying portfolio companies, and fund, with offices in Austin, Texas, and Southern California.
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