Trowers & Hamlins advises creative start-up Easle.co on major funding deal
International law firm Trowers & Hamlins has advised start up online creative platform Easle, on their seed funding deal with creative heavyweights ustwo as lead investor.
Easle will use the funding to expand the platform to include Graphic Design, Animation, Photography and Videography, build an app and further develop their offering. Over time, Easle aims to provide tools to support its customers and creator’s day to day working lifestyle such as managing finances and accounts, as well as more specific tools to assist with flexible working.
Trowers' corporate team advised on all aspects of the deal including the investment and subscription shareholders agreements. The firm also provided assistance with due-diligence enquiries.
The service directly responds to the soaring increase of freelancers who now contribute over £20billion to the UK creative economy.
Nick Gubbins, Easle CEO and Co-Founder said:
“Our focus is on bringing the top creative talent and brands together to make great work. With the expansion, we plan to really disrupt the traditional agency-talent model across the board. Eventually we aim to become a hub for inspiration and collaboration across a huge range of disciplines.”