BPV Huegel has advised Microsoft venture fund M12 and Point72 Ventures on their USD 20 million investment into Blackshark.ai. KPMG Law advised Blackshark. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe reportedly advised M12 as well.
According to BPV Huegel, M12 led the Series A funding round for Blackshark. "Google Earth co-founder Brian McClendon, former Airbus Defense and Space CEO Dirk Hoke, and CEO of Applied Intuition Qasar Younis join as advisors to the board of Blackshark.ai."
Blackshark.ai is an Austrian startup and, according to BPV Huegel, the creator of a semantic 3D digital twin of the entire Earth.
BPV Huegel’s team included Partners Elke Napokoj, Michaela Pelinka, and Sonja Durager, Attorney Walter Niedermueller, and Associate Daniel Grimmer.
The KPMG Law team included Partner Wendelin Ettmayer, Attorney Pablo Essenther, and Associate Stefan Niederstrasser.