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Kevin Vela

Founding Partner, Vela Wood P.C.
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Kevin Vela is the managing partner of Vela Wood, a boutique corporate law firm that focuses its practice on M&A, emerging businesses, and venture transactions. In recent years, he has represented both startups and investors in over $125M in venture financing. Kevin was named a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star and is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, an honor granted to 1/3 of 1% of Texas attorneys.
Kevin is a board member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, Digital Dallas, and the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association. He is a founding member of the Dallas Angel Network (DAN), a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs with angel investors in Dallas, and co-manages the Dallas-based venture capital fund, Blossom Street Ventures, which is currently on its fifth fund.