Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) LLP recently advised Rahko Limited (Rahko) on its £1.28 million seed investment round led by Balderton Capital VI, S.L.P. with participation from AI Seed and a small number of strategic angel investors. 
Rahko specialises in quantum discovery, using the power of quantum computers to unlock powerful new capabilities in chemical simulation for chemicals, drugs, batteries and advanced materials. Founded in 2018, Rahko has already drawn a lot of interest and is supported by UCL Innovation & Enterprise and Conception X. Additionally, Rahko has partnered with Microsoft, IBM and Nvidia. 
Rahko CEO Leonard Wossnig has said, “From the time of our company’s inception, we have gained the support and collaboration of an absolute A-team of advisors, partners and supporters. With the close of our seed round, we are thrilled to now welcome to Team Rahko a unique group of investors that truly shares our vision and matches our excitement in the future of quantum computing. Our thanks goes to Frances and Christina from Dorsey & Whitney for their high quality legal support of our raise.”
The Dorsey team was led by corporate partner Frances Doherty, who was supported by corporate associate Christina Samaan.
Frances Doherty is the co-chair of Dorsey’s technology industry group and is recognised as one of the leading technology lawyers in London, with recommendations from the Legal 500 UK 2019. Frances has particular expertise in assisting venture capital funds and technology companies on their investment rounds, international financings, exits and general commercial matters.