Anthony L. Millin
Founder and Chair of NEXT

Anthony Millin is a trusted legal and business advisor to startup and emerging growth companies. As a startup attorney, a serial entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, and the Chair of NEXT powered by Shulman Rogers, he brings a unique legal and business perspective to advising his clients.

Anthony understands firsthand what it takes to start, scale and manage a company, to successfully prepare for and run a fundraising process, and to address the legal issues faced by a startup. This background provides him with valuable insights into the legal and business needs of his clients. Within Shulman Rogers, his unique skill set has earned him an appointment to the firm’s 6-person Strategic Planning Committee.

A creative problem solver and strong advocate dedicated to the success of his clients, Anthony frequently serves as his clients’ “outside general counsel,” taking a leadership role in managing the full range of their legal needs from formation and financings to growth and exit.

Anthony is a frequent public speaker on topics impacting startup and emerging growth companies. Another specialized skill set Anthony brings to the table is his China-based experience, with which he assists early-stage and middle-market companies interested in conducting business in China, or seeking direct foreign investment from China.

Anthony also serves as a Venture Partner at Urban.Us, a Board Member of Urban Gateway, and a Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of Lauren’s Light, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower families in which a parent with young children has been diagnosed with cancer.

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  • Member, Maryland Tech Council’s Venture Mentoring Services
  • Board of Directors, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Lauren’s Light
  • NEXT: For Startups and Emerging Growth Companies
  • Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts
  • Business and Financial Services
  • Business Planning
  • Commercial Finance
  • Entity Formation
  • Finance/Capital Markets
  • International Practice
  • Securities
  • Technology Transactions
  • Token Sales
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Startups
  • Bank and Lender Services
  • The George Washington University, J.D., 1993
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S., 1989
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York

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