Law Firm Helps El Paso Entrepreneurs Win Big

Vela Wood is a boutique corporate law firm that practices in the areas of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, trademarks and advertising, and sports and gaming and is helping entrepreneurs in the Borderplex region win major venture capital deals with corporate America. 


Vela Wood has two attorneys in the El Paso office, Jeff Villalobos and Hugo Ramirez, who are helping entrepreneurs with startup legal services that include:

  • Entity formation and corporate governance;

  • Commercial contracts and website agreements;

  • Venture financing; and

  • Intellectual property protection.


Vela Wood has assisted in big wins for local entrepreneurs that include:


  • Representing Parabeac, a SaaS company that helps app development teams automate their design to development workflow, which has raised over $1.2M and recently received $100K from Google for Startups.

  • Representing InternBytes, a platform for closing the wealth gap through internships, secured Amazon as their first customer and will connect Hispanic college students with their internship opportunities at Amazon.

  • Facilitating the “El Paso Día de los Muertos and “El Paso Pitch” networking and pitch events where local and regional entrepreneurs receive over $60,000 in non-dilutive cash prizes.


“We are excited to play an integral role in the Borderplex startup ecosystem and assist clients in securing venture financing for their emerging tech startups or helping them with their corporate work and customer contracts. El Paso has untapped potential, and we want to help unleash that by giving startups the best service possible to help them succeed,” said Jeff Villalobos, Vela Wood SeniorAttorney.


If you are an entrepreneur in the Borderplex region and would like a consultation by phone on how to help scale your business, please contact Vela Wood at (915) 703-7720.


Vela Wood has an office in El Paso located at 2601 N. Stanton Street, Ste. A, El Paso, TX 79902, inside STTE Foundation, a startup coworking community that helps accelerate startups.

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