- Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
- Private Equity
- Corporate & Securities
- Israel Business Group
- Technology, Communications & Media
- Energy & Clean Technology
- Sports, Arts & Entertainment
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|University ||University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1979|
|Law School||University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1982|
|Admitted||1982, New Jersey; New York; California|
Daniel is Co-chair of the firm's Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice. In addition to his active legal practice, he is an adjunct professor of law at the NYU Law School and he has a wealth of experience in private equity and venture capital, having co-founded Dawntreader Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in New York.
Daniel's practice focuses on representing emerging technology companies, venture capital, private equity, sports and entertainment, corporate governance, and general corporate law.
Before joining Mintz Levin, Daniel was head of venture capital funds and a managing director of SoundView Technology Group, Inc. (formerly Wit Capital), a technology-focused investment bank. Prior to joining SoundView, he was head of the corporate and new media and e-law practice groups at one of the leading New York firms representing early stage and technology companies.
Daniel has more than 30 years of corporate transactional experience, both as a lawyer and as a businessman, and has been an advisor to many emerging and developmental stage companies. He is a board member of several technology companies and a managing director of Dawntreader Ventures.
Additionally, Daniel is an author of a leading treatise on venture capital called Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis (Law Journal Press, 2007).
· Co-author, Venture Capital: Forms and Analysis, Law Journal Press (2007)
Professional & Community Involvement
· Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law
· Judge, Harvard Business School Business Plan Contest
· Counsel to Crowdfunding Trade Association
· Member, Advisory Council to the Public Policy Committee of the Angel Capital Association
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
The New Rule 506: a Useful Crowdsourcing Tool
Evan M. Bienstock,Daniel I. DeWolf,Samuel Effron, August 8, 2013
When the JOBS Act was passed in the spring of 2012, all the “buzz” was about the imminent advent of “Crowdfunding.” But as legal practitioners, business persons, and pundits looked closer at the details under the Crowdfunding rules contained in Title III of the JOBS Act, it...
Two Recent SEC No Action Letters Establish Standards for Crowdsourcing Online Platforms Limited to "Accredited Investors" to Avoid Registration as a Broker-Dealer
Daniel I. DeWolf,Steve Ganis,Jeremy D. Glaser,Melanie D. Ruthrauff, April 12, 2013
In two recent no action letters, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) granted no action relief for two venture capital online funding platforms, the FundersClub, Inc. (“FundersClub”) and AngelList, LLC (“AngelList”), allowing them to avoid...
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