- 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
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...
Fiscal Cliff Legislation Extends Tax Incentive to Invest in Small Businesses
Evan M. Bienstock,Daniel I. DeWolf,Samuel Effron,Garrett Johnston, January 29, 2013
As a result of the recent “fiscal cliff” legislation, otherwise known as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (2012 Tax Act), many individual investors are expecting future tax increases, either in the form of higher capital gains tax on their investment profits or higher income...
Opportunities Under New Private Placement Rules
Evan M. Bienstock,Daniel I. DeWolf,Samuel Effron,Garrett Johnston, October 26, 2012
Historically, the biggest difference between a registered public offering and a private placement of securities in the United States has been the prohibition of general solicitations and general advertising in connection with a private placement. This distinction is about to change and will mark a...
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