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David A. Menard
Murtha Cullina LLP
Tell us about your community-building activities in 2019 (<500 characters)
Run approx. (25) free education seminars at Reset, Yale Tsai Center, Yale School of Business, Law Lab (District New Haven), Wesleyan, University of Connecticut Innovation Quest; hold free office hours at multiple locations; run 6 free pitch events between Reset and District New Haven and assist in EIA awards at least once a year; work with SBDC and CEDF staff to assist and mentor companies on request. Regularly meet with new entrepreneur community leaders to facilitate introductions and assistance to both companies and community organizations.
What community-building goals did you accomplish or milestones did you hit in 2019? (<500 characters)
Hold at least 10 workshops at District New Haven and expand free access to attorney consultations in that facility. Work on bringing funding from at least one private equity/venture firm outside CT to a CT-based company. Work on introducing non-Yale companies to Yale resources and facilitate interactions with Yale faculty and entrepreneurs.
What people are saying about David Menard ...
David had over the time I hav known him donated time to start-up teams with legal advice and counsel Edward Pratesi