Pictured (L to R): Austin Sedaghatpour (Consulate General of Israel to New England); Carrie Webb Olson (Day Pitney); Dan Trajman (New England Israel Business Counsel); and David Waizer (Day Pitney).
On October 26, Day Pitney LLP hosted a program on entrepreneurship and innovation with the Consulate General of Israel to New England and the New England Israel Business Council at the firm's Boston office. The program was attended by approximately twenty students from Brown University with various backgrounds and majors, all of whom have some focus on entrepreneurship. Day Pitney partner David Waizer, who leads the firm's Startup Initiative, Day Pitney Launch, welcomed the guests and provided insights into working with the Consulate and startups. Dan Trajman, President and CEO of the New England Israel Business Counsel, spoke about the history of the Israeli high-tech industry, existing opportunities for business and its impact on the Massachusetts economy. Carrie Webb Olson, partner and chair of Day Pitney's Trademark Copyright and Advertising practice group, closed the event with an overview of the intellectual property landscape and how it is connected to Israel.
Day Pitney LLP, together with the State of Israel and PDB FutureCom International, hosted a unique, invitation-only Startup Program for early-stage cybersecurity and analytics investors at the Cornell Club of New York.
David Waizer gave a presentation, "Select Legal Issues for Startups," at the Rutgers Business School Collaborative for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (CTEC).
On Thursday, May 18, Rick Harris moderated a panel, entitled "Scale-Ups up in Connecticut: Jump Starting Growth," which was put together by the MIT Enterprise Forum of Connecticut and by the CEO of JANUS Associates, Inc., an early Connecticut Innovations portfolio company.
On November 15, Scott Beach spoke at the Business Owners’ Journey Program sponsored by U.S. Trust in Boca Raton, Florida.
On June 17, David Swerdloff and Lane Watson will speak at the Exit Planning Exchange (XPX Connecticut) conference, on "Legal Documents - What are they and what do they mean?" in Norwalk, Connecticut. At the conference, Swerdloff and Watson will discuss in business terms what sellers of businesses can expect to find in their legal documents. Topics will include when to engage attorneys, letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements. Swerdloff organized the meeting as Program Chair of XPX Connecticut.
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Day Pitney partners Michael Furey and David Waizer were recognized in the inaugural NJBIZ Vanguard Series: Leaders in the Law.
Peter Bilfield and Steven Gold were quoted in an article, "Day Pitney Lands 2 Corporate Finance Partners," published in Law360.
David Waizer was quoted in an article, Venture Capital Exec Returns To Day Pitney As Partner, published in Law360.
On November 5, Peter Bilfield and Aaron Kriss will be participating in a panel, entitled "Qualified Opportunity Zones: What Every Investor Needs to Know Before Investing," at the 2018 Family Office Association NYC Summit, which is held exclusively for families and single family offices.