Presenter David Nows:
David is the Chairperson of Central Michigan University’s Entrepreneurship Department and is the Director of CMU’s one-of-a-kind Master in Entrepreneurial Ventures (MEV) program. David is an expert on the financing of entrepreneurial ventures and has authored articles published in top-rated business law journals like the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and the N.Y.U. Journal of Law & Business. In the classroom, David teaches undergraduate and masters level courses in law, entrepreneurship, and venture development. In addition to David’s teaching duties, David takes an active role in CMU’s New Venture Competition (“NVC”), helping to mentor student venture teams. Prior to joining CMU, David was an attorney at Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. in Lansing, Michigan, where he advised start-up and emerging entities on the breadth of legal questions they face. David is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the University of Michigan.