David Latner

David Latner

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David is a lawyer in Toronto, Ontario, focused on technology licensing and finance for entrepreneurial companies.

Representative clients include Newtopia, Nuvolo Technologies and the Hyatt Family Office. (The Hyatt family founded and are the controlling shareholders of BlueCat Networks. David was the General Counsel of BlueCat from Jan 1, 2007 until October 2015, when he was asked to join the family office.) Between 1997 and 2007 he was a partner in (and General Counsel of) XDL Capital, a Toronto based venture capital firm focused on information technology investments. Prior to joining XDL Capital, David served as General Counsel of Delrina Corporation, a software developer acquired by Symantec. Over the years, David has been an adjunct lecturer, at the Law Society, the University of Waterloo and the Canadian Film Centre Media Lab's IDEABOOST. David is a board member of Newtopia, and CAF Canada.