New Business Acceleration Firm Launched by Technology Start-up Veteran

    New Business Acceleration Firm Launched by Technology Start-up Veteran

    PR Newswire

    INDIANAPOLIS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — J. Eric Davis, of Lafayette, Indiana, announced today the formation of a new business acceleration firm, J.E.D. | Venture Partners, LLC.

    An attorney and an entrepreneur, J. Eric Davis focuses his legal practice on helping inventors, investors, universities, and entrepreneurs with new venture creation, Regulation D fund-raising efforts, due diligence, SBIR and Federal grant contracting, and technology commercialization. J.E.D. | Venture Partners was started to provide the entrepreneurial and executive leadership to launch, operate and accelerate the growth of emerging technology companies.

    Davis, Founding and Managing Partner, says, "It is time for an economic renaissance to reawaken American innovation and ingenuity. I started J.E.D. | Venture Partners to accelerate the start-up and funding process for promising companies. In most cases entrepreneurs need more than just an attorney to help them get started. They need someone that understands technology development, fund-raising and how to launch a new product or service. They need a trusted and experienced partner that is able to provide meaningful executive support. My aim is to provide the legal and executive support during these growth stages, to enable the entrepreneurs to focus their energy on making their product or technology successful."

    About J. Eric Davis, J.D.

    Mr. Davis is Founder and Managing Partner of J.E.D. | Venture Partners. He is a respected corporate attorney, serial entrepreneur and proven executive with a strong track record of developing and leading venture-backed businesses based upon technology licensed from major research universities. Since beginning his career as a start-up executive, Mr. Davis co-founded and managed Copient Technologies, Inc., Arxan Technologies, Inc., and Kylin Therapeutics, Inc. He served a variety of executive roles with these companies including President, CEO, Director, CFO, and COO. Combined, these companies have raised nearly $50 Million in capital and have employed over 150 people. By combining the training and experience of a corporate attorney with the keen insight and energy of an entrepreneur and executive, Mr. Davis has founded, advised and represented many entrepreneurial companies from inception through growth and acquisition. Mr. Davis received his B.S. from the University of Dayton and his J.D. from Indiana University.

    Contact: J. Eric Davis, (765) 412-6661

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