David P. Little
Year called to the Bar:
Chair of Dentons Canada LLP’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Group. Focuses on representing funds and emerging companies in venture capital financings, cross-border transactions, buy-outs and mergers & acquisitions. Acts as principal external counsel for leading private and public venture capital investors in Canada and the US. Past financing transactions include some of the largest VC deals in Canada. Provides corporate and securities advice to knowledge-based and emerging companies from start-up through to larger-scale mergers, acquisitions and public financings. Advises public company clients on private and public offerings of securities, corporate governance and equity incentive programs. Founder of online resource (www.techstartupcenter.com) dedicated to technology companies, entrepreneurs and investors. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 in the areas of corporate law and securities law, and by Practical Law Company’s Cross-border Venture Capital Handbook and PLC’s Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2012 as a leading lawyer in venture capital. Board of Directors member of International Datacasting Corporation (IDC: TSX) from 2010–2012. Serves as Corporate Secretary of Vintage Wings of Canada (www.vintagewings.ca). Admitted to Ontario Bar in 1993.