Goodwin’s long-standing client Mental Canvas was recently named a winner in the inaugural Microsoft M12 Ventures Female Founders Competition. M12 and partners EQT Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group chose to recognize Mental Canvas’ founder and Chief Scientist Julie Dorsey for her innovative work and commitment to enhancing visual communication by fundamentally elevating the way people draw. As one of the winning companies, alongside Greta Cutulenco of Acerta Analytics, Mental Canvas will be joining the M12 portfolio with a venture investment of $2 million.
Mental Canvas is a software company that is developing a new class of graphical-media-design system that lies between today's 2D digital draw-and-paint systems and 3D computer-aided design systems, combining the ease and fluidity of sketching with expansive 3D capabilities.
The Goodwin Technology team advising Mental Canvas is led by partner Steve Davis and includes partners Jessica Rothstein, Joel Lehrer and Jeff Klein; and associates John Taeschler, Joshua Eisenson, Ryan LaForce and Sr. attorney George Hartnell.
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