Artifact Details

Title

Morgenthaler, David oral history

Catalog Number

102740522

Type

Audio

Date

2010-04-14

Participants

Kolker, Carole, Interviewer
Morgenthaler, David, Interviewee

Publisher

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Place of Publication

Cleveland, OH

Format

MP3

Description

David Turner Morgenthaler was an American businessman who founded the venture capital firm Morgenthaler Ventures. He received a S.B. and S.M. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1941. Morgenthaler served as a Director, President or Chairman of more than 30 companies during his career, ranging from startups to billion dollar multinational comrporations and industries includeing metal fabrication, chemicals, information technology, life sciences and others.

He served as one of the fonding directors of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and served as Chiarman of its incetives Committee, working with the united States Congress to improve conditions for venture capital and entrepreneurship. He died on June 17, 2016 at the age of 96.

Category

Oral history

Collection Title

NVCA Oral History Collection

Credit

Gift of National Venture Capital Association

Lot Number

X8628.2018

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