Dane is the Head DAO Architect at Alliance DAO, the premier Web3 accelerator and community of Web3 founders, investors, and thought leaders. As a DAO architect, Dane focuses on governance design, tooling, and decentralization for Alliance and for the accelerator’s cohort members. Dane is also the managing member of Lund Ventures, which advises founders building companies at the intersection of law and finance.
Dane began his career as a litigation associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher where he focused on corporate governance, shareholders’ rights, securities litigation, and white-collar investigations. He transitioned to investment banking in the Financial Sponsors Group at Barclays. Thereafter, Dane became a principal investor with a wide footprint, having pursued merger arbitrage strategies at Halcyon Capital Management, private debt and private equity investments at Intermediate Capital Group, and investment strategies at Burford Capital Management. Dane graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.A. Yale College.