Roger Royse of Royse Law Firm
PALO ALTO, Calif.
- Oct. 24, 2013
-- PALO ALTO, Calif.—Roger Royse, founder of Royse Law Firm, a corporate and tax law firm, announced today that he has joined the advisory board at Dakota Venture Group, a University of North Dakota student-run venture capital investment fund. Royse said, “I look forward to contributing to the success of the Dakota Venture Group, which provides students with the opportunity to conduct due diligence, make investment decisions, and negotiate deal term structure.”
Gregory Syrup, Chairman of Dakota Venture Group, said, “We welcome Roger Royse to the advisory board. Roger’s legal, startup and business experience will be an asset as we carry out our investment strategy, which focuses on investing in high-growth ventures started by entrepreneurs in the United States, with preference given to regional and student-initiated ventures.” According to Mr. Syrup, advisory board members have the opportunity to attend annual meetings, consult on deals, provide strategic management guidance, and make recommendations to the managing directors.
Royse Law Firm (http://rroyselaw.com
) is a corporate and tax law firm with offices in Palo Alto, Calif. (headquarters)
, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Established in 2006, Royse Law Firm serves emerging and middle-market clients in the areas of domestic and international corporate law and tax, securities, mergers and acquisitions, fund formation, intellectual property law, labor and employment law, and trust and estate planning. The firm serves clients in clean tech, information technology, e-commerce, mobile, life sciences, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate, services, and retail. Royse Law Firm is noted for exceptional depth in domestic and international tax, and many of the firm’s clients have international operations. Royse Law Firm makes technology-based resources available to clients and the business community, including Royse University (http://www.royseuniversity.com/
), a knowledge-sharing platform; RoyseLink (http://www.royselink.com/
), a connection point for founders and investors; the Royse Law Legal Wizard (http://rroyselaw.com/
jp.html), a technology platform that makes legal and transactional documents available to clients; and the Royse Law Incorporator (http://royselawincorporator.com)
, an online incorporation tool.
Dakota Venture Group (http://www.dakotaventuregroup.com)
(DVG) is a University of North Dakota student-run venture capital investment fund. DVG is the first completely student-run venture capital fund in the United States. DVG provides students the opportunity to conduct due diligence, make final investment decisions, and negotiate deal term structure. DVG members represent a variety of academic disciplines and backgrounds, including accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, law, marketing, and engineering. By participating in DVG, University of North Dakota students receive the opportunity for experiential learning in venture capital and angel investing.