Working on a new venture and got questions? Get advice from professionals on how to take the next step in topics such as funding and financing, tax law, intellectual property and incorporation from experts at the Apex Center.


Hours with experts puts students in a room one-on-one with a professional to answer your questions about starting a company. Lawyers, designers, accountants and new venture specialists are among some of the different professionals available. Hours with experts are held bi-monthly, students book a slot and come with questions.

Meet our Experts

Fourd Kemper
Woods Rogers PLC

Fourd Kemper focuses on mergers and acquisitions, venture and seed capital financing, licensing, intellectual property, and the representation of high-tech entrepreneurs at Woods Rogers PLC.

Ask Fourd About:

*Intellectual Property
*Corporate Structure

James Ramey
Middleland Capital

James Ramey is a Principal at Middleland Capital where he manages the VTC Innovation Fund through deal sourcing, due diligence, deal and closing document review negotiation, portfolio monitoring, and other day to day operations.

Ask James About:

*Funding your startup
*Developing Innovative Technologies
*Venture Capital


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