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Hours with Experts

Working on a new venture and have 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.

About this program

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

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:

  • licensing
  • intellectual property
  • patenting
  • corporate structure

James Ramey

Middleland Capital

James Ramey

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

Ready to talk?

Schedule an appointment with:

We add new experts and dates as they become available.

Questions? Email us or swing by Pamplin 3002.

Reserve an Hour with an Expert:

James Ramey,

Thursday 3/15, 2-4:30pm

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