Roland is advising Elementz on legal, structuring and compliance.

Roland is currently the Managing Partner of CoCoon Ignite Ventures, L.P., an early stage venture fund focusing on investments in consumer technologies. 

Prior to establishing CoCoon Ignite Ventures, Roland was a corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, an international law firm.  At Freshfields, Roland worked on an array of corporate financing and structuring transactions relating to fundraising, deal structuring and mergers and acquisitions both for public as well as private companies. In addition to transactions, Roland also worked with companies on their ongoing compliance obligations.

Roland graduated from the New York University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and graduated from the University of London in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in law 2007.