Before joining BISON Alternatives, Rasmus was a corporate and securities associate with Gunderson Dettmer LLP. He represented emerging growth companies throughout their life cycles as well as venture capital funds.
In addition to his legal experience, Rasmus has a strong commitment to entrepreneurship, technology, and commercialization. He is the founder of the Boston entrepreneur forum PitchPub and is the current President of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of New England. Rasmus is also a member of the Organizing Committee for Boston CleanTech Venture Day.
Rasmus is an S.J.D. Candidate with Duke Law School, received an LL.M. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. and LL.M. from Gothenburg University School of Law.
Rasmus is interested in the growth-opportunities of internet start-ups. He lives in the South End in Boston with his wife and daughter.
Industry Expertise (8)
VC and Private Equity
Renewables and Environmental
Areas of Expertise (6)
Private Law Theory
European Union Law
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer – BISON Alternatives (professional)
BISON is an information exchange that empowers LPs to make the best possible alternative investment decisions by transforming reams of data into meaningful info. BISON prioritizes your deal flow based on your desired investment style, geography, and fund size. In addition, you can get a summary of key fund documents enriched with proprietary datasets and industry leading benchmarks.
Visiting Researcher – European Law Research Center, Harvard Law School (professional)
In 2004–2006 and again in 2007–2008, Rasmus was a Visiting Researcher at the European Law Research Center, Harvard Law School. The European Law Research Center was founded in 1991 to promote understanding of the law of the European Union, national law in Europe and the European legal tradition. Through its efforts, the ELRC fosters research and policy dialog about the structure and potential for global governance as we confront the most pressing issues of global policy.
Vice President – The Harvard European Law Association (professional)
From 2004–2005, Rasmus was the Vice President of the Harvard European Law Association, which aims at fostering the academic and political debate on challenges facing the European integration. Our effort to emphasize the European dimension stems from the awareness of the momentous relevance of the structural and political transformations currently underway in the European scenario. Now more than ever, Europe connotes a political, rather than a merely economic union.
Co-founder and Vice President – Duke Venture Capital Law Association (professional)
The Duke Venture Capital Law Association is an organization of J.D's, LL.M's, and S.J.D's of all nationalities interested in Venture Capital law. Our mission is to provide our members with education about Venture Capital law, promote career opportunities relating to the Venture Capital sector, and allow law school students the opportunity to build networks and relationships with Venture Capital sector actors.
President – Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of New England (professional)
The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of New England (SACC-NE) is a professional networking organization. We seek to highlight entrepreneurial, innovative and educational initiatives between the U.S. and Sweden. Through providing support for businesses and individuals looking to tap into the unique resources of New England, SACC-NE creates a vibrant business network. The organization is a leading contributor to Boston Cleantech Venture Day, Pitchpub, and the Boston Corporate Innovation Forum.
Memeber – PitchPub Governing Committee (professional)
PitchPub's mission is to become the region's leading peer forum for entrepreneurs to pitch their start-up. We offer an informal pub-setting where entrepreneurs can pitch their businesses, learn from practical examples, get direct feedback from peers, and spread the word about their start-ups. We strive to contribute an educational experience by focusing events on pragmatic solutions to current business challenges.
Göteborgs universitet : Master in Laws, Law 2004
Boston University School of Law: LL.M., American Law 2005
Harvard Law School: Visiting Researcher, Private Law Theory, Federalism, European Union Law 2006
Activities and Societies: Vice President, The Harvard European Law Association
Boston University School of Law : Visiting Scholar, Private Law Theory, Federalism, European Union Law 2006
Harvard Law School: Visiting Researcher, Private Law Theory, Federalism, European Union Law 2008
Duke University School of Law : S.J.D. Candidate, Private Law Theory, Non-State Law, European Integration, American Federalism, Entrepreneurship 2012
Activities and Societies: Co-founder and Vice President of the Duke Venture Capital Law Association