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Our Team

Meet Our Founders


Dennis Craig

Cofounder & Managing Partner

Dennis is a cofounder and managing partner at Farley Craig Capital (FC). He oversees fund management, is the head of investor relations and leads legal compliance. As a managing partner, he also helps source new deals and run fund operations.

Dennis is an associate in the Emerging Growth Companies practice at Cooley LLP, where he serves as a trusted advisor to high growth companies and their investors, from formation to exit. A native of Southern California, Dennis is proud to call the District home, having received degrees from Howard University (B.A.) and Georgetown University (J.D.).


Royal Farley

Cofounder & Managing Partner

Royal is a cofounder and managing partner at Farley Craig Capital (FC). He heads FC’s investment portfolio by helping startups market their products and services to target audiences and scale efficiently. His responsibilities also include finding new companies to support, firm operations, and public relations.

Royal, a native of Oak Park, IL, is currently in his second year at the Chicago-Kent College of Law focusing on Privacy Law and Intellectual Property. He also holds a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing from Georgetown University, and a bachelor’s degree in Legal Communications from Howard University.

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

— James Baldwin


Farley Craig Capital LLC: Dennis F. Craig II (L’19), Royal Farley (SCS’15). Farley Craig Capital is a diversity-focused fund that backs underrepresented founders and empowers new investors to participate in the venture capital ecosystem.

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