Dakota Holdings Group

Advancing Innovation | Transforming Markets


Expert innovation
grounded in a long
history of experience


Dakota Holdings Group invests in and cultivates businesses in Biotechnology, Biomedical and Industrial Automation. 

Founded on and built by a highly sought after leadership team with decades of success in developing and growing world class companies, Dakota’s culture thrives on discovering and advancing early stage disruptive technologies and positioning them for maximum returns.

Dakota strives to have all of the newest technologies, elegant design and cutting edge engineering.  With over 75 years of combined experience at the membership level of Dakota, the company is uniquely positioned to continue to invest in, and bring to market innovative technologies and services that create significant value for all key stakeholders.


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In the last decade, the medical device industry has seen unprecedented growth and sustained long term global demand making it one of the largest industries in healthcare today.


Industrial Automation

Automation is an exciting and opportunity rich industry with a wide span of applications from semiconductor, to medical, to all forms of packaging and converting markets.



Dakota is focused on platforms where high growth and constant innovation
create an opportunity rich environment.

Our Approach


Bill Roy

Bill Roy

Managing Partner

Advancing early stage disruptive technologies with unique design concepts to market with generous returns to key stake holders is right in the heart of Bill’s sweet spot.

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Nicholas King

Nicholas King

Managing Partner

Nicholas brings over twenty-five years of experience driving significant growth and creating innovative business strategies that create differentiation thus opening new opportunities.

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Stephen Buckley

Stephen Buckley

Managing Partner

Stephen started his first company in 1997, second in 1999, and third with a business partner in 2003. It  has subsequently grown into a multimillion dollar distribution company.

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Kristi Daugherty

Kristi Daugherty

VP, Business Development

Kristi balances her high-energy approach with tenacity, passion, and success.  She loves building businesses that make a difference and change industries.

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hard work and passion for what we do make us pioneers in our sectors.


Right Team

Experience – Passion

Depth and breadth of knowledge with a unrelenting drive to create incredible businesses.

Right Markets

Growth – Innovation

The rich market environment provides the opportunity and Dakota provide the fuel to create significant and sustainable businesses.

Right Investment

Generous Returns

Private investors who share a passion for creating something exciting will have fun while we create impressive returns.




2501 Schieffelin Road, Unit 114
Apex, NC   27502


+34 125 678 9005

2nd Street 21st Floor New York, NY

Get in Touch

We are passionate about innovation and
transforming markets and would love to hear from you. 
Reach out to us anytime and we'll happily answer your questions