About The Speaker
Rick is passionate about scientific breakthrough technologies and would like to support the most scientifically and technologically ambitious ventures. Being part of Speedinvest’s Deep Tech team, Rick invests in startups that are using deep technologies, such as machine learning, to solve big and practical problems with technically ambitious solutions. Rick is driven by intelligent software that leverages machines with data to augment human intelligence. He believes technology can help address some of the world's largest problems, from financial services, healthcare, mobility, robotics, cybersecurity and automation. He looks for entrepreneurs that can gather unique data, deliver smart software, and create compounding value for customers. Before joining Speedinvest, Rick was a Principal at IQ Capital. There he sourced and led the firm’s investments in early-stage Deep Tech startups including causaLens, TurinTech, Pangaea Data, PoroTech, Boltzbit and several other Deep Tech investments in Europe.