Nico has managed Venture Capital investments in high-tech companies for the last 17 years. During this period he has been actively involved with more than 25 early stage ventures and served on the board of 22 companies, totalling more than 100 years of tenure, mainly in early stage technology ventures.
Nico is a founder and Managing Partner of Adara Ventures. Adara manages over €100 million in capital, across several investment vehicles, with 25+ portfolio companies in the areas of Cybersecurity, Big Data, AI, and the Digital Enterprise. Adara focuses on companies in the European Atlantic rim (Iberia, France, UK, & Ireland) at the early stages.
Nico obtained a BSc degree (Aerospace Engineering) from the E´cole Centrale de Paris, an MSc (Aeronautics & Astronautics) from MIT and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a private pilot and an advanced aerobatics competitor.