Ricardo is a Project Manager with experience in running innovation, acceleration and entrepreneurial programmes across borders. Holding a MSc in Business Administration – Management of Innovation from the Rotterdam School of Management, he has worked for more than 5 years in designing, developing and coordinating projects for increasing investment in disruptive companies, fostering startup-corporate engagements as well as cross-border acceleration programmes in Europe and beyond. Ricardo has been part of the coordination team for project WELCOME of Startup Europe, where he was responsible for quality assurance, communication and coordinating activities such as Startup Ole 2016 in Salamanca, gathering more than 600 participants, including 100 startups, 100 speakers, etc. Ricardo also brings his experience in setting up an innovation coworking community in Cairo, Egypt, as well as from supporting and coaching young innovative companies in Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, India and Switzerland. He is currently the Project Coordinator of Startup Lighthouse project.
Ricardo can help you scale entrepreneurship in your organisation or startup ecosystem!