(IQT-TheHague) Rick Hao, Partner, Speedinvest, has agreed to speak on “Venture Funding and Quantum” at IQT The Hague.
Passionate about scientific breakthrough technologies and a desire to support the most scientifically and technologically ambitious ventures, Rick invests in startups that are using deep technologies to solve big and practical problems with technically ambitious solutions.
Rick leads and manages the firm’s investment thesis in all deep tech sectors, including AI, Quantum technologies, Material Science, Cyber Security and Biotech. He has led Speedinvest’s investments in Pimloc, MyDataModels, PoroTech, TurinTech, KETs, Bitfount, Tenyks, Breathe Battery Technologies and several other deep tech investments.
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 who can gather unique data, deliver smart software, and create compounding value for customers.
Born in China, Rick grew up in Beijing and attended Edinburgh University, graduating at the top of his cohort with a Master of Computer Science with Distinction. He also received an MBA from Imperial College London.
Inside Quantum Technology The Hague Conference and Exhibition will be held as a hybrid event February 21-23, 2022. This is the foremost gathering of business leaders, product developers, marketing strategists and investors anywhere in the world focused on quantum internet. Over 1,000 people will be attending this event (both in-person and online) from all over the world and from every area of quantum computing.
This conference includes panels and keynotes on topics related to the future of the Quantum Internet.