Nico has managed Venture Capital investments in high-tech companies for the last 15 years. During this period he has been actively involved with more than 25 early stage ventures and served on the board of 16 companies, totaling more than 60 years of board membership in early stage technology ventures.
Nico is a founder and Managing Partner of Adara Venture Partners since 2002. Adara manages $130Mn across several investment vehicles, all focused on early stage ventures. Its accumulated portfolio includes more than 17 companies in the Digital Enterprise space.
Prior to Adara he founded and was CEO of NETfractal, a venture fund based in Madrid. From 1992 until 1999 he was a partner at Monitor Company, where he gained experience consulting for global companies in technology intense sectors, and led advisory work on several mid-sized acquisition and exit deals. Previously he worked at Andersen Consulting in Paris, where his role included the development of proprietary methodologies for the management of technology-based R&D.
Nico obtained a BSc degree (Aerospace Engineering) from the École Centrale de Paris, an MSc (Aeronautics & Astronautics) from MIT and an MBA from INSEAD. He is a private pilot and an advanced aerobatics competitor.