Rick Genzer

Investment Director @ Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Rick has been involved in business leadership and technology since 1986 in roles ranging from software engineer to executive vice president and CTO. His direct functions and activities during this time include hands-on software development, systems architecture, product & project management, online services, business development, financial services, monetizing web-content, electronic commerce, due diligence for M&A activity and leadership in various content-orientated and high technology application development initiatives. From 2000-2016, he stitched together proven leadership skills, business acumen and deep technology experience into a successful management consulting practice serving a wide range of technology companies throughout the US. Today Rick proudly serves as an investment director in the IT sector at
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA.

Attracting Investment Capital – Panelist

Technology companies face many challenges to their growth and success.  Chief among these challenges is the ability to attract investment capital.  This panel explores the current financing environment for technology companies and will seek to offer insights into how to successfully attract investment capital as well as the deal metrics and terms being sought and achieved in this environment.  This panel will also address what technologies are finding favor with investors today, and what appears to be viable and sustainable as we look into the future.  The panel members represent some of this region’s most successful institutional investors who have successful track records and experience investing in companies in both good and challenging times.  Whether you are heading a technology company, considering investing in one, or advising such a company, this panel discussion
will be an important event for you.