Rick is a lover of Web 2.0 and author of e-Preneur: From Wall Street to Wiki and Entrepreneurial Excellence: Profit from the Best Ideas of the Experts. He has focused on entrepreneurial strategy, finance and growth for over 20 years as a serial new venture founder, a strategic advisor to high-growth companies, a lawyer, a researcher, an author, an educator, and a professional public speaker.
He is the CEO of MakeGood and M & A Capital Corp., a boutique investment banking firm, and he is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship. He has written four books, edited four books, and written approximately 150 articles for diverse publications throughout the world, from leading academic journals to trade magazines and newspapers.
Rick’s education includes the following: a PhD in entrepreneurship education from the Centre for Higher Education Research, Middlesex University, London, UK; a Masters of Law (LL.M.) from Columbia University, New York City; a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) from McGill University, Montreal; and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Hons.) (First Class) from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver.