Rick Burnes
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Co-founder, Charles River Ventures

Over the last 15 years, Rick Burnes has focused on investments in the fields of communications and information services. Among the successful investments he has led are: Cascade Communications, Chipcom Corporation, Epoch Systems, Abacus Direct, Summa Four, Concord Communications, Prominet, Aptis and Sonus Networks.

Apart from venture capital, Burnes has been active in community organizations. Currently he is Chairman of Boston's Museum of Science, Chairman of the Entrepreneur's Foundation of New England, Vice Chairman of Sea Education Association and Director of The Boston Foundation. Rick Burnes Rick Burnes was a co-founder of Charles River Ventures in 1970 and has played a major role in the firm's development into one of the country's major venture firms with offices in Waltham, Mass. and Menlo Park, California. Over the last 15 years, Rick has focused on investments in the fields of communications and information services. Among the successful investments he has led on behalf of Charles River are: Cascade Communications, Chipcom Corporation, Epoch Systems, Abacus Direct, Summa Four, Concord Communications, Prominet, Aptis and Sonus Networks. Apart from venture capital, Rick has been active in community organizations. Currently he is Chairman of Boston's nationally recognized Museum of Science, Chairman of the Entrepreneur's Foundation of New England, Vice Chairman of Sea Education Association and Director of The Boston Foundation. He is a past Chairman of the Board of the Middlesex School.

Burnes holds a B.A. in history from Harvard College and an MBA from Boston University.


Lecture:

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flag Global Entrepreneurship: Inefficiency as Opportunity in the Developing World
as author at  MIT World Series: Enterprise Forum,
together with: Alex (Sandy) Pentland (moderator), Damien Balsan, Randy Zadra, Iqbal Quadir,
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