Richard Spijkers, Management Consulting Expert in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Richard Spijkers

Management Consulting Expert in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Member since February 11, 2022
Richard is an experienced investor and former strategy consultant (Bain & Company) with over ten years of experience in business, investing, startups, and finance in venture capital and private equity. He has extensive experience analyzing and modeling investment opportunities, ranging from startups and SMEs to large corporations.
Richard is now available for hire

Career Highlights

Software Expertise

Other Expertise


  • Investment Manager

    2018 - PRESENT
    Innovation Industries
    • Invested in under ten companies in deep tech and software, driving the process from initial conversion to closing.
    • Reviewed close to 750 investment opportunities in deep tech and software.
    • Supported portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategies, building the team, and financial modeling.
    • Supported companies with their fundraising strategies, including pitch decks, financial modeling, and the process itself.
    Focus areas: Due Diligence, Startups, Fundraising, Investments
  • Consultant

    2015 - 2018
    Bain & Company
    • Worked on ten vendor and commercial due diligence projects across multiple industries in the EU as part of Bain's dedicated private equity group.
    • Led the financial forecast of a joint venture for two telecom operators based on standalone projections and identified synergies for a joint venture with around €4 billion in revenue.
    • Worked on an organizational redesign of an around €12 billion FMCG company.
    • Analyzed the supply chain of an FMCG company to assess the potential room for improvement.
    • Worked on the go-to-market strategy of a newly formed joint-venture with a revenue target of around $100 millon.
    Focus areas: Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Organizational Design, TMT


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
    2020 - 2021
    Quantic School of Business and Technology - Remote
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
    2012 - 2015
    Delft University of Technology - Delft, Netherlands
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
    2008 - 2012
    Delft University of Technology - Delft, Netherlands

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