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Rick Yang

NEA
Partner
Rick joined NEA in 2007 and is focused on information technology and energy investments. He is also actively involved with NEA's seed and growth equity practices. Rick is currently on the board of Pure Energies Group, and he also works closely with NEA’s investments in BloomReach, Boku, Boulder Wind Power, Euclid, Fanhattan, HelioVolt, Surf Air, SmartDrive, and Tabbedout. He was historically involved with Braintree (acquired by PayPal), and Gaikai (acquired by Sony). Prior to joining NEA, Rick advised on and executed a number of strategic financing initiatives for leading public and private tech companies in the Credit Suisse Technology Group. He is currently a member of the Startup Showcase Advisory Board for SXSW Eco and a mentor at Greenstart and Plug and Play Startup Camp. Rick earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he was also a varsity swimmer.