Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship & Startups

Riccardo Mazzurco

Riccardo Mazzurco


Physicist, software engineer, startupper, innovator, global business developer, investor, consultant, mentor. In short: a jack of all trades who can advise entrepreneurs and managers in all aspects and phases of a hi-tech company’s life.

I can help you with

validating business ideas, approaching investors, developing global partnerships, evaluating new technologies, analysing competitive positioning, designing software/hardware architectures


Experimental High Energy physicist was part of the Aleph Online group that developed the DAQ system of the Aleph LEP (Large Electron Positron) experiment at CERN. 

Head of the Software development of the Elettra Synchrotron. Started SYAC in Italy where pioneered analog to digital CCTV transition in the mid-nineties exporting worldwide up to 70% of sales. 

Between 1997 and 2003 grew the sales of SYAC 20 times from €400k to €8M. Between 2005 and 2008 started up EXXSEC, a security distribution company, reaching €10M in three years. 

Created Dolphin Investment, a high-tech seed funding investors club with about 50 entrepreneurs, managers and companies. Currently consulting hi-tech companies and growing a new venture.

YEars of Experience

30 years


Trieste, Italy

Countries worked IN

Italy, USA, Switzerland, Germany, Brazil


Software, Security, Seed Funding, High Energy Physics


Italian, English