Richard Frederick

Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist & Mentor

Richard Frederick | UNY50 Leadership NetworkRichard Frederick has over 40 years of business experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mentor.


As the Co-Founder and Managing Director for Eastern NY Angels (ENYA), a managed angel fund located in Albany, NY, Dick helps ENYA invest $50 – $150,000 in early stage technology companies.


Richard is also a Board of Director at Glauconix, Advisory Board Member and Mentor for the NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Seed Accelerator, and Member Board of Director of Vital Vio. In total, he has help start over 150 companies in the past 20 years.


In addition, Richard is a Board Member to the Upstate Venture Association of New York.


He has taught college and is often called upon to be a guest lecturer and speaker on topics that include funding start up companies, commercializing new technologies, successful marketing strategies and other topics related to launching and growing early stage companies.


His goal is to help create jobs, to stimulate entrepreneurship and grow businesses in NY’s Tech Valley.