Rick Charnley

Investment Director

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Personal Bio

Rick identifies investment opportunities in digital technology businesses.

As an Investment Manager at Northstar, Rick is involved in making and managing investments into early stage and digital businesses. He also works with a portfolio of existing investee companies, with a particular focus on B2B SaaS. He is the lead on Northstar’s investments into Caspian, Atlas Cloud, Clixifix, amBX, Specifiedby, PopTopUK, Ricochet.ai, NFL Pickwatch, Donr, Papertrail.io, Wordnerds & others.

Rick joined Northstar in 2012 after training as a Chartered Management Accountant and working for a specialist debt fund. He was also involved with the launch of Accelerated Digital Ventures, working with the team to establish the national fund until their full-time team was recruited. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics from Newcastle University.

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