Featured Speaker

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Nicky Deasy

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Nicky is the Managing Partner at Yield Lab Europe. Nicky oversees the day to day operations, including investments, fundraising, portfolio, and company operations. This includes raising capital, dealing with the limited partners and investors, maintaining and managing a deal pipeline, running the due diligence process, and coordinating investments into portfolio companies. She also works to set up the accelerator programming, and supporting those companies with financial mentoring, commercial mentoring and scaling support, and overall fund management.
Nicky worked for 7 years as Associate Director at KPMG in Dublin, where she ran the Food & Beverage M&A team, before moving to EY Galway. She was a mentor to the EI HPSU in the role of assisting companies go to market to raise equity. She has worked with many early stage companies across a variety of sectors to raise seed and Series A equity capital, having advised on rounds totaling hundreds of millions over her 20 year career.