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Maxx Bricklin

Maxx is a Partner at BOLD Capital Partners. Previously, Maxx served as the Head of Investments and an Entrepreneur in Residence at PHD Ventures (Peter H. Diamandis). He worked as a Strategic Consultant for both Singularity University and the XPRIZE Foundation. Prior to those roles, Maxx worked at Double M Partners, a Los Angeles based venture capital firm, in conjunction with a role in technology-focused investment banking. Maxx started his VC career at Kortschak Investments, the family office of a prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist. Maxx has co-founded and worked at several startups between LA and the Bay Area. Maxx graduated from the University of Southern California.

Areas of Interest

AI/Machine Learning/Big Data, Communication, Healthcare, Networks, Productivity, Sensors, Transportation.

What technology’s potential over the next 10 years most excites you?
New communication technologies, like 5G, combined with the convergence of sensors and AI to measure, optimize and reshape our world.

Who has most influenced your thinking and why?
My college water polo coach taught me the importance of “Keep It Simple Stupid” (the KISS Principle).

What attributes do you look for in an entrepreneur?
Attributes that take decades to acquire – strong Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and an invaluable network.

What skill would you like to learn?
More foreign languages.