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R3i invests in emerging technologies to transform the planet for impact

We invest globally in highly scalable IP-based emerging technology companies with a tangible ESG product impact and artificial intelligence advantage.

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We Act With

Integrity

Inclusion

Excellence

Purpose

Empathy

Teamwork

Camaraderie

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Working with the Best Clients and Partners

Join the R3i Syndicate and invest in some of the world's most exciting tech startups.

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R3i Capital is very honored to
support the new Climate+Positive
Investing Alliance (C+PIA) that launched in 2022.

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Meet Our Team

R3i's Partners bring diverse and complementary scientific / technical, functional, geographic, and investment skill sets to identify promising investment opportunities, mitigate risks, provide comprehensive support to portfolio companies, and generate returns.

LEESA SOULODRE
The Innovator

Managing Partner

HEC, NYU, LSE EMBA
Cross Border Venture Builder and Investor

Leesa has served over 400 multinationals and many startups in 19 sectors across Europe,  Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. In Founder and CxO leadership roles, Leesa has led companies from seed to $14B into new markets, pioneered deep tech, accelerated top lines before exits, and supported the raising of over $200M in seed to Series C investments. Leesa has worked with 5 VC funds. 2 votes as GP to ensure effective decision making and portfolio construction.

PATRICE MOLINARI
The Investor

Partner / Head of IC

MBA Wharton,

MSc CompSci / Aero,

MA Geopolitics UPenn,
Global Tech I
nvestments

PE/VC professional with more than 20 yrs direct investment experience and 10  yrs in consulting, technology, ESG/impact and project management. Established investment funds for institutional investors and deployed ~US$500M in 34 equity transactions globally. Engineering background (theoretical physics, math, aerospace, computer science).

PROF. MARIANNE WINSLETT
The Tech Fixer

Partner

PhD (CompSci) Stanford
Data Science, HPC, R&D Funding

30 years of technical experience in trustworthy systems, data science, HPC, and AI. A tenured professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she was the founding director of Illinois's Advanced Digital Sciences Center in Singapore from 2009 to 2013, with 60 research scientists contributing to the build of Singapore’s smart city.

DR. JAMES G. SHANAHAN
The Pioneer

Partner

PhD (CompSci) Bristol
Cross Bor
der Artificial Intelligence and Venture Builder

30 years developing and researching cutting-edge AI systems as founder and academic. Co-founded 4 companies that leverage AI/machine learning/deep learning/computer vision in verticals such as digital advertising, web search, and intelligent cameras. Prof at the University of California at Berkeley. AT&T (Executive Director of Research), NativeX (SVP of data science), Xerox Research (staff research scientist), and Mitsubishi.

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Across the R3i Group, we are Founders, Data Scientists, Academics, Diplomats, Olympians, Architects, & VC Operators

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