Ricco Mortensen is an expert in online business and entrepreneurship, speaker and author with a uniquely European flair. He’s worked his way up through the ranks – from McDonald’s cashier in Denmark to one of Europe’s most esteemed experts in entrepreneurship.
His strengths lie in his endearing personality, with a knack for innovative and logical problem-solving, conjuring up and executing big ideas, and sharing his ingenious business solutions with clients, students and friends.
Ricco’s journey hasn’t always been a bed of roses. He’s travelled through hell and high water to get to where he is today, and he celebrates these challenges, because now he can teach people how to avoid making the mistakes he did.
In 1997 Ricco started his very first business – building computers and websites and online shops for clients. Some of Ricco’s early entrepreneurial adventures include coming up with cutting edge solutions for various companies and developing SMS reminders for Danish bookstores, libraries, and beauty salons. He even developed a world-wide document scanning service and even a full service intranet for McDonald’s.
In 2012 he began teaching online marketing at VIA University College, Denmark’s largest university of applied science. Since then he’s been lecturing and teaching as a visiting professor in universities across Europe and at various events.
Today, Ricco is best known for his ability to help aspiring entrepreneurs build successful online businesses. One of his greatest talents lies in online strategies and company and tax optimization, helping clients make the most profit from their hard earned money.
To date, he’s educated thousands of students and consulted hundreds of clients. He even runs business bootcamps in exotic locales all over the World. He’s also created the Ricco Mortensen Foundation, a not-for-profit educational organization aimed at teaching as many people as possible how to have entrepreneurial success.