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BraveHearts is a group of entrepreneurs

that all made the journey

Some small, some big

Some hardcore corporate, some more playful

Sometimes painful, always grateful


We know, chasing your dreams

takes courage. 

Be Brave. Follow your Heart.

Investment Criteria

Investment Criteria

We support people that have great projects and big dreams.

And their hearts at the right place.

We invest  

(Pre-Seed) to Series A+

with tickets starting 

from €10K to €XXXM


When asked for,

we engage

We live in a fast

changing world 

that will keep us

on our toes.


Be agile. Be open.

Active entrepreneurship

is key

Sense of ownership

is essential


Follow your heart. 

Chase your dreams.

Meet the team

Meet the team

We have decades of experience as founders of tech, retail, art and hospitality projects.

We help where we can. And we truly believe we can create a change. Together.


Studies: MBA at IESE, Economics degree at European Business School, Germany. Experienced in Management Consulting (Booz Allen Hamilton). Business Angel in 5+ start ups. Likes beach volleyball, kite, skiing and tennis.

Co-founder and CEO COOLTRA

Timo Buetefisch

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Studies: International Management at HES Amsterdam
Enthusiastic about kick-starting, social entrepreneurship and coaching

CMO and Founder of Foodclub (Hospitality chain in Barcelona)

Sander van Dissel


Owner of innovation agency Knock Out Lab int and passion for corporate/startup collaborations. Previously Global innovation director at a 5bn$+ multinational and CEO of a mid sized energy company.

Energy expert with passion for innovation and sustainability

Joost Korver


Marc Jordana Soldevila

Previously Partner & Chief of Business Development at Antai Venture Builder.

Also before : managing director Heura Foods

CEO Norrsken Barcelona


Market leading coffeechain Holland. Retail lover, franchisor/ee. Passionate about music, Barcelona and creative and social entrepreneurship.

Rick Bekkema


Previously managing director at Rocket Internet and Consultant at McKinsey

Partner at Paua Ventures

Georg Stockinger


Previously co-founded Cyoshi Mobile and sold to a Liberty Media owned public company. Passionate about mobile apps, crypto, and affiliate marketing

Co-founder of Koko, Co-Founder & CEO of Sivinco

Christopher Reisner


Steven Ramenby

Serial Entrepreneur, Passionate about Marketing, Sales & Projects that develop people.

Founding Partner European Bartenderschool

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Enthusiastic about innovation and creativity and that companies should play a central role in building and inspiring a better world.

Founder and CEO of Desigual

Thomas Meyer


Passionate about Tourism, Hospitality & Real Estate. Previous Founder of GoCar Barcelona (sold in 2019), Property Investor & Manager.

Damien Harris


Inspired in creating a more human world through the application of technology. Passionate entrepreneur who loves storytelling.

Founder & Managing Partner at Lexidy Law Boutique.

Fede Richardson


Founding Partner of Company builder HS3 and other companies. Passionate about innovation & art.

Entrepreneur, Advisor and Investor

Holger Sprengel


Heiko Rauch

Entrepreneur, tech enthusiast and angel investor. Co-founder of Zanox, Europe's leading performance advertising network

Co-Founder of UFOstart – the first “Global Crowd Network” for Lean Startups

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Pablo Zubicaray

Sold in 2016 to NOVASOL group a subsidiary of Wyndham Group. Founder of Lanta Digital Ventures, invest in startups

CEO and Founder of Yello Living & Friendly Rentals S.L.


Passionate about distributed networks, bio-tech, innovation by way of disruptive technologies, and building competitive teams.

Partner at Cluster Capital

Brian McNerney


A SaaS startup enabling recruiters to make well-informed and unbiased candidate screening decisions

social entrepreneur , CEO / Co-founder TestGorilla: 

Wouter Durville


Robain de Jong

Studies: MBA at IESE, Business administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam
Experienced in Digital-Out-Of-Home, Media, Software & Sustainable Last Mile Logistics

CEO at EcoScooting Delivery S.L.


Studies: Innovation Management at MIT (Sloan) & Business Administration at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

Co-founder of BlueSpace

Founder Blue Property

Alexander Ruckensteiner

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Active entrepreneur for 25 years. He is the founder of Smint, and currently as an investor focusing on Tech For Good startups.

Passionate about PingPong, dirt bikes, ski, swimming and gemstones.

Entrepreneur & Investor

Marcos Bernat


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