Kickstart your business

Bravehearts are a group of Business Angels, Entrepreneurs and Investors, with a connection to Barcelona, who come together to share opportunities, get actively involved and have fun while doing so.


We are looking to support visionary entrepreneurs.

Alexander Ruckensteiner

Co-founder of BlueSpace

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

Christopher Reisner

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

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

Georg Stockinger

Partner at Paua Ventures

Previously managing director at Rocket Internet and Consultant at McKinsey

Heiko Rauch

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

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

Joost Korver

Energy expert with passion for innovation and sustainability

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.

Marc Jordana Soldevila

Managing Director Heura Foods

Managing Director Heura Foods. Previously Partner & Chief of Business Development at Antai Venture Builder

Pablo Zubicaray

CEO and Founder of Friendly Rentals S.L.

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

Rick Bekkema

Co Founder www.CoffeeCompany.nl

Market leading coffeechain Holland. Sold to Jabobs DE in 2012 Retail lover, franchisor/ee.
Now www.RickfieldPaulman.com

Robain de Jong

CEO at EcoScooting Delivery S.L.

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

Sander van Dissel

CMO and Founder of Foodclub (Hospitality chain in Barcelona)

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

Steven Ramenby

Founding Partner European Bartenderschool

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

Timo Buetefisch

Co-founder and CEO COOLTRA

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.

Wouter Durville

Co Founder at Sukhi

Studies: European Studies at Cambridge, Economics at Utrecht University
Experienced in Management Consulting (Bain&co) and serial entrepreneur

Holger Sprengel

Entrepreneur, Advisor and Investor

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

Thomas Meyer

Founder and CEO of Desigual

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

Damien Harris

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

Fede Richardson

Founder & Managing Partner at Lexidy Law Boutique.

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

Brian McNerney

Partner at Cluster Capital

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