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What we do

Stage

Stage

We look for pre-seed or seed round stage of highly scalable technology companies.

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Investments

Investments

We invest up to €200K per startup in several rounds.

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Sectors

Sectors

We Invest in all types of industries but we like real-estate tech, marketplaces, travel, SaaS, health & sport tech.

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ABOUT US

What we are

We aren't investors. We are a hands on entrepreneurs partners.

We use our knowledge and networking to advise and to support our partners.

We don’t invest in projects. We invest in Founders.

We invest in teams that we believe will be the winners and we can push them to that goal.

We don’t invest in projects. We invest in Founders.

The first version of Lanai Partners was a BUSINESS ANGEL GROUP founded in october 2016 by Jeroen Merchiers (Airbnb), Guillermo Llibre (Housell), Rubén Ferreiro (Viko Group), Sergi de Pablos (Ulabox), Ferrán Nogué (Holaluz) , Jorge Rodergas (Hoteles Catalonia), Francesc Pi (Privalia) and Antonio Leiva. 

The second and current version of Lanai Partners is a PREMIER ANGEL INVESTMENT FUND founded by Jeroen, Guillermo, Rubén and Mar Alarcón (SocialCar).

To complete our team we have a group of proven business leaders as OPERATING PARTNERS functioning as specialists in different expertise areas to be able analyze all type of industries and create the maximum value to our investments.

WHO WE ARE

Team

Jeroen Merchiers

Jeroen Merchiers

Founder & General PartnerEMEA Managing Director Airbnb. Originally from Belgium but I spend the last half of my life abroad and Barcelona is home! Father of 3, husband of 1.

Rubén Ferreiro

Rubén Ferreiro

Founder & General PartnerPresident & Co-Founder at VIKO. Father of a lovely little girl. Proud to be Galician, living in awesome Barcelona, sometimes enjoying the chaotic CDMX. Traveler and foodie.

Guillermo Llibre

Guillermo Llibre

Founder & General PartnerCEO at Housell. Father of 2 kids, my passion is spending time with the bike sunday mornings. Run one half ironman and hope to be on a Titan Desert before 2022.

Mar Alarcón

Mar Alarcón

Founder & General PartnerFounder and CEO of SocialCar, the first peer-to-peer car rental platform in Spain and Partner at 19N Strategies, public policy agency focussed on disruptive business.

Silvia Baró

Silvia Baró

Investment & Portfolio ManagerSilvia works closely with the founding partners to source and to analyze new investment opportunities. She supports our due diligence process.

Operating Partners

Joaquim Lecha

Joaquim Lecha

Typeform CEO Typeform. Former COO & CFO SocialPoint and M&A Director from Groupalia. Director at DC Partners.

Andrea Scarano

Andrea Scarano

Privalia CPO Privalia / Vente-Privee SP, IT, BR, MX. Spent more than 10 years in top executive roles at Privalia.

Álvaro Guiérrez

Álvaro Gutiérrez

Kiwoko CEO & Cofounder Kiwoko. Spent 10 years at JP Morgan, and since Nov, 2007 cofounded Kiwoko.

Alberto Cuevas

Alberto Cuevas

Letgo COO Letgo. Investor in seed stage and the last 8 years top executive in companies such as Letgo, Airbnb or Groupon.

Ferrán Nogué

Holaluz Cofounder Holaluz.Spent the last 8 year develop Holaluz, especifically the new ventures with different partners.

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