We are a small team with big ambitions. Being experienced entrepreneurs and professionals with international backgrounds ourselves, we believe that successful and lasting international business is created through partnerships built on trust, sincerity, commitment and dedication. This is what we strive to stand for and look for in our business partners.
Ryan has been working as an operations expert in various industries, ranging from the food service industry over television and media to fashion, sports and retail for startups, small and large companies. Before joining the team, his specialty was to turn around businesses by quickly understanding existing operations and adjusting and creating processes that allow for growth.
Britanny has worked with multiple early-stage technology companies across the globe. During her time with IBISWorld, Britanny covered over 70 consumer-facing and technology industries across the US and Canada. Her insights have been quoted in multiple major publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, ABC, CNN, Bloomberg and Forbes.
During his 30 years in business Armin went through all the ranks of international general management and served as Managing Director at several mid-sized IT solutions and business services companies belonging to large groups such as Siemens, Manpower, and Swisscom. Armin has also advised high-tech startups in their inception and growth phases to become national and global leaders in their field.
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Augustin has worked for several well known startups like Uber, Blacklane, Westwing or ZipJet in Berlin, London and Paris. His passion are complex operations and mobility topics. He is maintaining his own blog getmobility.de which is read by many industry experts.
For the past seven years, Marvin has built an accessories brand with local manufacturing between Brooklyn and Berlin. Before moving to the U.S., he worked at Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking group. At BuddyVentures Marvin provides guidance to clients and their local Explorers and Pioneers.
Tim was involved building tech companies in the software as well as hardware space. He worked for the VC arm of Mountain Partners, a swiss-based internationally active investment group and before that, for renowned larger enterprises. Having been asked by EU based friends to help them create local business since his move to NY, he created Explorers & Pioneers to help more people and companies.