We are founded on the concept that many parts make up a whole picture; always creating and connecting new dots to continue our story long into the future.
A rich tapestry of experiences, people, passion, deep thinking and values form the beginnings of our story.
To be our founders’ most valuable asset by bringing hands-on support, network and passion.
To create capital value and identify new emerging, disruptive business opportunities for substantial long-term growth.
A Swiss watch, a Porsche… flawless engineering combined with beautiful design is an artform.
Although we love complex thinking and theories, we believe the magic lies in executing aesthetic simplicity.
The creative concept behind our logo combines three main components that reflect the beginnings of our story and our strategic goals: a qubit, a quantum dot, and specialised strategy (linked to our founder’s love of the game, Go).
The logo is a reflection of our specificity, global connections and collaborations, innovative nature, and unique strategic positioning.
Our passion is deep seated in a long and consistent line of our personal life experiences.
Why we exist
We are inspired and shaped by family and friends who were change makers, who thought and acted against the grain, who worked hard to make a difference in the world in their own unique ways; who made a profound difference to our lives.
Those individuals sparked our curiosity and supported us through our own growth. Their footprints are the roots of our way of thinking: our raison d’être, and the reason for how we show up passionately in the world today in every aspect of our lives. And, why we do what we do in business; continuing the line of unique thinking, and challenging the status quo with absolute integrity.
Who we are
We are a team of innovators, creative thinkers and experienced investment strategists who thrive on connecting smart people across the globe; a wonderful gift in this borderless world.
Founder & CVO
With 30+ years experience in the investment world, Georges is the founder of QBIT Capital.
Unequivocally passionate about his work, Georges is a bold innovator who loves to ‘push the envelope’ in the industry. He’s known for his unwavering integrity, unique energy and progressive thinking.
Always challenging himself, Georges’ love of engineering and strategy run through his veins. In fact, when he’s not forging new paths in the world of investing, you can find Georges getting absorbed in a game of chess or Go.
“Nothing is too small to know or too big to attempt. We’re always learning and innovating.”
Basel is a Partner at QBIT Capital, based in Los Angeles.
Prior to QBIT, he proved to be an excellent leader by building teams across the US and managed the expansion and growth of private banking assets to over $6.5 billion for J.P. Morgan and UBS. His focus was on advising entrepreneurs to grow their companies and establish their exit strategies.
Basel received his B.A. in economics from UC Berkeley and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA Institute.
“Persistence is key, just keep moving and adapt as needed.”
Luis is the European Partner of QBIT Capital.
Before joining QBIT Capital Luis studied Business Psychology and focused on consumer behavior. After some stops in various research departments, he joined a Venture builder focusing on early stage validation projects and corporate venture capital.
He is well structured in his work and thought process. This allows him to setup internal processes or help founders to establish data-driven decision-making culture from the beginning. This way he helps them to scale from 0 to 1.
“If your product doesn’t completely suck, just launch it and iterate based on the feedback you get:”
Anne, born into a business family in logging and integrated wood industry, she took the turning point by joining PT. Pan Brothers Tbk and Group when it was ailing in 1997. As Vice CEO, she had played a vital role in turning the Company into Indonesia’s largest garment manufacturer producing apparel for international well-known brand.
She is an award-winning and passionate professional who graduated from University of Southern California – USA and received her MBA degree from Loyola Marymount University - Los Angeles – USA (1994).
Along with her passion, she actively involves in various organizations in Indonesia and Internationally, such as: The Indonesian Entrepreneur Association; YPO Indonesia Committee; Board of Women in Business Committee & Trade and Investment Task Force of B20 2022; Board of Supervisor of Indonesian Alumni Association of University of Southern California, just to name a few.
Dieter founded a media agency early in 2001. He led and grew the company into a leading digital agency with 150+ employees.
In 2017, Dieter successfully handed the company over and went on to found Speedinvest Pirates as a joint Venture with the VC fund Speedinvest to support the portfolio companies and help them scale to the next level. Over the past 5 years, Dieter and his team supported over 200 early-stage startups.
Dieter is an experienced Investor and Business Angel with a great reputation within the European Startup ecosystem.
Phil is a growth-oriented executive leader for technology & media, with 40 years of working with entrepreneurial founders to build and scale their companies.
His operating career in marketing, venture capital, and executive management has resulted in cumulative new products demand totalling over $1B in addition to the growth of established product sales in raw startups, scaling entrepreneurial companies, as well as private and public firms, ranging from pre-revenue to over $1B annual sales.
Phil now spends his time as a venture capital investor, operating advisor, execution partner and incubator for new companies by focusing his efforts on strengthening the ecosystem for new technology and media company creation and their development, particularly in B2B markets.
Walid has 30 years of experience in the telecom sector where he has always pioneered technical and operational innovations from within big corporates.
He has worked on 5 continents and has held several CTO and board advisory positions across the globe. In the last few years he founded and launched a pure fiber telco in Italy and is currently managing its growth into a national alternative network to the incumbent.
He is a strong believer in the supernatural powers of a cohesive team with a clear vision and objectives.
Jaana is the co-founder of Sororitê LATAM’s largest female angel investor network focused on female led startups. She’s an active angel investor, focused on FinTech, RetailTech and DigitalHealth, is a board member of Columbia Ventures do Brazil and Zissou, and a mentor to startups in LATAM and Switzerland.
Jaana holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master’s in Engineering from ETH Zürich. She is a Swiss national, now residing in São Paulo, with more than 15 years of experience in LATAM. Prior to angel investing, she had a successful career as an executive at American Express, Expedia Group and McKinsey & Co, focusing on strategy, business development, and product.
As an investor, Jaana focuses on underrepresented founders because it allows her to tap into traditionally overlooked talent and investment opportunities. In founders, she looks for visionary minds that combine contagious passion with the necessary pragmatism to execute.
Given QBIT’s investment focus on Swiss founders and its global vision, Jaana is excited to leverage her network to bridge Swiss technology to solve problems in LATAMs economy.
Nils, a graduate of Architecture from ETH Zürich, brought his expertise to the family business, REHAU, a global leader in polymer technologies.
He played a key role in shaping the company's growth in China and Asia by focusing on business and organizational development. After his tenure in Asia, Nils returned to Germany and Switzerland where he has built REHAU New Ventures, a Corporate Venture Builder that drives the development of innovative businesses from the ground up.
His ability to quickly analyze complex problems, his sharp and well-structured approach, and his sales and marketing experience in the US and Asia make him a valuable asset to our portfolio companies.
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