Bernardo Hernández

bernardohernandez
I am passionate
about technology.
I love to entertain ideas
and make them happen.

Work

2000 - 2015
2000 - 15
Cofounder +
Leading and most popular online Real Estate platform in Spain, Italy and Portugal.
2006 - 2010
2006 - 10
Investor, Executive Chairman +
Leading social network in Spain before Facebook. Sold to Telefónica in 2010.
2005 - 2013
2005 - 13
Executive +
Started in Spain as Country Marketing Manager and moved to California to work on different Worldwide Executive roles.
2013 - 2015
2013 - 15
General Manager +
Online photo management and sharing application. It was one of the earliest platforms to introduce the concept of image hosting, photo sharing, and photo management.
2008 - 2017
2008 - 17
Founder +
Acceleration platform for Spanish startups going into the US. Creator of the JóvenesConFuturo grants.
2015 - 2018
2015 - 18
Board Member +
Barcelona-based clothing brand known for its colorful, eclectic, and expressive designs. The brand's philosophy is to create clothes that inspire positivity, tolerance, commitment, and fun.
2018 - now
2018 - now
Board Member +
MAPFRE Insurance is a global insurance company based in Spain. Founded in 1933, it has grown to become the largest insurance conglomerate in Spain and one of the largest in Latin America.

The company provides a wide range of insurance products and services, including car, home, life, health, and business insurance, as well as other financial services. It has a significant presence worldwide, with operations in over 40 countries, and a particularly strong market share in Spain, parts of Europe, and Latin America.
2018 - 2023
2018 - 23
Senior Advisor +
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global network of firms that offer professional services in the areas of audit, assurance, consulting, and tax services. It's one of the largest professional services networks in the world, often referred to as one of the "Big Four" accounting firms, along with Deloitte, EY (Ernst & Young), and KPMG.

PwC Spain is the Spanish branch of this global network. As in other countries, PwC Spain offers a wide range of services to help businesses of all sizes meet their goals. These services include, but are not limited to, audit and assurance, tax and legal services, consulting, deals, and digital services.
2023 - now
2023 - now
Senior Advisor +
SaaS platform that combines the powers of artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum technologies (referred to as AQ). It was founded in 2016 while still under Alphabet, the parent company of Google, and became independent in 2022.
2016 - 2020
2016 - 20
General, Venture Partner +
Global Venture firm that invests in leading rounds at every stage.

Based in Berlin, Paris, San Francisco, Tokyo and Sao Paolo.
2013 - 2017
2013 - 17
Investor +
Mobile app-based marketplace that allows users to buy and sell secondhand items locally. The app uses geolocation to show buyers the items that are for sale in their local area.
2010 - now
2010 - now
Investor +
Technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Stripe provides a suite of payment APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) that powers commerce for online businesses of all sizes.
2010 - now
2010 - now
Lead Investor +
A digital platform and app that helps users discover and book events and experiences in their city. The platform includes a wide range of activities such as concerts, festivals, theatre, fashion, restaurant experiences, and more.
2015 - 2020
2015 - 20
CEO, Lead Investor +
A mobile app that facilitates easy money transfers between individuals. Operates in Europe and is headquarter in Barcelona. Sold to Block, Inc in 2020.

In addition to peer-to-peer payments, Verse also allows users to create and share events, which can be useful for group activities where shared costs are involved.
2015 - 2018
2015 - 18
Investor +
App-based platform that allows users to buy, collect, and send any product within the same city at any moment. Founded in Barcelona, Spain, in 2015, Glovo operates as an on-demand courier service that purchases, picks up, and delivers products ordered through its mobile app.
2015 - now
2015 - now
Lead Investor +
A Madrid-based tech company that specializes in smart mailboxes for e-commerce deliveries. Founded in 2015, the company aims to solve the problem of missed deliveries by providing secure, accessible, and convenient mailboxes in residential buildings.
2015 - now
2015 - now
Investor +
A logistics company that provides last-mile delivery services, primarily for e-commerce businesses. It was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.

The company focuses on scheduled delivery services, allowing customers to choose the delivery time that best suits their needs. This feature, combined with its commitment to keeping the agreed delivery slots, sets Paack apart from many other parcel delivery companies.
2023 - now
2023 - now
Investor +
The data platform for
machine learning
2016 - now
2016 - now
Investor +
A logistics and shipping company based in Spain. Founded in 2015, GOI specializes in the shipping, assembly, and installation of large and bulky items such as furniture and appliances. Their services are designed to help businesses manage their deliveries more effectively and provide a better experience for customers.
2015 - now
2015 - now
Investor +
A design-focused brand that creates innovative, sustainable products with the aim to inspire change and commitment to the environment. The company was founded in Valencia, Spain, in 2013.

Closca is particularly known for its stylish, collapsible bike helmets. The design of these helmets allows them to reduce in size by approximately 50% for easy portability. Closca's helmet was awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award.

Engagements

BERNARDO HERNÁNDEZ: Cofundador de Idealista y Tuenti, Inversor en Glovo y Wallapop

Magistral

Bernardo Hernández #LFDE

Uri Sabat

Bernardo Hernández, Inversor en nuevas tecnologías

El Español

Entrevista a Bernardo Hernández en Los desayunos de RTVE

RTVE

Contact

C. Santa Engracia, 14
28010 Madrid. Spain
bernardo.hernandez@gmail.com