Meet Our Members

Sabrina Beraja
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Sabrina Beraja

Project Manager,
Amicon Management

Having previously founded a FoodTech marketplace startup, Sabrina’s interests in venture span multiple industries. She currently represents owners on multi-million dollar real estate projects at Amicon Management, and works alongside a prominent NYC-based angel investor. Sabrina holds degrees in Finance and Healthcare Administration from the University of Miami.

Brian Galea
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Brian Galea

Senior Analyst,
'Cane Angel Network

While pursuing his M.B.A. at Miami Herbert Business School, Brian leads investment analysis efforts at the 'Cane Angel Network, the University of Miami's angel investment platform that brings together UM-affiliated innovators and alumni backers. A Miami native, Brian is devoted to the development of the fast-growing startup ecosystem in his hometown. 

Bruno Lulinski
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Bruno Lulinski

Fmr. Director of Investments,
Miami Angels

In addition to being the founder of Venture Bites, Bruno is the Director of Investments at Miami Angels, the largest angel syndicate in the state of Florida. At Miami Angels, he leads the investment process for early-stage tech startups in the Southeastern United States. Prior to joining Miami Angels, Bruno was an Analyst in the Leveraged Finance group at Regions Securities in Charlotte, North Carolina. He holds a dual degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Florida.

Eduardo Rabionet
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Eduardo Rabionet

Associate,
Florida Social Capital

Eduardo is an Associate at Florida Social Capital, where he sources investment opportunities and performs diligence on early-stage, double-bottom-line startups delivering both financial returns and
positive social impact to Florida. A son of immigrants, he is passionate about developing South Florida’s startup ecosystem and supporting underrepresented founders. Eduardo is also a structural engineer. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Florida.

Juan Pablo D'Alessandro
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Juan Pablo D'Alessandro

Co-Founder, 
ZIZU

At Endeavor, an organization that helps entrepreneurs scale their businesses, Juan Pablo leads the company selection process and provides support services to entrepreneurs in the organization's portfolio. Prior to joining Endeavor, Juan Pablo worked in the consulting and airline industries, and has founded several ventures throughout his career. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.

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Evan Leaphart

Founder & CEO,
Kiddie Kredit

Evan is the Founder of Kiddie Kredit, a chore tracking app that teaches kids about credit. He is also a Co-Founder of the Black Men Talk Tech conference, and is passionate about seeing the continual increase of black representation in tech. Evan combines a passion for financial literacy and innovation with a commitment to solving real problems in his community. Born in Pittsburgh and growing up in Columbia, MD, Evan has experienced many different cultures and environments, allowing him to relate to many different youth experiences.

 

Fernando Ferreyros
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Fernando Ferreyros

Product Manager, 
SellersFunding

At Endeavor, Fernando selects, supports, and accelerates high-impact South Florida entrepreneurs by providing access to mentorship, capital, talent, and markets. Fernando recently joined the Miami family from his home country of Peru, where he was also supporting the local entrepreneurial ecosystem with Endeavor. Fernando holds a Business Administration degree from Universidad del Pacífico.

Daniel Lloreda
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Daniel Lloreda

General Partner,
H20 Capital Innovation

With over six years of experience in private equity and venture capital, Daniel has helped lead portfolio companies from inception to market launch to globalization. He has a strong entrepreneurial background that enables him to understand the needs of H20 Capital Innovation's portfolio companies. Before joining H20, Daniel worked directly with the General Partners of a Fortune-500-company-driven private equity fund, and has executed several global technology investments totaling over $100MM USD. He holds a B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Babson College.

Maria Pereda Ehrlich
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Maria A. Pereda Ehrlich

BD Lead,
Capchase

At TheVentureCity Fund, Maria is involved in fundraising, deal sourcing, performing due diligence on new companies, and managing the portfolio on an on-going basis. Maria invests in early-stage B2B & B2C software-enabled businesses in the U.S. and Europe, particularly SaaS and marketplace companies. Prior to this role, Maria was an institutional trader at Morgan Stanley, facilitating short-selling equity trades and supporting relationships with hedge fund clients. Maria holds a B.S. from Babson College.

Kirubha Perumalsamy
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Kirubha Perumalsamy

Associate,
bloom venture partners

An Associate on the bloom venture partners team, Kirubha has been investing in enterprise companies for the last 2+ years. With a deep passion for entrepreneurship, he spends his time connecting and supporting founders that use technology to create solutions that redefine company building, the financial ecosystem, and health. 

Eric Tabarly
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Eric Tabarly

Product Manager,
Papa

As a digital product executive, Eric helps tech-enabled startups build and deliver exceptional products. He combines his engineering background with over seven years of experience in start-up Strategy & Operations Management, Product Management, and Digital Strategy Advisory for companies like Deloitte Digital, Royal Caribbean, and startups in the Miami area. He is passionate about helping the community and digitally inspiring organizations to achieve efficient growth and real social impact. Eric holds a B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.

David Ufberg
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Heloise Taillet

Acquisitions,
Thrasio

Heloise is an Analyst at Secocha Ventures, where she is responsible for sourcing early-stage investment opportunities and conducting research on dealflow. Prior to joining Secocha Ventures, Heloise interned at Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, and AppCard in New York City. Heloise holds a B.A. from Columbia University, where she majored in Economics & Mathematics and minored in Russian Language & Culture.

David Ufberg

Fmr. Associate,
Krillion Ventures & SWOT305

At SWOT305, David offered one-on-one coaching to Miami startups, supporting them through unprecedented economic uncertainty. Prior to joining SWOT305, David was an Associate at Krillion Ventures, where he was responsible for sourcing prospective investments, performing diligence, and supporting portfolio company growth. David holds a B.B.A. in Economics from the University of Miami and a certification in full-stack web development from Wyncode Academy.

The Venture Bites community is always expanding. If you are an innovator that cares about the Miami tech community and wants to get involved, reach out to us.