Meet our mindsetters

A team of bright-minded people
ready to help brilliant minds breakthrough

Daniel Ibri

Managing Partner

With over 10 years of experience as a venture capitalist, international manager consultant, angel investor, M&A advisor and mentor for startups, Daniel closed over 100 deals across 6 different countries and founded 3 VC funds. He was also listed as one of the most influential investors of 2018 by Venture360. He is a Mentor and Board Member in several organizations, professor of finance and entrepreneurship at INSPER in São Paulo, and member of the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Seed Capital Committee of the Brazilian Association for PE & VC. Daniel holds a bachelor in Business Mgmt. from FGV-EAESP, MBA in Business Strategy and a specialization in VC from Berkeley-Haas, among several other executive courses at Singularity University, Harvard University, Babson College, and others.

Camila Potenza

Managing Partner

With more than 10 years working with big corporations, financial institutions, funds and startups, Camila started her career as a corporate lawyer, having worked for major law firms, such as Veirano Advogados and Wald Advogados in M&A, debt restructurings, judicial reorganizations and other corporate matters. She attended programs at UC Berkeley, Stanford and UCSC, and worked at two different startups in the Bay Area, one of which as the Head of Operations and Strategic Partnerships. Before co-founding Mindset Ventures, she also acted as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at Acelera Partners in Brazil, a corporate VC Fund. Camila was also recognized by LAVCA as “Top Women Investing in Latin American Tech”.

Nemer Rahal

Managing Partner

Nemer has more than 25 years of experience in the financial market. His career includes senior roles in institutions such as JP Morgan Chase and Patria Investments (a Brazilian leading alternative investments firm), where he worked as the partner responsible for Sales & Investor Relations for more than 20 years. Since 2017, Nemer Rahal has remained thoroughly engaged in the venture capital market by acting as an angel investor and mentor for a number of startups. He has also been engaged in initiatives in the impact economy sector. Nemer holds a bachelor in Civil Engineering and an MBA degree from Insead, besides having attended several post-graduate courses in universities such as Stanford University and Berkeley-Haas.

Boaz Albaranes

Partner, Head of Israel

Boaz has over 10 years of experience in international relations, technology and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Mindset Ventures, he was the Israeli Economic Consul in Brazil and headed the Israeli Trade & Investments mission in Sao Paulo. Before his role in Brazil, Boaz was a Project Lead in the Israeli Investment Promotion Center, Cadet in the Foreign Trade Administration and Project Manager at Israel Newtech. He also worked as an Algorithm Developer in an Israeli startup company and co-founded Boaz holds a bachelor degree in Electric and Computer Engineering and an MBA, both from Technion. He was also part of a special unit of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

Jules Miller

Board Partner

Jules is an experienced investor, three times entrepreneur and corporate innovation leader. Prior to joining Mindset Ventures, she co-founded IBM Blockchain Ventures, launched and ran the IBM Blockchain Accelerator, and led the IBM Blockchain Garage for North America. Before that, she was a partner at LunaCap Ventures, and COO of BRAVA Investments. Jules co-founded and led two legal tech companies: Evolve Law and Hire an Esquire, as well as Carbonado Group, an environmental sustainability consulting firm. Jules earned her BA from UCLA and her MSc from The London School of Economics. She is a Kauffman Fellow (Class 22), frequent keynote speaker, and co-author of the book The Corporate Accelerator.

André Zogbi

Investor Relations

André Zogbi has 6 years of experience in the financial market, with emphasis in private equity and investor relations. He started his career working with investment banking for Brazil Plural, a medium size Brazilian bank, and thereafter joined Patria Investments' Investor Relations team to support the Real Estate and Agribusiness departments. After a short experience as an investment advisor at XP Investments, the largest Latin American broker, André was hired by DNA Capital, a Brazilian private equity fund, to manage the operation of one of its invested companies, where he worked as CFO and interim CEO before joining Mindset Ventures. André holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management from FGV-EAESP.

Sabrine Lowy

Value Creation

Sabrine started her career at IGC Partners, a top-tier Brazilian independent advisory firm in M&A focused on middle-market companies. One year later, she joined Mindset Ventures. Sabrine holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. While in University, she worked at Mackenzie’s Junior Consulting Firm and made an exchange program to Stanford University and took an in-depth course at Saint Paul Business School on Investment Banking. Prior to her professional career, she was a professional synchronized swimming athlete for 10 years and was part of the Brazilian national team for 5 years. She competed in various events such as World, Pan American and South American championships, making up to the Olympic team that joined the 2016 games.

Pedro Mesquita


Pedro supports deal flow analysis from both US and Israel. Pedro holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from FGV-EAESP. While in University, he participated in student groups and in FHC: Possible Dreams and Transformational Ideas, a program created by Brazil’s former president, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, to leave his legacy to the Brazilian youth and train young leaders. He has also made an exchange program to Bocconi University, taking courses in Management, Economics and Business Strategy, and a summer course in Open Innovation at London School of Economics. Before joining Mindset Ventures, Pedro worked at The Economist Intelligence Unit, where he was involved in the research for the annual Competitiveness Ranking of the Brazilian States.

Rafael Dayan

Portfolio Management

Before joining Mindset Ventures, Rafael spent a year in Israel, where he took a leadership training program at the Jewish Agency for Israel and worked at a Tel-Aviv retailtech startup as part of the sales team. He also worked at LinkedIn in Customer Success Management, making the implementation and after-sales process for global customers. Rafael holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from FGV-EAESP and a specialization in Entrepreneurship from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In his spare time, Rafael served as a volunteer at the junior enterprise from FGV-EAESP and participated in youth movements in São Paulo, Brazil.

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