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Daniel Lorer


Daniel Lorer

Managing Partner at BrightCap Ventures

Daniel has been a tech entrepreneur for nearly two decades with international experience in technology start-ups and large multinationals. reviously, Daniel was a founding partner at OPTiiM, a new EMEA system integrator, which he started with his partners in 2009 and exited in 2016. Earlier, he was responsible for EMEA pre-sales of several products at HP Software.

BrightCap Ventures

Prior to HP, Daniel was part of EMEA customer R&D and presales at Mercury Interactive, the #1 testing software company at the time, acquired by Hewlett-Packard for €4.5bn.

In 1999, he created his first e-commerce start-up, FranceBusinessPlus in Paris, as co-founder and lead developer and exited to a private angel in 28 months.

Daniel is also a passionate lecturer with the Center for Economic Strategy and Competitiveness (CESC) in Sofia, affiliated to the Institute of Competitiveness at Harvard Business School (also known as the Harvard courses in Bulgaria).