Mr. Brillembourg is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ experience specializing in developing
companies that take advantage of market opportunities in emerging technology, demographic and economic macro
trends. Since 1999 he has been Founder, Chairman and CEO of Brillembourg Holdings. After spending a decade in
tech startups and another decade with various hotel investments, he saw that with his four children becoming full
fledge millennials, consumption patterns of the millennial generation were going to fundamentally change the
hospitality and technology industry.
Brillembourg, is a holding company focused on the hospitality and technology fields, operates three divisions:
Brillembourg Hospitality: a private equity investor in digital native and millennial hospitality concepts.
Brillembourg Ventures: a venture capital investor in hospitality tech and fintech/Blockchain.
Brillembourg Capital: an advisory group focused in the convergence of hospitality and technology.
From 2006 to 2016, Brillembourg Hospitality (Bricapital) has acquired, invested and exited hotel properties across
six nations, including The Raleigh Hotel in South Beach, sold to SBE; the Isle de France Hotel in Saint Barths, sold to
LVMH; Cap Juluca Hotel in Anguilla sold to Belmond Hotels, and One Bal Harbour Hotel, which was sold to individual
investors. The existing hotel portfolio includes the Viceroy Hotel Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Currently, Mr. Brillembourg is launching The Loop Hotels, a new ventured-backed hospitality concept focusing on
the needs of millennials for fully experiential travel and an integrated tech experience, that includes actions sports,
e-sports and immersive experiences.
From 2001 to 2005, Brillembourg Ventures was a top investor in Emida Technologies, where Mr. Brillembourg was
founder and CEO. Emida is a Fintech processor of electronic mobile prepaid topup in Latin America and the Caribbean
with operations in 30 countries. In 2007, Emida merged with Debisys to form one of the largest country-footprint
prepaid network in the Americas. He has been a member of the Board and shareholder of Emida from 2005 to the
present. Currently, taking full advantage of his tech startup background, knowledge of the crypto community, and
hotel investing experience, he spent the past few years researching the creation of an upcoming holistic protocol
system to assist hotel owners with growth through crypto economic and blockchain models.
In 1995 to 2001, Brillembourg Capital, financed Mr. Brillembourg first company, CycleLogic, Inc., where he was
founder and CEO. CycleLogic, the largest provider of mobile Internet outsourcing services for operators throughout
Latin America. CycleLogic was acquired in September ‘99 by StarMedia Networks (a NYSE company), the largest
Internet media company in the Latin market at the time. He co-managed Starmedia Mobile until it was sold to
Bellsouth in 2001. Brillembourg Capital now advises multiple hospitality and tech oriented companies in the
Mr. Brillembourg is a member of the Babson College Advisory Board at Babson (Wellesley, MA), where he is a
Director of the SaludArte Foundation. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Babson.