Our founders

Joan Bardeletti


Joan is a former top photojournalist working with main European medias and winning a World Press photo.

He draw on an engineering background as graduate of Ecole Centrale (FR) and Politecnico (IT). Always looking for new ways to produce and distribute photography, he has launched several advocacy projects on Africa and cofounded two media companies.

Alain Pagani

A.I & Image recognition expert

Alain is the deputy Director of DFKI, German leading lab for Image recognition. He has been working over 10 years on A.I, leading and managing teams of various PhD students. Worked with many private companies to apply A.I research to business.

Alain graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and speak fluent English & German.

Xoan Gonzalez

IT Guru

Xoan has been working for over 10 years as CTO in large companies and start-up in fields such as banking, blockchain, open hardware, Apps development. He has start-up founding experience and lately fundraised over 1M€.

He designed our IT architecture and monitored development done by a Barcelona based agency, Liquid Studio.

Our team

Maxence Malenfant

Maxence studied in HEC, top French business school where he managed cultural partnerships. He is following our community of users and clients, understanding their needs and expectation to continuously adapt our technology to provide the best service.

Maxime Riche

Maxime is an enthusiastic, solution oriented and multi skilled person. Graduated from Centrale Lyon engineering school, he then became an acclaimed photographer and founder of a production company. Based in Paris, he will be the face of Draagu for French clients, investors, start-up ecosystem and technological partners.

Akash Sheth

Akash has 3 year experience as Marketing manager in a B2B startup in India. Expert in Growth hacking, users retention, and sales growth. He has a unique knowledge of markets outside western countries. He did a Master in ESADE, top Spanish business school.

Our advisors

Fran Arechaga

A happy man, expert of marketplaces. Founder of Nubelo.com, #1 freelance marketplace in Spain and socialPay.

Enric Solé

Founder of SitMobile #1 Spanish platform for multi-channel marketing; Now VP America for Soprano design and Silicon Valley based.

Pascal Bourbon

CEO of A2BI Venture Capital; IESE, Harvard, Centrale alumni.

Founder Institute

Draagu was founded after 4 months of intensive acceleration by Founder’s Institute in Barcelona. Over 20 pitch with top professionals, client’s interviews and redesign of the product.

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