ALGARVE ROCK, Portugal

Fast growing craft brewery

Invest in the fastest growing craft brewery in the booming Portuguese market.

  • STARTUP
  • BEER
  • EQUITY
Fundraising goal:

1.500.000 EUR

Elevator pitch

Algarve Rock is the largest and fastest growing craft brewery in the booming craft beer market in Portugal. In our first 12 months of brewing, we have created 7 beer types including a stout which won Best Beer award at the prestigious blind tasting at Trujillo, Spain 2018. Our first BrewKiosk will open in July 2019 in sunny Algarve with a series of BrewBars in planning.

Gary Hosmer, CEO of Beautiful Bubble Lda

Highlights

  • Established by a serial entrepreneur who founded and exited two startup projects.
  • 850.000 EUR invested so far to build 32.000 litres per month capacity with auto-bottling line.
  • Revenue generating stage with sales in Portugal, UK, Italy and Sweden, with expected 300.000 EUR sales in 2019.
  • Breakeven since April 2019.
  • Backed by the leading industry brewing consultants.
  • Best Beer award at the prestigious blind tasting contest at Trujillo, Spain 2018.

Team

  • CEO, Co-founder
    Gary Hosmer

    Successful entrepreneur who founded and exited 2 startup projects, was involved in the development and patenting of various types of production equipment, his company invention was exhibited at the Millenium Dome in 2000 as one of the top 100 British inventions of the 20th century.

  • CMO, Co-founder
    Neil Conchie

    Serial entrepreneur and experienced business & marketing Manager, co-founder of gettimely.com, a dominant player in UK booking software market.

  • Consultant Engineer
    António Manual Vilarinho Rocha

    Former Head Brewery Engineer at Carlsberg (UNICER / Super Bock) responsible for managing two startup drink companies: REFRIANGO soft drinks in Nigeria and SODIBA brewery in Angola which he built from greenfield to 1.5M hectolitres beer output per annum.

  • Consultant Brewer
    Ekaterina Demianova

    Former Brew House Manager of Heineken SCCB, Portugal, Head Brewer at REFRIANGO and SOGIBA in Angola.

Fundraising Goal

Investment Goals
  • Production capacity expansion from 32.000 to 90.000 liters per month.
  • Effectiveness improvements in the areas of packaging and bottling.
  • Canning introduction to diversify offer, enter new sales channels (eg. supermarkets) and boost export.
  • Open 8 BrewBars in Portugal.
  • Grow net profits to 3.000.000 EUR by 2022.
Use of Funds

Our Team

  • Founder & Chief
    Executive Officer

    Martin Wos

    Martin Wos is an serial entrepreneur with two exits, investor, German engineer and founder of Block Stocks Swiss AG. Martin Wos did his engineering with a focus on automation, where he supports customers such as Lufthansa and Mercedes Benz. He also holds an MBA with focus on international strategies, sales management and international entrepreneurship and completed a blockchain program at the University of Oxford.

    At the age of 15 he founded his first company, which was followed by others. With Block Stocks, he counts as the visionary for which he was nominated for the Young Entrepreneur Award 2018 in Switzerland. Martin Wos also enjoys the trust of crypto investors, where he has advised crypto money with a total volume of 280 million USD in the past. He is an international speaker, advises various start-ups in strategy and corporate development and is a member of the Crypto Valley Association.

  • Chief Financial
    Officer

    Przemysław Zając, CFA

    Przemysław Zając, CFA is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder of one of the largest groups of financial websites in Poland, providing services to over 30.000 individual investors. He holds a CFA designation which is one of the most prestigious licenses in the financial world.

    He is an expert in the fintech vertical and has extensive experience within the financial industry. In his career, Przemysław has been providing consulting services to numerous businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to seed stage startups around the world.