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Skidsy, a marketplace for courses from the experts. Learn more. Empower yourself in a learning society where everyone finds their talents.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry IT Services
  • Location Lisbon, Lisbon District, PT
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Skidsy, as a marketplace allows people to teach what they know and promote their courses. These courses are in the areas of: Lifestyle, Business, Technology, Arts, Culinary Arts, Languages and For children. People who want to learn, can enroll in any course by purchasing tickets. Are courses are in a first stage on site and will expand to online later on in order to maintain a quality standard. We market expert "teachers" within our communities.


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    Brian Gil Miguel
    CEO & Cofounder

    Brian Miguel is the founder and principal motor behind Skidsy’s development as a company. Brian has seven years of experience in senior positions as a consultant, analyst and business process engineer. He has also worked for various technology groups such as Vestas, Fujitsu and Hewlett-Packard in Madrid and Barcelona. Brian holds a degree in computer engineering from Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (Portugal) and a PDD from IESE Busines

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    Ivan Llorente
    Co-Founder - Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    Ivan combines his responsibilities as Chief Technology Officer at Skidsy with the position he holds running projects. Ivan has more than eight years experience in the field of programming and other projects collaborations at, GSI Commerce (now e-bay company), customized services, intranet, error detection and correction, and electronic trading platforms. Llorente studied Computer Engineering Management at the Polytechnic Uni

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    Foncho Ramirez-Corzo
    Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

    Previously working as 'senior digital planner' in Neo @ Ogilvy (digital media in Bassat Ogilvy Group) in Spain, he has also held management positions in digital strategy, planning and marketing for large group accounts in Europe, U.S. and Latin America. Ramirez-Corzo created the travel blog "Beyond your nose 'and has collaborated with numerous pages such as and among others. MBA in e-Business from IE Business School a

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    Marta Cañizares
    Public Relations Specialist

    Marta graduated as a Technician in Telecommunications and Information Systems at Colegio Salesiano Hermano Gárate in Ciudad Real and participated in a project for Banco Santander Central Hispano, as a programmer in Indra. Marta holds a degree in Journalism from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I in Madrid. Today, she combines her training at the Institute of Marketing Online with the functions in Skidsy.

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    Sarah Davis
    Senior Community Manager

    Sarah has huge experience doing community management, event planning , teaching english and working in different marketing projects. She is a very international person. Recently she helped pick up, participating in their International Board. She holds a degree in Graphic Design and Communications from University of Brighton. Currently she works for David Game College and Kensington Academy of English in London as a Marketing Assistan

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    Macarena Pardo
    Brand Partnership & Business Development

    Macarena has 5 years of proven experience working for different International start-up projects for Vestas (multinational wind energy company) in Latin America and Europe as a Specialist in the HR area. She has a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources studies and a Professional Master in the same area. Within Skidsy Macarena works as Brand Partnership & Business Development coordinator helping to develop the B2B strategy of the company and also givin

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    Sébastien Van Loock
    Cofounder – Director Front End/UI Development

    He has a long history in the world of web design and development and now heads the Frontend development department of Skidsy. Previously he also managed FE at Aspherio SL. and GSI Commerce in Barcelona. He's now running web projects and intranet development for Dr. Devroye's Hair Transplant Surgery Clinic and works also as 'freelance' running web projects @whoomi and designed pages for iRobot Belgium, Cinéart, IOMEGA, Matters Collective, RCOC, No

Previous Investors

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    Brian Miguel