Our team is made of seasoned real estate professionals and entrepreneurs.

Our Story

Based in Lutry, Switzeland, Raized Ventures was founded in February 2020 by a group of seasoned entrepreneurs that possess a diverse range of skills in real estate, construction, finance and technology. The aim of this company is to offer new and pioneering projects in a somewhat static market. .



Who are we

Sébastien Hess

Co-founder & CEO Raized Ventures

Sebastien is the Co-Founder and CEO of Raized Ventures. He graduated with a degree in finance and mathematics from Bocconi University as well as from Peking University and the London School of Economics. He began his career in Investment Banking and in a fintech startup active across Europe. He then joined Bain & Company in Zurich as an associate where he focused on strategy and Private Equity. After spending three years in the field, Sebastien developed a virtual currency project with several Swiss entrepreneurs. He also lead several fintech startups with Rocket Internet in Berlin. Sebastien is an active Angel Investor.

Steve Morais

Co-founder & CEO Raized Real Estate

Steve co-founded Raized Ventures and is the CEO of Raized Real Estate. Previously, Steve worked for an architectural firm as Construction Manager for more than 8 years. In addition to his background in civil engineering design, Steve has completed a degree in Real Estate Development and continuously works to perfect his expertise. Thanks to his deep knowledge of the real estate value chain acquired during his professional years and various training sessions, Steve is a central element of our team.

André Da Costa

COO Raized Real Estate

Andre is the COO of Raized Real Estate. After earning a degree in Civil Engineering from a renowned firm in Lausanne, Andre decided to perfect his training with the aim of joining a construction company. To broaden his real estate expertise, Andre completed a ES Building Technician Diploma and then joined a major construction company where he worked for four years. Today, Andre uses his know-how and wide array of skills to successfully manage several real estate projects.

Alexandre Perramond

Chief of Staff

Alexandre is the Chief of Staff of Raized Ventures.
He started his career in London, first in Investment Management in a large multi-family office, then in Mergers and Acquisitions in a boutique firm specialized in luxury goods. He then joined Accenture Strategy in Berlin as part of the strategy & technology team. Alexandre brings a strong all-around background in strategy and investment to support Raized’s growth and strategic initiatives. 
Alexandre holds a BA in business administration and a MA in International Affairs from the University of St. Gallen. He was a visiting student at New York University, City University in Hong Kong and the Graduate Institute in Geneva.

Stéphanie Neuhaus

Administrative Manager

Holder of a commercial studies diploma, completed by a Commercial Professional Maturité (MPC), as well as a FCE certificate in English, Stéphanie started her career at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Canton of Fribourg for 4 years as a commercial employee. Her professional career continued for more than 10 years in large international companies such as Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Novartis) and Cartier (Richemont Group) as an international customer service coordinator. Her path led her to move to the canton of Vaud, where she joined Raized Ventures Ltd in March 2021. She is in charge of human resources, accounting and the administrative part of the company. 

Eléonore Windisch

Sustainability Officer

Eléonore is Raized’s Head of Sustainability. She is a licensed attorney and studied Swiss and international law. Passionate about human rights and international relations, Eléonore started her career first with a Cambodian NGO, then with the Swiss Embassy in Chile and with the UN. Aware of companies’ crucial role in sustainable development, Eléonore then joined the private sector while remaining closely involved with the human rights matter. She advised and assisted companies, state actors and individuals, first in a management consulting team at EY, then in a law firm specialized in commercial law. She then joined a consulting firm specialized in business & human rights and sustainable finance.
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Julie Strasser

Communication & Marketing Manager

Julie Strasser is the Communication & Marketing Manager at Raized Ventures. She graduated from ECAL with a degree in visual communication and photography. During her formation she developed her creativity and build serious graphic and digital skills. She worked several years in communication and publishing for a magazine as an art director. She then joined the communication department of the City of Nyon. After gaining expertise she has been working on freelance for more than 3 years to help companies and brands in managing their digital platforms, creating quality content, increase their visibility and develop their identity. Julie has mastered the art of using a large panel of communication channels and is now actively involved in promoting Raized’s innovative projects and spread the company’s values.

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Quentin Trieule

Real Estate Analyst

Quentin is the Real Estate Analyst of Raized. He has lived on several continents such as Australia, China and London before settling down in Switzerland. He graduated from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. Beside his studies he has developed personal projects in real estate and became passionate about this sector. He joined the Raized team as a Real Estate Analyst to help in the research and study of future projects.

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Vanessa Gagliardi

Administrative Assistant

Vanessa starts her professional career as an apprentice sales employee at Patrimonium Asset Management. She spent 4 years in this company to learn accounting, administrative management and property management. After obtaining her CFC, she worked for Retraites Populaire in the property accounting sector. Vanessa now joins Raized as an administrative assistant to reinforce the team and help with the management of the company.