We are parents, dreamers, makers, designers and kids at heart. We all share the desire to make a positive impact.

A candid and passionate group of wide-ranging competencies, backgrounds, experiences & stories. 

We are entering unchartered territory and with the right people we can turn our vision into something truly unique. Our project is still young and we are growing fast, so come join us on our mission. 

Philipp Hartmann


When Philipp and his wife Markéta were confronted with the challenges of raising two chidren in an increasingly digital world, they quickly observed the apparent lack of solutions and decided to do something about it! Prior to Lottie, Philipp was COO at Pitch.com, ran Product at Raisin.com, and was an investor at Index Ventures. 

Pascal Ruelle

Creative Director

Made in France, Pascal studied Industrial Design in India and had the chance to work with some top design firms across the US and EU. He’s is a long time La Chouffe lover and a Jimi Hendrix enthusiast among other things. He’s now committed to help bring Lottie to life across all design aspects!

Adham El Muntasser


Adham has spent the past 14 years in leadership positions across 4 different industries, ranging from real estate, over fashion ecommerce, to private equity and investment banking. He loves spending his free time with his wife and little daughter - and/or on his bicycle roaming around (and out of) town.

Dr. Astrid Carolus

Advisor to Lottie

Astrid is passionate about digitalisation – from a scientific perspective. She works as an assistant professor for Media Psychology at the University of Wuerzburg in Germany and is keen to find out why, how and with what effect we all use digital media in its various forms. At Lottie, Astrid wants to help children to develop skills to competently navigate through our digital world

Thibault Moussanet

Industrial Designer

Thibault's natural curiosity followed him throughout his studies from France to India and all the way to Sweden where he graduated from Umeå Design School. After a few years creating inspiring work at studios like DCA and Teague, he started exploring a nomadic lifestyle to reconcile his environmental ethics and his creative passion.

Simon Koražija

ME Advisor

Originally from Slovenia, Simon lived in Chicago for 5 years and currently in Heidenheim, a small German city. Previously he was a Senior Engineer at MNML, where he was the connecting link between engineering and design. His passion for design and attention to detail recently pushed his partner and him to start their own furniture company.

Steve Jacobs

Advisor to Lottie

Steve previously founded Olio Devices, which was acquired by Flex Ltd. in 2017, and subsequently joined Facebook's and Google's HW teams in the Bay Area. He is passionate about creating and scaling innovative products, teams, and businesses, and recently relocated to Berlin.

How we work

At Lottie, we strip away policies and procedures and instead offer freedom, responsibility and trust.

We practice radical honesty and open & clear communication, value fact-based, strong opinions, and base all our actions on what is best for our customers. We want to break with conventions and create a place that is great to come from.

Be part of our mission

Our investor

BlueYard Capital is an early stage venture fund based in Berlin, backing entrepreneurs who set out to transform entire industries. 

Our investor

BlueYard Capital is an early stage venture fund based in Berlin, backing entrepreneurs who set out to transform entire industries.