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Broad and Deep Experience

The Daybat team has on average ten to twenty years of direct professional experience in classifieds and marketplace businesses as operators, investors and advisors. Daybat senior management and advisors have a combined seventy years' worth of experience in global marketplaces and digital tech businesses.

Daybat has acted as insights advisers on over US$3B worth of deal negotiations

>  Real estate portfolio (€1B)  

>  Horizontal investment (US$1B)

Real estate transactions (US$600M)

>  Marketplace investment (US$100M)

>  Classifieds investment (US$80M)

Real estate transaction (US$250M)

Auto investments (US$50M)

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Javier Etxebeste.

CEO of Daybat:

Javier co-founded Daybat in October 2015 after selling Nestoria, the property search engine he had co-founded in 2006, which went on to IPO on the ASX with the Mitula Group.

Javier is a seasoned investor in marketplaces. He is the founder of Mercurius Early Investments (an angel fund focused on classifieds, marketplaces). Over the last five years, Javier has invested directly in twenty two marketplace and classifieds startups:

Previous to venturing out on his own as an entrepreneur, Javier was Managing Director of Search & Marketplace at Yahoo! Europe, and President of Yahoo! Spain.


Javier has also held senior roles in Bain & Co, Pepsico and Cluster Management Consulting.


Javier holds an MBA from Krannert GSM, Purdue University.

Strong Expertise in ...

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Real Estate





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