About Us

The People Behind Lalo

We created Lalo as a place to preserve stories, bring people together, and create a safe space for people to share. We’ve all experienced loss in one form or another, and hope that Lalo can play a small role in helping others on their journey of remembrance.

Juan Medina
Steve Atkinson
Chief Technology Officer
Auvik Mir
Chief Product Officer
Amanda Ramirez
Chief Marketing Officer
Matthew Brown
Chief Operations Officer
Gabriela Quevedo
Illustrator-Graphic Designer
Brooke Sabey
Social Media Manager
Zoe Katz
Community Manager
Kavita Suri
Business Development
Benjamin Heinke
Dev Ops Engineer
Andre Rebonato
Lead Software Engineer
Luana Maria
Project Manager
Marcos Vinicius
Software Engineer
Rodrigo Correia
Software Engineer
Kaio Apeles
Software Engineer
Davi Costa
Software Engineer


Overlooked Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on transparently supporting and investing in early-stage companies with one or more historically ignored founders. Founded by Janine Sickmeyer and Brandon Brooks, our partners have been in your shoes as tech founders with 10+ years of experience running companies and making deals.

Featured Press

“Seattle startup Lalo is latest ‘death tech’ innovator, with an app to share and collect stories and more”