It is ideal for users, who get same-day last-minute booking at amazing rates on hand-picked quality hotels and on their mobile. It is also great for hotels, as we provide a new way to book rooms that have not been booked at the end of the day. We clearly offer a win-win situation.
Tomas is a serial entrepreneur who founded 3 ventures over the past 6 years and has most recently served as Co-Founder and Managing Partner of FL Ventures Ltd, a specialist in advising start-ups on how to expand successfully across Europe.
As Project Manager for multinational consultancies, Tomas focused on market entry strategies and matchmaking in Central and Eastern Europe. Tomas was also member of the Sub-Committee for Entrepreneurship of the National Economic Council of the Czech Government. He earned his CEMS MIM degree from the Rotterdam School of Management and the University of Economics in Prague.
Christian was COO of Rocket Internet’s foodpanda.com, the world’s largest online food delivery platform, before joining HotelQuickly. Christian is a passionate serial entrepreneur who started a number of companies across Europe, most notably mindprep Verlag AG, the leading study aid company in Switzerland. After university, Christian was working as an Inhouse Consultant at Credit Suisse's Corporate Development department. He served as Captain in the Swiss Military Intelligence and holds a double master's degree in Banking & Finance and International Management from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) and University of Rotterdam (RSM). Christian was nominated "Entrepreneur of the Year" by the University of St.Gallen in 2013.
Michal moved from his hometown in Slovakia to Prague (Czech Republic) to study Economics and Computer Science. During university, he worked as an IT consultant and founded BookFan, a concept which attracts more than 200.000 monthly users to date. BookFan won a number of national startup competitions including "Idea of the Year 2011". Besides supporting other startups in getting off the ground and IT companies in improving their development cycles, he also used to share his experience as a host lecturer at local universities. Michal, as a passionate Toastmaster, co-founded and chaired its business club in Prague. He loves building projects from scratch and connecting the best technologies available.
Mario was working in the direct private equity investment team at Partners Group, one of the leading global private equity houses, prior to joining HotelQuickly. Before that he was working at Bank Vontobel in the investment banking department focused on mergers & acquisitions. Mario graduated from the University of St.Gallen (HSG) with a M.A. in Banking & Finance and participated in several exchange programs, most notably with the MBA program of Tuck School of Business, US. During his studies, he interned at Credit Suisse in the debt capital markets team in Switzerland and Mexico and in the business controlling team.
Raphael worked for Rocket Internet as Managing Director of foodpanda Vietnam and DropGifts Singapore, before joining HotelQuickly as Chief Sales Officer. As serial entrepreneur, he previously founded the online graphic design outsourcing company Corporate Edesign, as well as CGHK Export, a China-focused trading company. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce, and exchanged to the University of Hong Kong and Shanghai Jiaotong University. Raphael was born and raised in Paris, but lived in Toronto, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City and Hong Kong, which is also the reason why he speaks 6 languages including Hebrew, Mandarin, and Cantonese.