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How Hospitality Tech Companies Can Navigate in the Recovery

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Coronavirus and economic uncertainty: Technology strategies hoteliers should evaluate to weather the storm

From the blog of PhocusWire: Some macro events are impossible to predict. As 2019 ended, marking the longest bull run in the history of the S&P 500, we entered 2020 with ever-increasing speculation as to how long the good times would last.  Over a decade of unprecedented performance and optimism has naturally given way to…

Old World Meets New: Pursuing a Software Enabled and Entrepreneur Centered Approach to Growth Equity

When rich, highly accurate and curated pipeline is provided automatically to a growth equity firm through the application of technology, exciting opportunities become available. A technology-enabled model elevates prospect identification and cultivation from a largely manual process by a firm’s most junior team members into the hands of experienced, senior Partners.

HotelTechReport: PeakSpan Capital Co-Founder Reveals Why Now is the Time to Invest in Hotel Tech

How many hotels are there in the world? Back in 2012 STR estimated 187,000 hotels with more than 17.5 million rooms globally but we’ve seen estimates from Booking and Expedia north of 300,000 and that figure is growing at a rapid clip. Hotels have a stigma for being slow to adopt technology but that’s changing quickly as digital natives moves into leadership roles at hotel groups around the world.
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Forbes: 12 Key Issues For SaaS Startups Seeking Financing

Forbes Magazine has published a helpful and comprehensive article on key issues for SaaS startups that are looking for financing. The authors cover the essential importance of a great pitch deck, the feasibility of finding angel investors, and key things to know about VC funding.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Rivaling dot-com boom, 2018 breaks record for San Diego startups raising cash

San Diego’s startup scene made big gains in 2018, hauling in nearly twice as much money as the prior year. That’s record-breaking attention from investors, and it’s an impressive performance compared to state and national averages.

How Hospitality Tech Companies Can Navigate in the Recovery

Source: How Hospitality Tech Companies Can Navigate in the Recovery

Coronavirus and economic uncertainty: Technology strategies hoteliers should evaluate to weather the storm

From the blog of PhocusWire: Some macro events are impossible to predict. As 2019 ended, marking the longest bull run in the history of the S&P 500, we entered 2020 with ever-increasing speculation as to how long the good times would last.  Over a decade of unprecedented performance and optimism has naturally given way to broad-based economic uncertainty and a fragile capital markets environment in recent years, with a snowballing view that the music will eventually stop.  Enter the COVID-19 coronavirus. The health of the hospitality sector is inherently more correlated with the global economy than other industries. Consequently, tactics and strategies aimed at mitigating the impact of a downturn are frequent boardroom discussion topics.  As hospitality organizations globally embarked on 2020 planning, I can guarantee that the topic of a global viral outbreak was never on the agenda.  With COVID-19 now officially declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization and President Trump imposing…

Old World Meets New: Pursuing a Software Enabled and Entrepreneur Centered Approach to Growth Equity

When rich, highly accurate and curated pipeline is provided automatically to a growth equity firm through the application of technology, exciting opportunities become available. A technology-enabled model elevates prospect identification and cultivation from a largely manual process by a firm’s most junior team members into the hands of experienced, senior Partners.

HotelTechReport: PeakSpan Capital Co-Founder Reveals Why Now is the Time to Invest in Hotel Tech

How many hotels are there in the world? Back in 2012 STR estimated 187,000 hotels with more than 17.5 million rooms globally but we’ve seen estimates from Booking and Expedia north of 300,000 and that figure is growing at a rapid clip. Hotels have a stigma for being slow to adopt technology but that’s changing quickly as digital natives moves into leadership roles at hotel groups around the world.

forbes magazine logo

Forbes: 12 Key Issues For SaaS Startups Seeking Financing

Forbes Magazine has published a helpful and comprehensive article on key issues for SaaS startups that are looking for financing. The authors cover the essential importance of a great pitch deck, the feasibility of finding angel investors, and key things to know about VC funding.

San Diego Union-Tribune: Rivaling dot-com boom, 2018 breaks record for San Diego startups raising cash

San Diego’s startup scene made big gains in 2018, hauling in nearly twice as much money as the prior year. That’s record-breaking attention from investors, and it’s an impressive performance compared to state and national averages.