HotelTonight

What
The first lodging app made exclusively for mobile and for last-minute hotel deals offers steep discounts on lodging of all types and for all budgets.

Disrupting
Lodging market and online travel booking industry.

Source: Hotel Tonight

Headquarters: San Francisco
CEO: Sam Shank
Year Founded: 2010
Number of Employees: 100+
Funding: $35.85 million
Key Investors: U.S. Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Battery Ventures,, First Round Capital

Vital Stats

  • 300 percent revenue growth rate 2012 to 2013
  • Expects to be profitable in 2014
  • Claims same-day hotel bookings are already a $15 billion domestic business
  • Has partnered with some of the top global hotel properties: Thompson Hotel Group, Joie de Vivre boutique hotels, the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif., and New York, Hotel Gansevoort in New York, the Soho House Group in the United Kingdom, and Caesars Palace, Venetian, and Wynn in Las Vegas

On Disruption

"Disruption to me is re-energizing a category dominated by legacy players by launching a product that the incumbents try to emulate within months." -Sam Shank (@samshank), CEO & Co-Founder

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