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General Information


Nairobi Office
25 Parklands Rd
Nairobi, KEN
Mauritius Headquarters


CEO & Co-founder
COO & Co-founder
CTO & Co-founder


TOTAL $235k
Seed, 5/2012
Private Investors
Seed, 5/2013


SleepOut is a leading online accommodation booking service that assists travelers in obtaining discounted accommodation rates from hotels and vacation rentals.

The website serves as a platform connecting guests primarily from Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America with accommodation suppliers throughout Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean islands.

Recent Milestones

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    SleepOut — SleepOut selected among 40 top African startups for DEMO Africa (9/6/13)
    Posted 2/12/14 at 8:53pm via
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    SleepOut — wins East African Tech competition, Pivot East (6/27/13)
    Posted 7/1/13 at 7:49am via
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    SleepOut — Paul Schwarz appointed as CTO (6/1/13)
    Posted 7/1/13 at 7:48am via
  • Dollar
    SleepOut received $200k in Seed funding. (5/1/13)
    Posted 4/29/13 at 10:54am via
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    SleepOut added Paul Schwarz as CTO & Co-founder. (2/1/13)
    Posted 7/1/13 at 7:56am
  • Dollar
    SleepOut received $35k in Seed funding. (5/31/12)
    Posted 4/8/14 at 2:27am
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    SleepOut added Mikul Shah as COO & Co-founder. (12/10/11)
    Posted 4/29/13 at 10:54am
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    SleepOut added Johann Jenson as CEO & Co-founder. (12/10/11)
    Posted 4/29/13 at 10:54am



SleepOut CEO Johann Jenson pitching at Demo Africa

Added: 3/10/14


SleepOut screenshot
Uploaded: 2/13/14


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  2. SleepOut raises $200,000 seed funding, launches online travel mag ( [edit]
  3. Appoints Paul Schwarz as Chief Technical Officer ( [edit] wins East African Tech competition, Pivot East ( [edit]
    SleepOut among 40 startups selected for DEMO Africa this October ( [edit]
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