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Harvard Business School, MBA 2000
Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington, JD 1996
Wabash College, BA 1993
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University of Oxford 1992
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Brad Gerstner

A securities lawyer, Brad Gerstner graduated from HBS in 2000 and joined General Catalyst.

He left GC and became co-CEO of NLG, an early online travel start-up purchased in part by IAC.

He co-founded Openlist.com, a local search start up that was self-funded and sold to Marchex (Nasdaq: MCHX);

He was a partner at PAR Capital, a multi-billion hedge fund in Boston before launching his own fund - Altimeter Capital - on November 1, 2008.

He is on the board of Orbitz, (Nasdaq: OWW) and is an angel investor in private deals including Farecast (sold to Microsoft), Zillow, Real Self, Nor 1, and Silver Rail Technologies. He is also incubating a new start up in the hotel search space called Room 77.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Peek.com 3/2014Venture Round$5M6
Duetto 12/2012Series A$10.1M7
HotelTonight 5/2011Series A$3.59M8

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  1. Travel Activity Startup Peek Raises $5 Million In Funding From Montage Ventures And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Duetto Research Announces $10M Series A Funding Round (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  3. HotelTonight Raises $3.25M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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