Sam Shank presented at Bits & Pretzels - The Founders Festival on Sep 25, 2016  

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Primary Role
CEO & Co-Founder @
Investments
10 Investments in 9 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.hoteltonight.com
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Person Details

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Sam Shank is the Co-founder and CEO of HotelTonight, the on-demand mobile hotel booking app. A travel-obsessed serial entrepreneur, Sam previously founded and was CEO of DealBase a travel deals search engine, and was CEO of TravelPost, a hotel reviews site. SideStep acquiredTravelPost and Sam stayed on as VP of business development until its fortunate acquisition by Kayak. Sam also worked in comparison shopping at Excite, CNET and NexTag. Sam attended the University of Virginia and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$2.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2016€1.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Feb, 2016$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2015$9.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$6M / Secondary MarketPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.6M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Oct, 2011$1.3M / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2011$13.6M / Series APersonal Investment

Education (2)

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