Hostmaker

"Launched in July 2014, Hostmaker is a technology driven hospitality management company that takes the hassle out of managing short-term rentals for homeowners by offering a consistent, high-quality service. Growing at a rate of 400% YOY, Hostmaker is currently operational in London, Paris, Rome and Barcelona - four of the largest global markets for Airbnb and supports over 1,000 homeowners.

Hostmaker’s latest Series A investment completed in February 2017 takes the total funding to $9.3 million, making this the most-funded homestay hospitality management company in this segment. The founder, Nakul Sharma has worked at the world’s largest international hotel chains, including Starwood Hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group. Nakul is also an avid Airbnb host and traveller.

Hostmaker’s deep industry and market expertise alongside proprietary pricing technology, in-house interior design and 5-star hotel trained operations team help uplift income for homeowners by as much as 50%. Hostmaker has been named #11 among the top 100 UK startups and also one of Forbes’ 5 fastest-growing British businesses to watch.