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Cocktails with HotelTonight Co-founder & CEO, followed by Founders' Dinner
November 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
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Join us for a private cocktail reception with HotelTonight CEO & Co-founder, Sam Shank, followed by a private founders’ dinner at Freehand’s 27 Restaurant.
Founded in 2010, HotelTonight is a mobile booking app that helps last minute travelers find discounted rates on hotel rooms. It has raised a total of $117 million to date, serves more than 25,000 hotels in approximately 1,700 cities, and last year, the company earned $300 million in gross booking volume.
*Please note, Sam can only join us for happy hour so be sure to arrive on time!
Happy Hour: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
A travel-obsessed serial entrepreneur, Sam is CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight, the world’s leading app for booking amazing last-minute hotel deals tonight, tomorrow and next week. Sam previously founded and was CEO of DealBase.com, a travel deals search engine, and was CEO of TravelPost.com, a hotel reviews site. SideStep acquired TravelPost.com and Sam served there as VP of business development until its acquisition by Kayak. Sam also worked in comparison shopping at Excite, CNET and NexTag. Sam lives in the Bay Area with his wife and their two children. Not at all surprisingly, he was an assistant to Wes Craven on the film Scream. He HotelTonights at the Ace New York.