Startup Program

Monday, November 14, 2022

Pitching isn’t everything, nor is it the only thing. Phocuswright's Startup Program offers entrepreneurs unmatched access to network with and learn from top travel executives and investors. And in turn, mentors gain direct access to a pool of the freshest startups and ideas.

This program is made possible by the support of:

Who is the Startup Program open to?

Startup Founders
Gain unmatched access to network with and learn from top travel executives and investors!

  1. Purchase a ticket to attend The Phocuswright Conference (you may qualify for a Startup Company Ticket)
  2. Submit an application to participate in the 2022 Startup Program at The Phocuswright Conference
  3. Phocuswright's team of experts will review and respond to your application as soon as possible.

 

Mentors and Investors
Gain direct access to a pool of the freshest startups and ideas with this exclusive program.

  1. Purchase a ticket to attend The Phocuswright Conference
  2. Send us a note to request an invitation

Benefits of the Startup Program

Curated Roundtables
Participate in intimate roundtable discussions based on your business interests, moderated by Startup Program mentors and Phocuswright analysts.

Office Hours
Phocuswright helps schedule private, one-on-one meetings with the Startup Program mentors and investors of your choice. If accepted into the program, you will have the opportunity to let us know who you would like to connect with at the event. We will facilitate as many meetings as possible for you.

Strong Community
You'll gain invaluable introductions to mentors/investors and make connections with other startups for idea swapping, strategy sharing and much more.

Are you a startup founder?

Join us Monday, November 14, 2022 for curated roundtable discussions with industry experts, private office hours appointments with Startup Program mentors, inspiring presentations, and Phocuswright's famous networking.

Space is limited!

Apply Today

Mentors

Below: Mentors of The Phocuswright Conference 2021.

Ed Silver

CIO
iSeatz

 

Ted Stimpson

President
GoCity

 

Ellen Keszler

President & CEO
Clear Sky Associates

 

Jessica Patel

SVP New Partner Solutions
Expedia Group

 

Lisa Katsouraki

SVP Corporate Development
Etraveli Group

 

Chris Hemmeter

Managing Partner
Thayer Ventures

 

Adam Harris

CEO and Cofounder
Cloudbeds

Jim Lockheed

Investment Principal
JetBlue Technology Ventures

Miriam Moscovici

Sr Director, Research & Innovation
BCD Travel

 

Kerri Zeil

Head of Amadeus Startup Launchpad
Amadeus

 

Guarav Tuli

Partner
F-Prime Capital

 

Will Phillipson

Serial Travel Tech Entrepreneur
Kyte

 

Mitch Gross

Managing Director
12 Squared Growth

 

Mat Orrego

CEO and Cofounder
Cornerstone Information Systems

 

Flo Lugli

Principal
Navesink Advisory Group