The travel tech company Kiwi.com was founded in 2012 by Oliver Dlouhý and Jozef Képesi. Its proprietary algorithm, Virtual Interlining, allows users to combine flights from more than 750 carriers, including many that do not normally cooperate. Kiwi.com also provides its industry-leading Kiwi.com Guarantee, which protects customers from missed connections because of delay, schedule change or cancellation.
Kiwi.com powers more than 100 million flight searches every day and employs over 2,600 people worldwide. It is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Central Europe. It entered the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA list in 7th place, becoming the highest ever ranked Czech company. For the second consecutive year, Kiwi.com was named the best Start-up of the Czech Republic by Czech Forbes Magazine in June 2018.
2018 saw the launch of NOMAD, a revolutionary multi-city travel search tool, and Tequila, a B2B platform for partners of all sizes. Also in 2018, Kiwi.com incorporated ground transportation into its search technology.