To celebrate Gold Coast Business Week, the Gold Coast Innovation Hub are pleased to host international entrepreneur, Max Shepherd-Cross – CEO and Cofounder of HotelFlex.
HotelFlex matches empty hotel rooms with guests who wish to extend their stay to accommodate awkward travel schedules. In doing so, making money for hotels and ensuring that guests never again have to wait for their room to be ready after arriving on the early morning flight.
After setting up the business in the UK just 3 years ago, Max went through the world renowned Y Combinator accelerator in Silicon Valley before raising over $1.1m in funding and relocating to the Gold Coast under the Queensland Government’s HotdesQ program. The software is now used in hotels all around the world.