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Travelby2

Travelby2 is a social platform connecting travel enthusiasts with travel buddies and local folks to meet during the next great adventure.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Travel
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 3

Company Summary

Travelby2 solves the problem of "who wants to go with me?" for solo travelers. In today's busy world, people want to maximize their leisure time, but schedules do not always allow for friends to travel together. Travelby2 helps users to find travel buddies with similar travel styles, geographic destinations, and personalities. It's perfect for anyone from the basic backpacker to the business traveler with a spare night in a strange city.

Team

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    Stephanie Tackach
    Co-Founder

    Stephanie Tackach is a PR and communications professional whose career has been focused in technology. From working with high-tech companies at a PR agency and working in-house at Yahoo!, tech has become her second passion; her first is traveling. She graduated from Pace University, studied at the University of College Cork in Ireland and at participated in a summer program in Prague. She is currently working on combining her two passions.

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    Gabrielle Marie Haug
    Co-Founder

    Gabrielle is a marketing strategist who has worked with Fortune 100 brands at The Nielsen Company and Live Nation in various capacities. Her roles range from creating marketing plans for traditional or emerging mediums, to developing long-term brand strategy, to constructing online/mobile apps, to measuring product-market fit and customer segmentation. She is excited to develop Travelby2 to connect people & places - her next stop is Berlin.

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    Karl Jin
    CTO

    Karl has been working for bulge bracket investment banks since 2008, with a background of education in Physics and Computer Science. He primarily deals with big data for firmwide risk calculations using various technologies including core java, .net, and python, and is looking forward to guiding the technological practice behind Travelby2 with this experience in mind.

Advisors

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    C. Denning Rodriguez
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed