HouseTrip CEO: Taking on Airbnb with neutral networks

CEO Briefing: George Hadjigeorgiou, CEO of HouseTrip, on how it plans to compete with Airbnb. Being one of the 50 fastest growing and most disruptive technology companies throughout the UK, HouseTrip has set its goals and is planning win big over rivals like Airbnb. Speaking exclusively to CBR as part of our Fortune Fifty series, George Hadjigeorgiou, CEO, said that he sees the company as a real competitor to Airbnb, “particularly in key European countries like France, Spain and the UK”. “We target slightly older consumers, 35+, who are after a higher quality of experience.” The company, founded in 2010 by Arnaud Bertrand and Junjun Chen after a visit to Edinburgh, has since raised over $60 million in funding, with top investors being Index Ventures, Balderton Capital and Accel Partners.…


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