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This team designed and built some of the most successful hotel software in the world. Now we are re-thinking an entire industry.

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StayNTouch is a “Software as a Service” mobile hotel property management system (PMS) company focused on developing solutions that help hotels raise service levels, drive revenues, reduce costs, and ultimately change the way hotels can captivate their guests.

Developed with mobility in mind, the pioneering platform enables hotels to create long lasting relationships with their guests by delivering personalized service levels that today’s guests require. StayNTouch operates on tablets and smartphones, empowering hotel employees to go above and beyond in exceeding guest expectations at every touch point.

Powering over 85,000 rooms globally, our game-changing solution frees hotels from the constraints of legacy or premise systems, dramatically streamlines operations, increases margins, and revolutionizes how front-line staff connect with guests.

StayNTouch is a trusted partner to many of the most forward thinking hotels, resorts, casinos and chains in the industry, including Yotel, Zoku Amsterdam, Conscious Hotels, Valencia Hotels, The Freehand Hotels, First Hotels, Modus hotels and the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Team Leaders

Jos Schaap
CEO – Founder
Product Development | Strategy and Vision
Gopkumar “Gop” Sarangdharan
CTO & Co-Founder
Architecture and Engineering Guru
Danielle Metzler
Chief Financial Officer
Finance and Human Resources
Nisha Singh
Vice President of Sales
Sales Expert
Nicole Dehler
Vice President of Product Management
Hotel Operations & Product Guru

Board Members

Michael Koetting
SVP Supplier Management, Concur Technologies
Michael Eberhard
President, Global Distribution, Concur Technologies
Kevin King
Chief Operating Officer, Shiji Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
Peter Rogers
Former EVP Business Development and Investor Relations, MICROS

Investors

Concur is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur’s easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur Connect is the platform that enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers to access and extend Concur’s T&E cloud. Concur’s systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large.

Concur’s vision of The Perfect TripTM is built on creating a travel ecosystem that dynamically responds to the needs of business travelers, the companies that they work for and the suppliers that serve them. Through the Concur Perfect Trip Fund, Concur is building and supporting a vibrant community of emerging T&E sector companies and helping to accelerate their growth. Through a unique combination of strategic investment and value-added partnership opportunities within the travel ecosystem, Concur continues to extend the Concur T&E Cloud and make it the global platform for innovation for business travel. (www.concur.com)

Shiji Networks was established in 1995. Since then, the company has been working with hotels to setup their Local Area Networks for the installation of Front Office Systems. With the in depth knowledge of LAN technologies and experience in hotels’ operation environments, Shiji has become the leading and preferred IT company in the hospitality industry.

In 1999, Shiji began its Research and Development on the internet/intranet technology to develop a full IP Hotel solution. An IP Hotel solution is a high-end IT solution for hotels that integrates multiple digital-based systems into one cabling infrastructure. Shiji believes that the IP Hotel concept would revolutionize the hotel operations and its operating systems.

In 2003, became the appoint Exclusive Agent for MICROS-Fidelio in The People Republic of China.

Over the years, Shiji has become a System Integrator, System Service Provider and System Developer. Its core business remains in the hospitality and naturally, the product that it carries are targeted and suited for hotel environments. Shiji has serviced over 400 hotels thus far; amongst them are four to five stars hotels. Shiji has also been appointed as the preferred vendor for many International Hotel Groups like Grand Hyatt, Sheraton, Hilton, Shangri-la, Marriott, Peninsula and Accor etc.

Triangle Peak Partners is a Palo Alto based venture capital investor. The firm focuses on all areas of technology including software, internet, digital media and hardware. TPP has offices in Palo Alto, Carmel and Houston. For more information, visit www.trianglepeakpartners.com.

The Maryland Venture Fund is an early-stage, evergreen venture capital fund dedicated to funding and growing the next generation of outstanding businesses in Maryland. We are an experienced team with significant operating and venture experience whose focus is on making the entrepreneurs successful. With more than $100M in assets under management, we partner with exceptional entrepreneurs and help them build valuable companies that last.

Acceleprise is an accelerator focused on enterprise technology founded and anchored by investor and entrepreneur Sean Glass. It is the first independent accelerator focused solely on enterprise technology in the United States. Over the next three years, Acceleprise will invest in over 60 companies focused on building web based software to solve large organizations’ problems. Acceleprise provides both capital and community support to enterprise entrepreneurs while they work from a shared office in Washington DC over four months. (www.acceleprise.vc)

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