Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Splitty

Aug 30, 2016 9:00 AM ET

Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, selected 10 companies to participate in the program's 2016 class. Applications for the 10 coveted spots came from around the globe, including 69 countries and six continents.

Splitty is one of the 10 participants. Choose travel destination and dates, and Splitty's "split and match" technology combines different reservation types to find the cheapest hotel stays for the dates provided.

Get to know the Splitty team.

What excites you about Techstars?

A class accelerator with an A class team. Mentor madness, Demo Day and intense work. They are making sure we are laser focused and helping us stay on track while moving very fast.

How did you hear about Techstars?

A good friend is a Techstars alum.

What do you hope to learn/take away from Techstars Atlanta?

We hope to achieve fast growth.

How did you come up with the idea for your company?

By chance. Eran needed to stay three nights in NYC and wanted to redeem a free night out of his loyalty program. After checking the different options on when to have the free night, he discovered that splitting a reservation for two parts or more can save the traveler a lot of money.

Are there any entrepreneurs or business leaders who inspire you?

Bill Gates

What did you know about Atlanta before relocating for the program?

Coca-Cola, CNN and the Hawks

What’s the one piece of technology or app that you can’t live without?


Where was your company founded?

Yokneam Ilit, Israel

Who can use your product?

Travelers, online/offline travel agent, hotels, wholesalers and global distribution systems

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta provides 90 days of rapid acceleration to boost entrepreneurs’ early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world's most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster.