February 26th, 2014 Startup Demo Night Series in Travel

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On Wednesday, February 26th, OLC attended NY Entrepreneurs Bsuiness Network (NYEBN) Startup Demo Night Series at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 36th Fl, New York City. Sponsored by the Chadbourne & Parke LLP and SourcePad, the evening featured presentations by eight startups including Rocketrip, Triptease, Stray Boots, The Poshpacker, TripAgent, VerbalizeIt and Fantrotter. The evening was moderated by Lori Hoberman, Partner at Chadbourne & Parke, with panelists Eliot Durbin, General Partner at BOLDstart Ventures, Shai Goldman, Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank, Alessandro Piol, Partner and Co-founder at AlphaPrime Ventures, and Daniel Burstein, Partner and Co-founder at AlphaPrime Ventures when the floor was opened to a Q&A and audience feedback. Below is a brief summary of the startups presenting.

Rocketrip, Inc. (http://rocketrip.com)
CEO and President Dan Ruch founded Rocketrip, Inc., a site for employees to reduce travel and expense costs handing out rewards for those who save. 

Triptease (http://triptease.com/)
Gillian Morris is the Founder & CEO of Hitlist, where you can get tips on trips from friends, bringing you the best fares and itineraries in one place.

Hitlist (http://hitlistapp.com)
CEO and President Dan Ruch founded Rocketrip, Inc., a site for employees to

Stray Boots (http://strayboots.com)
Avi Millman is the Co-founder & CEO of Stray Boots, self-guided tours through cities of choice. 

The Poshpacker (http://theposhpacker.com)
Anna Kojzar is the Founder & CEO of The Poshpacker, a booking site for affordable hoteliers for less than $100 per night. 

TripLAgent (http://triplagent.com)
Taras Kravtchouk is the Founder and CEO of TriplAgent, your personal guide to New York City. 

VerbalizeIt (http://verbalizeit.com)
Ryan Frankel is the Co-founder & CEO of Fantrotter, connecting artists and festivals with their fans adding a new revenue source for fans. 

Previous event’s recap: Innovators demo at Queens Tech