16 May 2023

Hotel Manager Closes £3.2m Seed Round for Next-Gen Hotel Experience

Hotel Manager announces today that it has closed its latest funding round, securing an additional £2.2 million in investment. This comes just months after the company raised £1 million, bringing the total funding for its seed round to £3.2 million.

Fuel Ventures led the round, doubling down and building on their initial commitment, with participation from existing investors Pitchdrive VC, COREangels Lisbon, Boost Fund, StartupIst Ventures, and a line-up of leading angel investors in hospitality and tech.

What's next?

With this funding round, Hotel Manager boosts its investment into the future of hotels and accelerates its strategy to create an entirely new category in hotel software. Through continued close partnership with underserved hoteliers, the company plans to expand its product portfolio with new value-add solutions for today's highly-competitive market. Hotel Manager is also actively ramping up hiring and strategic partnerships to support its growth plans.

Ajwad Hashim, CEO, commented: "We're bullish on the incredible potential of tech-enabled hotels. In the age of AI, we're on a mission to ensure that no property is left behind, whether it's an independent without an IT department or a group committed to implementing its digital strategy. With our latest funding round, we are poised to accelerate our growth, double down on our enterprise offering, and serve the new breed of hoteliers globally."

Hotel Manager

Founded in 2020 by Ajwad Hashim, Gokulan Kannan, Agni Ilango and Jay Luarca, the London-based tech company enables hotels to operate on a modern tech stack—with clicks, not code. From Commerce and Check-In to Chat and Experiences, Hotel Manager offers a suite of mix-and-match tools designed to drive efficiency and revenue performance.

The award-winning platform brings together everything a hotel has to offer into one branded super app for their guests, effortlessly scaling engagement and personalisation. It introduces a new revenue channel with built-in ecommerce features, not only to drive digital sales but also to empower guests with self-service capabilities, freeing up staff to focus on higher-value services.

An intuitive dashboard unifies service delivery in one place for staff and creates a single view of every guest interaction. Equipped with operational tools that streamline workflows and eliminate busywork, Hotel Manager breaks down silos between departments for better collaboration and smoother operations.

Through this fully-integrated suite, Hotel Manager enables seamless experiences and strong customer relationships, maximising RevPAG and unlocking the potential of customer lifetime value for hotels.