Launched in July 2014, HOSTMAKER is a technology-driven home rentals management company based in London, UK. It makes it easy for homeowners to make the most of short-term rentals through end-to-end service delivered with thoughtful design, personal service and award-winning pricing. Growing at a rate of 300% YOY, HOSTMAKER currently operates in nine major international destinations for leisure and business travel across the globe - London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona and Lisbon as well as Cannes, Florence, Madrid and Bangkok.
HOSTMAKER is the most-funded start-up in the homestay management space, and had returned more than $45 million to hosts as per May 2018.
HOSTMAKER has been named #20 among the top 100 UK start-ups and one of Forbes’ 5 fastest-growing British businesses to watch, alongside winning the Serviced Apartment Award for best short-term rental operator in 2017.
In April 2018, HOSTMAKER partnered with Marriot International on a pilot to work on their Tribute Portfolio Homes. Travellers can now log onto TributePortfolioHomes.com and book a stay in more than 200 homes in London, each of which has been chosen specifically by Marriott International and HOSTMAKER.
Founders: Deepti Patankar, Nakul Sharma