CEO / Co-Founder Business @ Team Offsite OTA (m/f/d)
in Berlin

Job summary:

cloopio is your one-stop-shop for team offsites in Germany. We enable teams to book memorable corporate retreats with just a few clicks. Our hand-picked offsite experiences combine curated accommodations, meeting facilities, food options, activities, and more. 

After successfully validating cloopio during a soft launch, the Lufthansa Innovation Hub is now looking for a co-founder that drives the transition towards a successful spin-off. 

As co-founder Business, you are fully responsible for the strategy & growth of the company. You drive the founding process, build an outstanding team and own all business & financing aspects of the company. While the co-founder Operations curates cloopio’s portfolio of offsite locations & experiences and leads the customer success organization, you are responsible for brand positioning & demand generation. Jointly with the co-founder Operations, you drive the overall growth of the business by driving product-market fit, defining the product roadmap, and securing required funding from investors. With your strong entrepreneurial drive and previous leadership experience in start-ups, you develop this venture into the go-to-platform for offsites in Germany and beyond.

 

Responsibilities:

  • You develop the venture into a full-blown travel tech company in close collaboration with LIH
  • Lead all fundraising activities and investor communications, strongly supported by LIH
  • Find and develop the best talent 
  • Own the business model including overarching short- and long-term vision & strategy
  • Represent the company and maintain trust relationships to all relevant external stakeholders 
  • Own all financial aspects of the company
  • Actively build and foster a strong organization and shape a growth culture
  • Drive all demand generation aspects of the company (marketing, business development) 
  • Maximize success by establishing clear targets, suitable metrics and data-driven decision making  

 

Profiles:

  • Entrepreneur with strong desire to build and grow a travel tech company
  • Proven track record with direct link to above listed responsibilities, eg as entrepreneur, manager in scale-up, or travel tech veteran
  • Credible understanding of major digital business models, technologies and the tech ecosystem
  • Strong business acumen, innovation mindset and hands-on attitude
  • Visionary yet able to execute with strong management skills 
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) as well as strong presentation skills
  • Fluency in English

Valuable additions:

  • Previous experience as (co-)founder
  • Outstanding degree in Business / MBA
  • Previous experience in hospitality industry and/or online travel agencies

 

What we offer:

  • Be the co-founder of a validated travel tech venture 
  • Attractive equity package – the founding team will hold the majority of the company
  • Leverage the power of Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Lufthansa Group for a head start into the market 
  • Close exchange with LIH and other LIH spin-offs and ventures
  • Experience a truly unique setting in a beautiful office space in the heart of the Berlin tech ecosystem
  • Startup grant for the first three months

 

About Lufthansa Innovation Hub:

At the Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) we explore and design the future of travel.

The LIH discovers, evaluates and implements new technologies in the context of Travel & Mobility Tech with and for industry-leading airlines such as Lufthansa, Eurowings, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, the frequent flyer program Miles & More as well as other renowned Lufthansa Group entities .

Our growing team of tech, design, market intelligence, venture capital and digital transformation experts engages in ongoing trend and market research, incubates digital ventures, fosters strategic partnerships and supports Lufthansa Group in its digital and cultural transformation.

 

At LIH, we are super committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity and inclusivity. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of factors irrelevant to merit, qualifications or business need such as age, race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, medical status, or any other status covered by the relevant law in the areas where we operate.

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