Sascha is a partner of the London and Luxembourg based venture capital fund HOWZAT Partners.
Originally trained in tax and accounting, he started his travel career shortly before the millennium. From 1999 to 2005 he worked at WorldRes, one of the first online hotel reservation systems in the industry. Once infected with the travel bug he continued being involved in travel through companies like Rate Tiger (hotel channel management) as well as Busy Rooms (Central Reservation System).
In 2005, together with two partners, he incorporated StellantPartners, a consultancy firm specialized in Mergers & Acquisitions, operational & strategic advice as well as fund management where he is still a partner today.
Since 2006 he has also been active as a venture capital investor through HOWZAT Partners. In the last 14 years him and his two partners have invested in over 80 companies globally across several industries. Currently close to 30 companies have a travel focus.
Speaking at Adjacent Spaces
Rethinking Hospitality Portfolios - The Investors' View
Every crisis opens way to new distressed opportunities. How has the bargain hunt impacted the portfolio? How has the investors' sentiment towards the adjacent sector changed? What key markets emerged as most promising to invest in? What asset classes shine bright?