Travel Tech Essentialist

Mauricio Prieto
Ten insights. Every two weeks.
Created 02 Jul 2020
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #69: Travel, Work, Play
    04 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    Remote work, or at least a hybrid variation, seems to be now the default policy for an increasing number of companies. This is expanding the travel pie and opening new business opportunities, as a few...
  • Travel Startup fundraising data 2021
    02 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Using Travel Tech Essentialist’s Startups and Investors dataset, there are 145 travel startups that have raised at least one financing round in 2021. In summary: Age The oldest company receiving a fun...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #68: A Travel Revolution
    19 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    “For the first time ever, millions of people can now travel anytime, anywhere, for any length, and even live anywhere...This is a travel revolution” — Brian Chesky This newsletter has been sponsored b...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #67: Hill Climbing
    07 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    People should learn from computer science: explore in your walk, randomly drop yourself into new parts of the terrain, and when you find the highest hill, don’t waste any more time on the current hill...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #66: Noise to Signal
    24 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Curators are the new Google. Human knowledge today is a vast ocean of ephemeral and fragmented info, with the best sources near-impossible to find. We’re now seeing this scale is at odds with a fundam...
  • Better Search, Better Curation
    21 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 6 1
    Visualize Value Your skill in decision-making is directly proportional to your quality of information acquisition. So, how good are you at making decisions? How good are you at acquiring information? ...
  • Builders vs Pundits
    17 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 0 1
    It’s crazy to think that 99% of the content we consume comes from people in the business of commenting, complaining, and hot takes, NOT from people in the business of making, creating, or fixing thing...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #65: Accelerating into the Fall
    09 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 6 0
    Heads up: in the next few days, I will send a one-off special announcement to share with you a couple of products that I’m launching that I hope you will like. I was asked this week by a startup if th...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #64: Benchmarks and Metrics
    24 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 1
    The principles of building great products and services are common across industries. This is why in the Travel Tech Essentialist newsletter I include a mix of travel specific content and also ideas bo...
  • Travel Tech Essentialist #63: Motion
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    Apologies for the delay in sending this newsletter, but it’s been a couple of weeks full of involuntary traveling around since Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans. We had to evacuate, spent some time in Hou...
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