The very first issue of Airplane Mode by Shep, our monthly newsletter geared towards savvy, tech-forward business travelers. Each month Airplane Mode will deliver the latest in travel technology, corporate travel innovation, and travel trends.
Ellen Keszler, former President of Travelocity Business, will join Shep's board of directors. Keszler will advise our Austin-based startup on best practices and strategies when offering business travel solutions to small to medium-sized businesses.
This is the story of how luck, networking, preparation and being at the right place at the right time got me onstage at SXSW with no notice, to pitch Steve Huffman, the CEO of Reddit and co-founder of Hipmunk.
Shep was selected to participate in MassChallenge Texas’ 2018 accelerator program. The company was one of over 520 startups to apply for the four-month accelerator located in Austin, Texas, and will join 84 other startups from across the state and around the world.
There are many travel myths currently flying around. To distinguish the truth from the myths, Shep investigated popular travel myths to find out the truth behind them.
Texas Venture Labs accepted Shep into its Startup Accelerator program after applying with their business plan, investor pitch deck, and logo. Shep had to undergo interviews and to pitch their startups before being chosen by students for acceptance into the program.
Shep was ranked as one of the 50 Austin Startups to watch in 2018 by Built in Austin. The annual list features startups less than five years old, but are poised to make significant impacts on the growing and changing tech community in Austin.