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Make Tough Capital Decisions Now

This post firmly offers advice to travel startups and companies starting to raise capital, have partially raised a round, or any travel startup that needs more capital & revenue.   Remember that my viewpoint refers to capital raising and funding,...

Plan for 18-Month Runway

Plan for 18-Month Runway

If I ran a travel startup or company, I would actively plan for 18 months of challenging capital raising times starting Q1 2023. You need to survive the next 12 months and, in all likelihood, the next 18 months without...

Significant Change Enables Significant Opportunities

A Nuanced Time To Invest In Travel

The travel industry is NOT experiencing the case of "rising tides lift all boats"; the tide (for the travel industry) isn't rising that fast, nor as broadly, to warrant this characterization, in my opinion, as of Sep 2022. At...

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BNPL responsibly.

Consumers are increasingly opting for “Buy Now, Pay Later” services regarding financing options. These services are exploding in use and will only increase in the months and years ahead. Quick Background These services directly or indirectly use companies such...

About Me

Hello, I'm Abrar!

I live, eat and breathe the business of travel.

18+ years travel industry experience presently as travel-focused VC/PE firm Partner focusing on 20+ travel verticals within 12+ travel markets. I've spoken to 5-5000 audiences at notable industry conferences (The Economist, IATA, SITA) in addition to CNBC, The Economist, SKIFT, and PhocusWire media coverage. I used to be a travel agent, travel technology developer, and boutique OTA owner.


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