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“How to go from an idea to a GREAT business plan. Learnings from GetYourGuide.”

Meet Johannes Reck, founder and CEO of GetYourGuide! The first Startup Talk@HPI will address the following topics:

Part I: Startup Best Practices 

  • Coming up with & validating a good business idea
  • Doing Market Research
  • Selecting the right co-founders 
  • Building out the team
  • Essentials of a great business plan
  • How to pitch to investors

Part II: Interactive session

  • Case Study: GetYourGuide
  • Training the Business Pitch

After the talks there will be an informal get-together with craft beer, snacks and the opportunity to discuss further questions with the speakers. If you would like to participate please sign up here.

Please be advised that photographs and video recordings will be taken at this event for use on the HPI website, social media channels and in the press. By entering this event, you consent to the HPI photographing and using your image and likeness.

About Johannes Reck

Johannes Reck is the CEO of GetYourGuide. He graduated as Master of Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in January 2009 with highest honors. While still in university, he co-founded GetYourGuide with the vision to empower travelers to find and book attractions & activities anywhere in the world.

GetYourGuide has since become the leading booking platform for attractions & activities, serving millions of travelers per year. GetYourGuide is headquartered in Berlin and employs more than 300 people in offices across the globe. The company has raised a total of $100M from investors such as KKR, Spark Capital and Highland Europe.

Startup Talks @HPI: Session 1