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May 25

Founder & Investor talk #77 with Melanie Taussig (Head of Sales DACH at Travelperk)

Event Details

Turning challenges into new business opportunities: The story of TravelPerk


Join the last Founder & Investor talk of the semester with special guest Melanie Taussig, Head of Sales DACH at TravelPerk, a startup founded in Barcelona that is pioneering the future of business travel. The company has received 409M€ in funding so far, and earlier this year it got the unicorn status (companies valued at over 1.000M€).


About the speaker

Melanie Taussig helps shape the future of business travel as Head of Sales DACH. Originally from Austria, Melanie worked in the UK, Mexico and Germany before moving to her current home Spain. She has a background in SaaS sales, expansion, innovation and consulting.


About the event

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on business travel. Countries closed their borders and employees had to get used to doing business online. Imagine you are the fastest growing SaaS start-up in Europe, in the corporate travel space… and then covid hits. How do you not only survive but turn this crisis into an opportunity? Get inspired by TravelPerk’s story of winning through customer focus.

About the Founder & Investor Talks series

The Founder & Investor Talks, organized by the Innovation Incubation Center (i²c) at TU Wien, enable the audience to learn firsthand from experienced founders, investors and innovators, and get inspired by their success (and failure) stories. Our guest speakers share their international experiences, dos & don’ts and lessons learned during an inspiring talk. Afterwards, the participants can ask all the burning questions during an interactive Q&A.

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We are looking forward to meeting you!

The When

May 25, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The Where


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