Darden alumni Adam Healey and Charles Seilheimer, both 2005 graduates, just added another endorsement to the long list of plaudits for their hotel reservation search engine business, Hotelicopter
, begun when they were taking classes at Darden.
A new Piper Jaffray industry report
names Hotelicopter (based locally, with offices on the Downtown Mall and a complement of programmers in India) as one of the up and coming companies to watch in the $80 billion online travel booking industry.
This is the latest in a long string of recognitions started shortly after leaving Darden, when they won the 2006 U.Va. Business Plan Competition. Next, they spent some time refining things with support from Darden’s Batten Business Incubator, before generating plenty of media coverage (NPR
, Washington Post
, USA Today
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