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Avkash Kana

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder & Chief Revenue Officer @RoomDots | Dynamic pricing for Airbnb +others. Past Founder @Whatsbusy, Hilton Hotels Revenue Management

Founder & Chief Revenue Officer @RoomDots | Dynamic pricing for Airbnb +others. Past Founder @Whatsbusy, Hilton Hotels Revenue Management

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Product
  • UI/Design
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design

Involved In

Founder

RoomDots
RoomDots
WhatsBusy

Advisor

WhatsNextVentures
WhatsBusy.com
RoomDots.com

Positions

Founder RoomDots October 2013 - present
Founder - Chief Revenue Officer RoomDots October 2013 - present
Co-Founder and Vice President WhatsBusy May 2011 - present
Head of Growth What's Next Ventures January 2014 - January 2015
Chair of the Emerging Professionals USGBC AR Western Branch January 2011 - May 2013
Coordinator Rotary International February 2011 - July 2011
LEED AP O+M Project Manager Fayetteville Public LIbrary May 2010 - May 2011
Revenue Management Hilton Worldwide December 2008 - May 2010
Summer Analyst Merrill Lynch January 2008 - May 2008
Financial Analyst Edward Jones May 2007 - December 2007
Virtual Prototyping Lab MRL Department of Mechanical Engineering 2004 - 2004

Education

USGBC Sustainablity, Building Design, Finance, Operations 2010 - 2010
Cornell University Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management 2008 - 2009
University of Arkansas Investments 2004 - 2008

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Front End Engineering
Advisor With
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • Data analysis
  • • Commercial Real Estate
  • • Pricing strategy
  • • Data and Analytics
  • • Marketing agencies
  • • Go to market startegy
  • • Real Estate Data
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Vacation Rentals
  • • Property Management
  • • Short-Term Rentals
  • • Airbnb
  • • Real-Estate
  • • Revenue Management

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Project management • Product Design • Contract negotiation • Product management • Business Development • Pricing strategy • Design Strategy • Financial analysis • Investor pitch • Product Development • User Experience Design

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Brian Link
They're my advisor  •  Strategic Advisor, WhatsBusy.com and Director of Software Engineering at Dell Software. Startup CTO (Digg, ShapeUp, Toobla, TiXiT, NSBGroup)
Kash is a great entrepreneur, always iterating and using his instincts and resources to keep driving until he finds product/market fit. I li ... ke the way he thinks.
Mike Schugt
They're my advisor  •  Teneo Hospitality Group/Leading North, Leading North.
Avkash is intelligent,, highly driven, listens well and understands the value of creating a great team and product. He is thinking well into ... the future as to how his product can be monetized over time and this combination provides a high level of confidence that he will continue to be successful.