Sascha is a partner of the fund. He started his career in tax consulting & accounting focused on audits, consulting on corporate tax, company structure, reporting and the implementation of finance systems. From 1999 to 2005 he worked at WorldRes, one of the first online hotel reservation systems in the industry, where he was promoted to Global CEO having been Director Finance, Europe. In 2005, Sascha, together with two partners, incorporated StellantPartners, a consultancy firm specialized in Mergers & Acquisitions, operational & strategic advice as well as fund management where he is still a partner today.
Since 2006 he has been an active Venture Capital Investor through HOWZAT Partners based in London and Luxembourg and StellantVentures, StellantPartners’ investment arm. He has been advising HOWZAT Partners since 2006 and became a partner in 2013. In the last 14 years, the three funds have invested into over 80 companies globally across several industries. Currently close to 30 companies have a travel focus.
Between 2007 and 2012, as part of the consultancy practice and investment, Sascha took on the position of CEO of eRevMax (operating under the RateTiger brand) to establish a global presence, build a sales and marketing team and generate a medium to long term business strategy for the business. Since 2013 he has been the Founder & CEO of Busy Rooms, a Malta-based central reservation system for the hotel industry where he drives the expansion and product strategy.
Sascha is a well-recognised figure in several industries, speaking at many events and is a senior advisor, board member and investor at a wide variety of digital businesses.
In his spare time, Sascha is a passionate general aviation pilot and enjoys swimming.