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Naman Budhdeo | Entrepreneur | Investor | Startup Evangelist | Fintech Finance

Naman Budhdeo

Entrepreneur | Investor | Startup Evangelist

About Naman Budhdeo

Naman has founded multiple business in Travel technology including Flight Network and TripStack.

FlightNetwork.com’s is one of Canada’s largest online travel agencies. Flight Network’s team of over 600 people in 7 offices uses technology and a superior online user experience to generate over $1B in sales a year to millions of customers.

FlightNetwork.com was named as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine 6 consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.

TripStack is a fast growing B2B Travel Technology company whose vision is to change the way millions of people travel.

The TripStack technology provides customers with fast access to all of the worlds Low Cost Carriers that are not available via traditional distribution channels. TripStack uses over 100M fares a day from traditional airlines to create “Virtual Interline” fares that have never existed before. These fares are often significantly cheaper than any other flights offered in the world. This is an incredibly complex problem to solve, with one of the biggest data sets in any industry.

TripStack currently has 100 employees in Canada and India

TripStack and FlightNetwork were acquired in August 2019 by Swedish based Etraveli (owned by CVC Capital Equity Partners)

Naman believes strongly in the importance of education and in collaboration with “Free the Children,” Naman and “The Budhdeo Family Foundation” built a school in Bagar, India. He believes that through providing children access to education, you empower them and give them the tools to overcome obstacles and break the cycle of poverty.

Naman has been a member of YPO for 9 years. Naman was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the year in 2009 and 2010. Naman was honoured to be one of Canada’s top leaders in the Top 40 under 40, a national program that uniquely celebrates the achievements of 40 Canadians in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, who have reached a significant level of success before the age of 40.

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