Tomas Laboutka is the CEO and co-founder of Hotel Quickly, a last-minute hotel booking mobile app focused on the Asia-Pacific region. Hotel Quickly offers the largest inventory and the best rates in Asia, letting users book their hotel rooms just minutes before checking in, all from their smartphones. For hotels, Hotel Quickly helps fill rooms that would otherwise stay unsold. The service is currently available in Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.
A serial entrepreneur, Laboutka has started three companies over the past six years, most recently co-founding FL Ventures Ltd., a firm that helps startups expand successfully across Europe. In the past, he was a member of the Sub-Committee for Entrepreneurship of the National Economic Council of the Czech Government and served as a project manager for multinational consultancies in Europe.
Laboutka obtained his CEMS Master’s in International Management from the Rotterdam School of Management and the University of Economics, Prague.