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Planet - NOAH17 London

Startup Stage - Travel - Presentation by David Gooch, Co-Founder & CEO of Planet at the NOAH Conference London 2017, Old Billingsgate on the 2nd of November 2017.

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Planet - NOAH17 London

  1. 1. TRAVEL PLANNING MADE SIMPLE DAVID GOOCH, CO-FOUNDER & CEO DISCOVER. DECIDE. TOGETHERDISCOVER. DECIDE. TOGETHER
  2. 2. Three Conferences, One Mission: Empower the European Digital Ecosystem To provide a physical marketplace that facilitates funding of digital European companies at all stages Mission Mission Mission Connecting Capital with Entrepreneurs Connecting European Champions and Challengers Connecting Israel’s Startups with Large Corporates and Investors 30-31 October 2018 Old Billingsgate, London 6-7 June 2018 Tempodrom, Berlin 13-14 March 2018 Haoman 17, Tel Aviv To promote Israel - European relationships and enable funding To bring together future-shaping executives and investors active across segments driven by digital revolution
  3. 3. PLANNING TRAVEL WITH OTHERS IS HARD So many channels and ways to communicate 700+ digital touchpoints per trip So hard to find relevant options & compare them 42 hours spent online for a 4 day trip So many different suppliers and providers 38 unique sites visited before booking THE PROBLEM
  4. 4. VALUABLE Travel 4-5 times p.a., spending over $200B annually MOBILE-FIRST 65% plan and/or book on mobile. Mobile growing at 30% p.a. SOCIAL 67% socially active online and in-person UNDERSERVED 69% worry they’re not making the best decision while booking FOR THE MILLENNIAL PROFESSIONAL TARGET CUSTOMER EXPERIENTIAL 90% want to learn more about the culture of the places they visit
  5. 5. DISCOVER DECIDE TOGETHER EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE TO PLAN AMAZING TRIPS Providing the tools & information required to make great decisions Helping people discover, find and save relevant trip options Making holiday planning with others fun and easy OUR SOLUTION PLANET’S COLLABORATIVE TRIP PLANNING APP
  6. 6. PLANET TODAY OUR PRODUCT Recommended
  7. 7. PRODUCT ROADMAP A GLIMPSE OF THE FUTURE
  8. 8. A UNIQUE OFFERING IN THE TRAVEL SPACE PLANET’S USP APIs, ALGORITHMS, AI & MACHINE LEARNING INVENTORY DATA/ CONTENT SERVICES EVERYTHING IN ONE PLACE INTELLIGENT OPEN TECH PLATFORM COLLABORATIVE AND SOCIAL
  9. 9. At a £500k (largely fixed) cost base, breakeven @ ~3,000 users (2 trips p.a.) Component Commission Spend Revenue Signed partner examples Flights 0-1% 500 2 Accommodation 3-10% 1,000 50 Car Hire 3-10% 150 10 Ancillaries 5-15% 250 20 Total 2-8% 1,900 82 3 COMMISSION FROM AFFILIATE PARTNERSHIPS BUSINESS MODEL
  10. 10. AUG 2016 Planet incorporated SEP 2016 First partners signed OCT 2016 Development started JUN 2017 v.2 Beta to 150 users; Planet Concierge OCT 2017 500 users & 50 bookings APR 2017 Beta in App stores LAUNCHED APP AND GOT TO FIRST REVENUE WHAT WE’VE DONE SO FAR MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS BUILT CORE PLATFORM INTEGRATED PARTNERS ACHIEVED FIRST REVENUE
  11. 11. ACCELERATE ROADMAP & ACQUISITION WHAT WE PLAN TO DO NEXT End 2017 Secure funding; web version Q2 2018 Social sharing “Travel Moments” H1 2019 “On trip” smart assistant MAIN FOCUS AREAS H2 2019 Deep personalisation H2 2018 Social integrations Q1 2018 Full search; collaboration suite IMPROVE USER EXPERIENCE INCREASE PARTNERSHIPS ACQUIRE CUSTOMERS
  12. 12. JOIN US ON OUR JOURNEY IN SUMMARY Hours of stressful planning Planet: travel planning made simple Comparing and informing yourself Finding & saving options Deciding with fellow travellers Make quick and easy decisions Discover the best options Share with everyone going
  13. 13. THANK YOU Head to http://planetapp.io to find out more and download the app
  14. 14. Selected Completed NOAH Transactions Focus on Leading European Internet companies Covering over 400 companies across 25 online verticals, a broad range of over 500 investors as well as 100+ online-focused corporates Deep understanding of industry dynamics Ability to add value beyond banking advice Facilitates overall process and minimizes management distraction NOAH Advisors is globally well connected and has direct access to virtually all key players in the industry Knowledge of and strong relationships with potential buyers’ key decision makers Proactively finds and unlocks attractive investment opportunities for leading investors Annual NOAH Conference in its 8th year Over 40 years of combined relevant M&A experience Routine execution of M&A and financing transactions with sizes of several billion euros 30 successfully completed NOAH Advisors transactions underline successful transfer of M&A competencies to the Internet sector Entrepreneurial mind-set, focused on growing the business and establishing a reputation for excellence Ability to deliver top results in short time frames Highly success-based compensation structures align interests of clients and NOAH Advisors, and demonstrate conviction to deliver top results Creative deal solutions December 2014 September 2014 October 2014 May 2014 Sale of 100% of for $800m to Exclusive Financial Advisor to Fotolia and the Selling Shareholders Sale of 100% of for €80m to Exclusive Financial Advisor to Trovit and its Shareholders Sale of controlling stake in to Exclusive Financial Advisor to Facile.it and its Shareholders sold 100% of for $228m to a joint venture between Exclusive Financial Advisor to Yad2 and its Shareholders Unique Industry Know-How Unmatched Network and Relationships Strong Investment Banking Competence Full Commitment - We Are Entrepreneurs! EUROPE’S LEADING INTERNET CORPORATE FINANCE BOUTIQUE September 2016October 2016 December 2016 Financial Advisor to Oakley Capital ® Marco Rodzynek Managing Director & Founder marco.rodzynek@noah-advisors.com Jan Brandes Managing Director jan.brandes@noah-advisors.com Justus Lumpe Managing Director justus.lumpe@noah-advisors.com The NOAH Advisors Core Banking Team Nikhil Parmar Director nikhil.parmar@noah-advisors.com Acquisition of a Majority Stake in by from at a valuation of €300m Investment in Exclusive Financial Advisor to KäuferPortal and its Shareholders by 84% Ownership Financial Advisor to Silver Lake Investment in by August 2017 Financial Advisor to EMK Capital Acquisition of a Majority Stake in by at a valuation of $200m

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