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Funding500K-1M USD
IndustryTravel, Social Networking
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CTO to Change the travel world

at Compartrip in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 18, 2014   |  
Stage Web Start-Up Seeking CTO/co-founder

Who We Are:
We're two individuals: one dreamer & strategy visionary "ideas man" based in SFO, and one incredibly talented and dedicated chief operating officer with a team of 20 engineers and community managers in Spain working in a for profit project:
What We're Doing:
Our dream is inspired by affiliate programs metasearchers, social networks, cash back companies, social travel webs and over all our own dream to change the life’s of lot´s of people in underdeveloped countries through tourism revenues.
We believe in people from the North Hemisphere contributing to fight poverty in the South Hemisphere just travelling! Take a look to our inspirational site:

Our Vision:
A social travel searcher, were we split income with users, travellers, tourism providers tourism institutions, Non Profits … That become our partners and natural marketing allies, as compartrip´s ambassadors

State of the Art :
We want to be one of the big players in a $1 trillion industry, (just considering international tourism)
We have already published compartrip, our travel searcher (like Google), with social facilities (like Gogobot), with price comparison tools (with best prices than Kayak!) with cash back systems ( like Clixsense) and b2b travel platforms integrated to give tech cloud services to tourism institutions and providers. The whole tourism eco system integrated in a unique social travel searcher for the really first time!
For the time being we have integrated lots of APIs from the worldwide tourism industry, finalized the Spanish customization part, and just stared customizing US contents. After the rest of the world
And we are planning to start a fundraising round in the next weeks in The Bay area
Who You Are:
Above all, you need to be some one thinking that “ the to do good time”, is arriving to your live, and believe in karma and serendipity like us
Also you should be a tech talented guy with the right capability to lead a team of Spanish developers in the distance and bring them to The Bay arena way of doing things.
For the time being work with PHP, Java Script, CSS3 and html 5, My SQL and planning to move to C+. And our Spanish development team love new challenges
Opportunity & Compensation:
We have done the heavy lifting in terms of the idea, building it, getting it live but we need your help to bring it to the next step: Expand Compartrip in the US and the rest of the world, starting with our migration to Amazon Cloud. A lot of the initial, early risk has been mitigated through our work over the last years.
We plan to earn around $15 /year from each user and $1800/year from each tourism provider and reach 250.000 monthly active users, and 500 providers before the end of the year .That being said the following is available to the right candidate:
• Up to 3 % equity in the company, depending on experience
• Competitive salary once we obtain funding
• A real way to change the world in underdeveloped countries

Lastly, understand that we are a pair of intense and passionate individuals with a full development team in Spain. We have an idea and model that we have been told is "the best idea I've heard in long time" by many people with the power to make it happen. If you are interested in creating something fresh and original, enjoy a challenge, and love being a part of something where you're truly appreciated and constantly contributing to help people in the third world, then we'd love to hear from you.

What to Do & Timeframe:
Go to our websites and learn about what we do. Be sure to tell us why you are interested in working with compartip. Then email your resume, any links to projects and companies you have been involved with, and any relevant information. We are moving quickly on this and plan to find the right CTO / co-founder within the next weeks. Be sure to let us know what your schedule is like, how much time you have to work on such a project (ideally you're unemployed and a hungry entrepreneur at heart) and why you are interested. If you don't include these things we will assume you didn't bother to digest what we have to offer and are not taking it seriously. We look forward to your submission.
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