Carlos Borges

Carlos Borges

CEO & Co-Founder at TripRebel

Startupbootcamp Commerce Mentor

Carlos graduated in Tourism Management from a leading university in Brazil while working for the National airline VARIG at that time. On the aftermath of 9.11 he decided to move to Europe where he worked for both family owned and also big hotel chains. After finalizing an MBA in International Marketing, he joined the Colgate-Palmolive branding team for over 6 years. Tired of the corporate life he teamed up with Gernot & Arthur to challenge the status quo of the travel industry by launching TripRebel.

Top 3 Skills
1. Branding
2. Market Research
3. Marketing Controlling

Why I want to be involved: In special, I love the customer discovery phase, helping define the riskiest assumptions in the business model and going out there to evaluate the real behavior of your customers. As an entrepreneur, I always found it valuable to talk to people that just went through what was about to happen with our company. This is the value I bring to the startups in the program.