Mexican startup Casai “Airbnb of corporate travel” invests R$100 million in Brazil

To create a middle ground between a hotel and an Airbnb apartment: that was entrepreneur Nico Barawid's goal when he founded startup Casai in Mexico. Used to traveling for work as an executive, the young man lacked a hospitality service model that guaranteed minimum quality standards, such as high-speed Wi-Fi, without having to resort to large hotel chains.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Backed by funds such as Monashees, Kaszek Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, the startup manages some 300 apartments in Latin American metropolises.

To create a middle ground between a hotel and an Airbnb apartment: that was entrepreneur Nico Barawid's goal when he founded startup Casai in Mexico. Used to traveling for work as an executive, the young man lacked a hospitality service model that guaranteed minimum quality standards, such as high-speed Wi-Fi, without having to resort to large hotel chains.

Alongside his partner María del Carmen Herrerías Salazar, who worked in the . . .

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