Arthur Kosten Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 26

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 11

Exits

Arthur Kosten General Information

Description

Mr. Arthur Kosten is a Co-Founder of Booking.com. He served as Advisory Board Member at eVentures Africa Fund. He also served as Board Member & Investor at Catawiki. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Booking.com. He is also an Angel Investor. He also co-founded the bookings portal in 2001, one of the companies which later became booking.com. Established in 1996, Booking.com is the world's leading online hotel reservations agency, selling hotels in 170 countries around the world to both leisure and business markets. He was the Chief Marketing Officer of booking.com until early 2012. Currently, he is an advisor to the booking.com executive team and an investor in online businesses. He also serves as Board Member at HealthCare.com.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Leiden
  • Netherlands

Arthur Kosten Investments (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Detail 15-Jul-2021 Seed Round 000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Preply 09-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Preply 29-Mar-2020 00000 00000 0000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Hubs (New York) 26-Mar-2019 00000 00000 0000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Festicket 05-Feb-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 000000 000000
Preply 01-Nov-2017 0000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
BUX 23-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Spotahome 17-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Hubs (New York) 02-Aug-2017 Early Stage VC 000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Tonsser 06-Jul-2017 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000

Arthur Kosten Exits (11)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
BUX 01-Jul-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Catawiki 01-Dec-2022 000000000 00000000
Festicket 12-Sep-2022 0000000000: 000000
8fit 02-Feb-2022 000000000000000000
Planday 03-Mar-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Hubs (New York) 22-Jan-2021 000000000000000000 00000
Deskbookers 01-Feb-2020 000000000000000000
TradeKing 01-Jun-2016 000000000000000000 00000
Treatwell (Information Services (B2C)) 05-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Rentalcars.com 18-May-2010 Merger/Acquisition 00000

Arthur Kosten Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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Arthur Kosten Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Arthur Kosten Angel Investor 00 0 Leiden, Netherlands

Arthur Kosten Co-Investors (36)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Point Nine Capital 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Connect Ventures (UK) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Hoxton Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Owl Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Family (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Arthur Kosten FAQs

  • Who is Arthur Kosten?

    Arthur Kosten is an angel Investor who has made 26 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Arthur Kosten?

    Arthur Kosten is an angel investor.

  • What does Arthur Kosten do?

    As an angel investor, Arthur Kosten invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Arthur Kosten hold?

    Arthur Kosten holds a board seat in HealthCare.com.

  • What has Arthur Kosten invested in?

    Arthur Kosten has made numerous investments in companies like Detail, Preply, and Hubs (New York) within the Multimedia and Design Software, Educational Software, and Specialty Retail industries.

  • What has Arthur Kosten invested in recently?

    Arthur Kosten's latest investment was on 15-Jul-2021 in Detail, a company within the Multimedia and Design Software industry.

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