Accessible travel booking platform
Headquarters: Berkeley, U.S.
CEO: Alvaro Silberstein
Website: Wheel The World
Founding date: 2018
Investment: $3 million
Wheel the World is a travel tech startup making the world accessible.
By building a cutting-edge model of accessibility data, which extracts, organizes and displays on our website, we allow people with disabilities and their companions to find
and book places to stay, things to do and multi-day trips with all the accessibility information they need and a specialized user experience.
Founders Alvaro Silberstein and Camilo Novarro
Strategic goals for 2022
We plan to expand our supply of listings to 3,000, especially in the U.S.
We aim to have at least 6,000 people with accessibility needs to travel using our platform, and we will build an online accessibility certification for hotels and tour operators.
Lessons learned over the last year
"Ruthless prioritization!" is the greatest phrase we've heard over the past three years!
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