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Friday 25 October 2013

FlatClub doubles our place in 2013’s Startups100

It seems like only yesterday we were announcing that we were chosen as finalists by the AMBA for the Entrepreneurial Venture Awards - and now we are honored to share more good news:

We placed nearly double where we did last year in the recently announced Startups100, which is a list of the most promising startups in the UK.

Quite the jump, and we could not be more pleased…

We’re in good company too, because 2 of our fellow TechHubbers were listed - CrowdCube & Eyetease - in addition to 2 from the LBS Incubator, including Sales Gossip & MenuSpring. It’s quite amazing that out of 7 companies who joined our batch of the 2011 LBS Incubator, 3 made it to the list. Well done, everyone.

This is a perfect opportunity to check which other startup competitions are coming next on the biggest database of UK and EU startup competitions.

We're excited to have another reason to celebrate like we did earlier this month!

Friday 18 October 2013

Our Event Round-Up: Thanks For Coming!

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to our event at Google Campus - and thanks to those of you who sent your regards even though you were unable to make it! We had over 100 guests, and miraculously enough food & drinks to go around - we hadn’t had a party this big since we announced funding ages ago.

We were celebrating FlatClub 2.0, which saw new branding and a new platform launch for us. We’ve now further modernized our brand with this (drumroll please) announcement: No more hyphen! That’s right, from now on we’re FlatClub - that goes for our name, our web address...everything! There might still be a few instances here and there where we’re Flat-Club, but we’re working on a complete changeover. Looks much nicer, don’t you think?

What a nice evening that was. Wish we could throw a launch party every week, but then again it is a launch party - by nature a special event. However, on the same topic, we did receive some great suggestions - including a couple requests to organize the occasional host meet-up - is that something that would interest you?

We managed to capture some great pictures, and some silly moments with our team, so give our Facebook album a browse and see if you can spot yourself or your friends...maybe even your next host on FlatClub?

Nitzan gave a great speech about where FlatClub is going, and where we came from - and we gave away £350 to spend on our site for a great weekend away. Congrats to our winner,

Where would you go for a weekend away?

All in all, it was a superb time and a great public celebration of our relaunch - thanks for coming, everyone. We hope to see you again at the next event!

We loved hosting everyone at this event & if you're thinking about becoming a host at your flat, email us at

Friday 11 October 2013

Flat Club are finalists for the AMBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award!

We’re incredibly proud to have been selected by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) as one of four finalists for this year’s Entrepreneurial Venture Award.

The Association of MBAs is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education. The Association currently accredits programmes at over 200 of the world’s best business schools in 70 countries worldwide.

“The submissions reinforce yet again the invaluable entrepreneurial skills that are taught in an MBA,” said Andrew Main Wilson, CEO of AMBA, "and that business schools with AMBA-accredited MBA programmes are truly forward thinking and best equipped to create the global leaders of tomorrow."

We are honored to be selected by the AMBA alongside three other exciting nominees - especially as so much of our company has been touched by the MBA experience.

“Flat Club was born in a business school, our initial customers were all business school students and alumni, and we now partner with more than 30 business schools. Being nominated as finalists by the AMBA -a key ally for MBAs the world over- makes it all the more special for us.” said Flat Club CEO and founder Nitzan Yudan.

The AMBA will be hosting a gala dinner & announcing the winners on November 6th - and all of us here at Flat Club will have our fingers crossed!

Tuesday 8 October 2013

Missing Your Club?

Here at Flat-Club, we love our clubs - it’s right there in our name, after all. Club members on our site enjoy flats exclusive to them, the very best price on our flats & rooms, and enhanced trust amongst our members - and we're always improving upon our members' experience.

So any opportunity we have to help you love clubs as much as us, we take!

Our latest innovation in spreading the benefits of club membership around is an-easy-to-use form hosted on our site that makes it easier for you to request we add your club onto our platform.

Just give us a few details about your university, company, or professional organisation, and we'll do the rest - and let you know once we're done! After that, you can start enjoying all the same club benefits that our existing club members love.