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Greatest Hotel App
Next Generation
  1. Derived and inspired from famous Irish Explorer Ernest Shackleton who was a pioneer with a solid dose of rebellion, known for his perseverance and relentless pursuit of unchartered territories.
  2. The only hotel app you’ll ever need. From the moment you check-in to the time you check out.
Game Changer.

“The hotel experience will never look back now it has Shackle.”

“By Endurance We Conquer”

- Ernest Shackleton
Trust & Credibility
Quality & Speed
Customer First. Always
Autonomy & Ownership
Don't be an Arsehole
Design Led
Flat Organisation

The winning team

Our team is full of industry experts and are constantly pushing the boundaries to solve the everyday challenges faced by hotels and guests alike.

We’ve been in your shoes. We’ve done the night audits. We’ve done the double shifts. We’ve been yelled at by disgruntled guests. Which is why we can say with confidence that we’ve got you covered. We understand your needs & problems and aim to solve them.

Mark Abraham | CEO & Founder

10 years in hotel industry. Founders of the Future Fellow (part of Founders Forum). Part of a global hotelier alumni. Graduate of the Shannon College of Hotel Management, worked at Sofitel & NH Hotels.

James Molloy | COO

Founding member of Bird in EMEA & APAC, launched ops, partnerships & sales.Previously led partnerships & finance for Uber in Europe.Ex - KPMG.

Misa Stojkovski | CTO

Director of Software Engineering at Getir; Senior Manager at Booking.Com(10 years).

Want to join our journey?

Do you have the endurance needed to revolutionise the hospitality industry? We’re always on the look out for top talent. Get in touch today!

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Board of Advisors

Gerald Lawless

Ex President and Group CEO of Jumeirah Group, launched Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel. Ex Chairman of World Travel & Tourism Council, current Ambassador. Board member for World Expo 2020.


Floor Bleeker

Current Group CTO at Accor, part of the Executive Committee. Former CIO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.


Brad Bao

Founder of the billion dollar micro mobility company Lime: revolutionising urban mobility, empowering people with more efficient, affordable, and sustainable transportation options.


Backed by the best of the best

Shackle is lucky enough to have some of the best investors and advisors in it’s corner, including: (Founder & CEO of, (Co-Founder of Polygon), (Co Founder and Chairman of Lime), (Former CTO of Lime and Snr Director of Engineering at Google), (First Engineer at Uber), (Former CTO of Workday), (Global Head of Strategic Finance at Uber), (Former CTO of News Corp & Technology Executive Advisor to Ennismore), (VP of Global Business at Revolut).

Want to get in on the action?

We are passionate about making ground breaking changes in an industry we love.Do you share our passion and vision? Reach out & let’s talk shop.

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