FlatClub is a peer-to-peer property rental company which provides medium term accommodation for stays from a few weeks to a few months.[7] FlatClub focuses on leveraging existing social, academic and professional networks to create trust.[8][9] FlatClub is a start-up company which is incorporated into the London Business School incubator program.


Based in London, FlatClub was founded in November 2010 by Nitzan Yudan and Tomer Kalish from London Business School.[10] FlatClub is part of the London Business School incubator program.[11]

As of September 2014, FlatClub has over 20,000 properties listed in more than 30 different countries worldwide.[12][13]

In May 2012, FlatClub secured Series A funding from Venture Capital and private investors.[14]

In November 2013, FlatClub secured another round of investment from venture capitalists and angel investors.[7]

In July 2014, FlatClub with the assistance of Boris Johnson[7] launched their LiveDemand [7] service, a platform for guests to seek out hosts by posting their required stays and allowing hosts to bid.[7]

In August 2014, FlatClub announced plans to double their growth within a year & to expand operations.[7]


In January 2012, FlatClub won the TechCrunch One-Sentence Pitching Competition, being ranked 1st place out of 650 start-ups globally.[7] In July 2012, FlatClub was chosen as a finalist in the Pitch80 UK Best Small Business Competition [7] and was also selected by as one of the top 100 start-up companies in the UK.[7]

In April 2013, FlatClub was the winner of the first JC Young Entrepreneur Challenge.[7]

In September 2013 FlatClub was nominated for the Association of MBAs Entrepreneurial Venture Award.[7]

Also in September 2013, FlatClub was listed in the Startups100.[8]

In July 2014 FlatClub was one of the winners of Tech City News' Elevator pitch, and received coverage on the site.[8]