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About us

Handiscover.com is the first community based Holiday accommodation-booking website dedicated to people with Physical disabilities. At the core of Handiscover lies a unique classification system, which allows users to select accommodations based on their level of physical disability.

The team

Sebastien Archambeaud

Founder / CEO

An entrepreneur who holds an MSc in Engineering from UTC in France. He has worked in FMCG at such international companies as L’Oréal where he was European Marketing Director, and Unilever where he was Business... Manager and Marketing Director. He is the former CEO of MrBid, now known as Tradera (eBay Sweden). Having a son whose muscular disease requires that he use a wheelchair, Sébastien is familiar with the logistical concerns that travellers with mobility issues face when trying to find suitable accommodations. Sébastien started Handiscover to address these particular challenges.

Bo Ekelund

Chairman / Senior Advisor

Holds a BA and MBA from Lund University in Sweden and is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School. A management consultant since 2006, Bo has worked with Ericsson, where he held several executive positions as....

Richard Mazaret

Board Member / Advisor

Holds a BBA from IEMI in Paris. He is CEO International Operations for NRJ Group, which is Europe’s leading music radio station. Richard is also a Board Member for Offerta.ca and Board member of Handiscover Ltd. Having a family member being a wheelchair user he really cares about accessibility issues.

Jakob Wendle

Marketing Master

Holds a BA from Stockholm University and an MBA from Hawaii’i Pacific University. He is CEO of DigitalResurs, a social media network dedicated to the employment of professionals with physical disabilities. With strong...

Prince Siflah Talhaoui

Art Director / CEO Unborn Creations

Prince is an talented Art Director and Hyper Island graduate that has managed to win "Company of the Year" in the 2014 Swedish Young Entrepreneurship competition.

Lukas Mattsson

Lead developer

Leading the development team. Skilled in object oriented php, MySQL, JavaScript, css3, ajax, html5, Wordpress and TYPO3.

Jeff Flindt

Senior Photographer

Jeff is a former Senior Photographer for Surfing Magazine. Now, he provides us with fantastic pictures from his travel around the world.

 

Handiscover

Presentation film

An entrepreneur who holds an MSc in Engineering from UTC in France. He has worked in FMCG at such international companies as L’Oréal where he was European Marketing Director, and Unilever where he was Business Manager and Marketing Director. He is the former CEO of MrBid, now known as Tradera (eBay Sweden). Having a son whose muscular disease requires that he use a wheelchair, Sébastien is familiar with the logistical concerns that travellers with mobility issues face when trying to find suitable accommodations. Sébastien started Handiscover to address these particular challenges.

Our network

Pelle Sköldbäck

Winner of ”Svensk Hjälte 2012” (Swedish Hero 2012) for his work with children with physical disabilities within his “ALLA KAN” (Everybody Can) company, Pelle has been a fantastic supporter and advisor to Handiscover from the beginning. See allakan.se. Pelle is a regular wheelchair user.

Björn Persson

As founder of a mentoring program for children with disabilities, Björn is an accessibility ambassador and a great inspiration for the Team. Jakob is an electric wheelchair user.

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Hyper Island

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CrowdCube

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InpactHub

Impact Hub Stockholm is a coworking space, and launch pad for purpose-driven ventures that create more value than they capture. It's your home away from home.

Unborn Creations

Unborn Creations: A digital agency specializing in High Quality web design and e-marketing, also Company of the Year in the 2014 Swedish Young Entrepreneurship competition, and with a passion for Impact & Social projects. Visit their site for more information