Ep. 004: Rohan Gilkes Unplugged

Rohan Gilkes is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder/CEO of Innclusive, a platform that allows you to rent unique, local accommodations on any budget, anywhere in the world. Rohan also serves as a thought leader in customer acquisition and local intermediation, bringing seekers and providers of local services together using technology. He serves on the advisory board of a number of local startups and has developed and presented business case studies for Catholic University MBA program and Northwestern. He has been featured in the Washington Post, Mixergy, USA Today, and Forbes.

On this episode of Black Tech Unplugged you will discover:

  • Find out what Innclusive is and how it’s business model is different than its competitors (AirBnB)
  • Learn how to build a great team
  • Learn the best ways to attract media attention
  • Learn how to pivot quickly
  • Receive tips to network online successfully

And much more!

Helpful links from the episode:

Rohan’s Viral AirBNB post: https://medium.com/stay-woke/i-read-about-this-phenomenon-of-black-people-being-rejected-on-airbnb-f36dd3ab0375

#AirBNBWhileBlack: https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q=%23airbnbwhileblack

Harvard AirBNB Case Study: http://www.benedelman.org/publications/airbnb-guest-discrimination-2016-09-16.pdf

Innclusive’s Win at SXSW: http://www.ebony.com/career-finance/sxsw-ebony-urbancreatives-winner

Innclusive Podcast: https://vimeo.com/215656494

Connect with Rohan and the Innclusive team:

Website: Innclusive.com

Twitter: twitter.com/Innclusive

Instagram: instagram.com/Innclusive

Facebook: facebook.com/Innclusive

Facebook Group: facebook.com/TravelWithInnclusive

Email: Rohan@innclusive.com

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