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About Hello Scout

Hello Scout offers a text message and app-based concierge that personalizes in-destination services for hotel guests. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California. Hello Scout was acquired by Luxico.

Headquarters Location

550 Central Avenue Apartment B

San Francisco, California, 94117,

United States



Expert Collections containing Hello Scout

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Hello Scout is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Travel Technology (Travel Tech).


Travel Technology (Travel Tech)

2,715 items

The travel tech collection includes companies offering tech-enabled services and products for tourists and travel players (hotels, airlines, airports, cruises, etc.). It excludes financial services and micro-mobility solutions.

Latest Hello Scout News

Luxico acquires technology startup Hello Scout

Aug 24, 2017

by Esther Hertzfeld | Aug 24, 2017 10:25am Hello Scout was founded to help travelers discover more personalized and unique local activities via text message and iOS apps. Luxico , an Australian provider of luxury family homes, has acquired Hello Scout , a personalization and text messaging technology for hotels. The terms of the deal are undisclosed and Luxico plans to start using the technology immediately. Hello Scout was founded by David Temple and Matt Sperling in 2014 to help travelers discover more personalized and unique local activities via text message and iOS apps. Luxico will use the award-winning technology to create efficiency and agility for its teams of local experts who currently provide high-touch, white-glove service for their rental properties. "Hello Scout is a great fit for us,” Luxico Managing Director Alex Ormerod said in a statement. "We are highly focused on using technology to deliver best-in-class service in a variety of locations. By further enabling our concierges to deliver timely and high-touch service, Hello Scout's technology accelerates our growth and allows us to expand to even more markets." Read more on

Hello Scout Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Hello Scout founded?

    Hello Scout was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Hello Scout's headquarters?

    Hello Scout's headquarters is located at 550 Central Avenue, San Francisco.

  • What is Hello Scout's latest funding round?

    Hello Scout's latest funding round is Incubator/Accelerator.

  • Who are the investors of Hello Scout?

    Investors of Hello Scout include Plug and Play Accelerator, Luxico, Tom McInerney, Slow Ventures, Social Starts and 6 more.



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