Startups Created in Bali at Project Getaway -

Startups Created in Bali at Project Getaway

At Livit, we are extremely dedicated to providing the highest level of support to our fellow entrepreneurs to help establish a healthy business. From administrative support to consulting – we aim to help start-ups in every way possible. Project Getaway, Livit’s very own entrepreneurial retreat, has been a safe haven for entrepreneurs from all over the world.

From Denmark to Singapore, over 150 participants have come together to share their knowledge and experience with one another as well as wanting to create new and exciting ventures. Whether it was by the pool or on top of Mount Batur, countless ideas have been formed here in Bali, with more than 20 coming to fruition. We are honoured to share with you some of the start-ups that were birthed and nurtured here at Livit.

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Founded by Henrik Zillmer and Nicolas Michaelsen;

Attended Project Getaway in 2012 and 2013

Henrik and his partner Nicolas found that air passengers more often than not don’t know their rights and thus end up losing tons of money each year. Airhelp was founded to fight this problem. Airhelp educates passengers of their rights and helps passengers secure compensation for their delayed, cancelled, or overbooked flights. Their ultimate goal is to make getting compensation as easy as possible. They do this by looking at data and using cutting-edge technology (such as investing in AI) to keep them ahead in the game.

Airhelp has received rave reviews since its conception. They have an overall rating of 9.2/10 which is taken from over 21000 reviews and it has been featured in major publications such as the Wall Street Journal. They also now have 700 employees working for them in less than 6 years!

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Founded by Andrea Loubier;

Attended Project Getaway in 2012

The swiss army knife of communication, Mailbird is the ultimate email and social media account integration platform. With a seamlessly designed interface, managing your accounts from a unified mailbox has never been easier.

With staff that is open-minded and creative, it is no surprise that Mailbird provides multiple features from being able to customise your inbox with various colour schemes, to speed reading emails in a matter of seconds.
Having remote workers from all over the world, it is no surprise that Mailbird offers multi-language and 24/7 support to their customers. Mailbird also provides an extremely affordable plan that is catered towards both individuals and businesses. Dedicated to protecting their clients, Mailbird has a secure checkout system that is powered by powered by Norton, ensuring no scams take place. Furthermore, having a money back guarantee, along with fantastic customer care, has allowed them to attract and retain over a million customers around the globe. The company’s success has allowed it to be covered by leading outlets such as the BBC, SoftwareHow and CNBC.  


Founded by Nick Martin and Tobias Strebitzer

Attended Project Getaway 2012

Unimpressed with the overpriced options present for publishing an online magazine, CEO Nick Martin decided to take matters into his own hands. Thus, Magloft was born.

Magloft is a digital publishing platform that provides pre-designed but easily customisable solutions for publishing an online magazine. Targeted towards indie and self-publishers, Magloft takes care of all technical requirements as well as providing all professional features such as being able to conduct comprehensive analytics.

Above all, Magloft is dedicated to providing their customers with the utmost satisfaction: their transparent, all-inclusive payment plan has a 30-day money back guarantee if the customer is unhappy. That attention to detail and customer service has attracted professional publishers and larger organisations, such as Yahoo!, to use Magloft’s stellar services.

Even with a permanent office at the Livit Hub in Bali, half of Magloft’s employees work remotely. Stand-ups are held every day in order to form and maintain a bond with remote employees. Furthermore, with the establishment of honest communication as the most important facet of Magloft’s culture, there is no stone left unturned during company meetings which allows Magloft to operate at maximum efficiency.

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Founded by Mads and Stefan;

Attended Project Getaway in 2010

Founded at the original Project Getaway, Vilondo is a marketplace that allows you to choose your perfect luxury villa in your chosen location. Along with helping you find the perfect place to stay, Vilondo also connects you to travel guides that help you choose activities that you feel are right for you! Through Vilondo, you can be rest assured that you’re getting the best price possible as you’re allowed to compare and contrast prices of the villas of your choice! Vilondo has grown over the years and now has a team comprised over individuals from several countries such as Indonesia, Australia, and India. Although the company has now been sold, Project Getaway is still immensely proud of its success.

Founded by Michael Bodekaer

Officially founded in 2012, Labster is a technology start-up that uses virtual reality to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists. Collaborating from Denmark, USA, Indonesia and other multiple countries, it is a global effort to develop fully immersive 3D lab simulations to capture the student’s attention and give them a real-life lab experience at only a fraction of the cost, with no time or safety constraints.

Labster is a technology start-up that uses virtual reality to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists. Collaborating from Denmark, USA, Indonesia and other multiple countries, it is a global effort to develop fully immersive 3D lab simulations to capture the student’s attention and give them a real-life lab experience at only a fraction of the cost, with no time or safety constraints.

Labster’s cutting edge technology and their determination to be leading contributors in the world of tech, has led to partnerships with leading tech giants such as Google. This determination that is so embedded in company culture, has deeply impressed investors, which led to receiving a $10M USD grant for research and education.

Labster is immensely proud of the success it has achieved.

Studies have shown that students learn twice as much using VR from Labster and that there is no difference in performance despite having practiced in a virtual lab. Labster’s dedication to creating a collaborative and motivational working environment, along with the success they have achieved, has led to them partnering with top universities such as MIT and Harvard.

Founded by Flavia Feliz;

Attended Project Getaway in 2016

The ultimate Brazilian getaway is here!

Flowie is a Brazilian immersion program that is run exclusively for USC students who are currently studying Masters of Social Entrepreneurship (MSSE). Flowie was founded to not only educate the world about the wonders of Brazil but also to foster everyone’s consciousness about increasing global interdependence. To give everyone the full Brazilian experience, the program takes place in three cities: Fortaleza, Sao Paulo, and Curitiba. The program’s cost includes everything that is needed to ensure that the best possible experience is provided such as English-speaking guides accompanying them throughout the trip.

Lavinia Iosub

Managing Partner at Livit, #futureofwork enthusiast
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