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Silvercar is the airport car rental experience reimagined for you, the connected business traveler. They put the power back in your hands, enabling you to bypass lines, avoid complexity and frustration, and drive away in a world-class car at a great price. Every time.
Their mission is to remake the airport car rental business. They are a team of innovators with exceptional experience from the worlds of automotive, travel, web and mobile technologies. They are passionate in their desire to reinvent the car rental experience from reservation to return. They are committed to delivering the industrys most innovative products, the most professional concierge service, and the finest fleet of cars anywhere. They believe you deserve the best airport car rental experience possible and their promise is to deliver this every time you choose Silvercar.
Luke, CEO, is leading the Silvercar team in defining a new car rental experience for the technology-enabled traveler. Prior to joining Silvercar in early 2012, Schneider served as CTO of Zipcar, Inc., the worlds largest car-sharing company. He came to Zipcar by way of Flexcar, the United States first car-sharing company (acquired by Zipcar), where he served as CTO and VP of Strategy.
Schneider conceived and drove development of new products, including the award-winning Zipcar iPhone app, which Schneider debuted during a keynote presentation at Apples 2009 Worldwide Developer Conference. Schneider began his career at Ford Motor Company in 1992 and also served as SVP, Operations for Verticalnet, Inc., where he led post-merger integration efforts and product development for the software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider.
Thomas Ball joined Austin Ventures in 2005 and serves as General Partner. Tom’s investment focus is on early-stage information technology companies, with a primary focus on Internet, software, and technology-enabled business and consumer services. Before joining AV, Tom was an entrepreneur who founded a number of successful companies, including Openfield Technologies, which merged with Razorgator Interactive Group, where Tom was CEO, and eCoupons, where he was also CEO until the sale of the company to Lifeminders (NASDAQ: LFMN).
He received his MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BS in Finance from the University of Florida. Tom is also an active participant in the Austin community where he serves on the Boards of Directors for the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas and the Busby Foundation, which provides support for families of persons afflicted with ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease).
Bill Diffenderffer is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Silvercar, an airport car rental startup.
VP Finance at Silvercar
Co-Founder at Silvercar