PlaceMe simplifies the rental market of big metro areas by leasing fully-furnished bedrooms at an all-inclusive flat monthly rent with flexible lease terms. PlaceMe ensures high occupancy rates through partnerships with universities and employers. Over 80% of PlaceMe tenants are international newcomers and appreciate the no-haggle, no-hassle lease options.

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Management Team

CEO, Co-founder

Clara Arroyave

Clara co-founded GoTrotter as CMO in 2014. She then acted as GM for RentHop Boston (Y Combinator ‘12). While at GoTrotter and RentHop, Clara formed key relationships with stakeholders necessary to scale PlaceMe in Boston such as brokers, university leaders, business executives and building developers. Clara also has experience as a radio DJ host and boxes as a hobby.

CFO, Co-founder

Francisco Marriott

Francisco graduated from ESPOL (in his native Guayaquil, Ecuador), where he majored in Economics. He worked as an economic researcher and adjunct professor of economics before obtaining an MA in Economics from BU and MBA in Finance from Brandeis. He has over 10 years of experience in financial analysis and M&A at EY, Wellington Management and CVS.