About Hot Key Excellence

Hot Key Excellence is a revolutionary way of learning Excel by using shortcuts. You build your Excel muscle memory and play the Hot Key Excellence game. More than that, you have fun and become motivated to compete aginst other Excel enthusiasts. Hot Key Excellence targets people that have or seek for a job in finance, investment banking, accounting or consulting.

Our company was launched in 2017 and is based in New York. The Game includes the topics covered in the largest investment banks and consulting companies. The Founder of the company has provided live Excel training to the largest international companies, such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, Deloitte, BCG, McKinsey & Company and more. Therefore, the financial professionals at Fortune 500 companies can implement the Excel solution to improve their work efficiency.


Breaking the fear of learning by turning the process into a game, so you can go beyond your limits and feel accomplished.

OUR BELIEF : Anyone can be good at Excel and modelling.


  • Alex Ufimtsev
    Alex Ufimtsev Chief Technology Officer

    Using Excel a lot for my job, I was inspired to create a game, where in a fun and easy way people can learn all useful Excel hot keys and shortcuts.

  • Tatiana Horcasitas
    Tatiana Horcasitas Founder and CEO

    Working with many bankers and consultants, I know how important it is to be quick and efficient in Excel. We help people to have more free time outside of work with our venture.

  • Marina Ufimtseva
    Marina Ufimtseva Creative Director

    To make difficult things easy is the key to success and we are trying to make it happen!

  • Stan
    Stan Graphic Designer

    I found the idea very sophisticated and so inspired to be a part of a great team!

  • Cristina Moraru
    Cristina Moraru Marketing Director

    I love innovation, disruptive technology and creativity.

  • Anant Kumar
    Anant Kumar IT Director for Mobile Devices

    HKE is a great tool to develop your muscle memory, so everyone can save more time to do other things that they love.

  • Juan Luis Herrera
    Juan Luis Herrera Business Development Director

    Since I was a kid I dreamed about creating games. Hot Key Excellence is a game, it’s a learning tool, it’s real-life, it’s all combined.

  • Valensia Sumardi
    Valensia Sumardi Financial Modeling and Excel Expert

    When you mastered all the shortcuts through HKE, you not only learn new ways of working but also save time and increase productivity.

  • Arsen Oz
    Arsen Oz Product and Business Development Director

    As an Industrial Engineer and a passionate gamer ever since I could remember, I was always amazed from the implications of gamification in business environments.

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