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Tours & activities startup SideTour raises $2.5 million new funding

Excerpt from PandoDaily

Mar 25, 2013 12:07 pm

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This is a tough sector to raise funding in, so kudos on that, and long term, SideTour’s corporate/B2B business will likely be the driver of the company’s revenues and future.

— Rafat Ali

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New York-based experiences/tours startup SideTour has raised a new round of funding worth $2.5 million from existing investors RRE Ventures and Foundry Capital…[it] launched in June 2011 to offer curated one-of-a-kind local experiences through an online marketplace…raised an initial $1.5 million Series A round.

SideTour has expanded over the last year to Chicago, Washington DC, and Philadelphia…the company last year launched a corporate events product called SideTour for Companies.

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