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B2B Tours and Activities Provider TrekkSoft Raises $800,000

Excerpt from TechCrunch

Feb 10, 2014 10:00 am

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The B2B space in tours and activities is getting to be a crowded field, although the market is so fragmented and offline that there are business opportunities.

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Trekksoft received additional funding for its B2B solution to bring tours and activities companies online. Picutured is a view of the Champs-de-Mars and the Montparnasse Tower from the Eiffel Tower. Guillaume Cattiaux / Flickr.com


Hot on the heels of Silicon Valley competitor Xola raising $1.8 million last week, Swiss startup TrekkSoft, which offers a SaaS for tour and activity providers, has raised $800,000 in follow-on funding, bringing the total raised to $1.6 million.

The new investment comes from the company’s original backers, including Redalpine Capital II, the Innovation Fund of Schwyzer Kantonalbank, and a group of private investors comprising Armin Meier (former CEO of Kuoni), Walter Güntensperger (CEO of Active Travel and former CEO of Hotelplan Switzerland), and Adrian Locher (founder and COO of DeinDeal.ch).

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