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French Last-Minute Hotel Booking App Raises $2.1 Million

Excerpt from TechCrunch

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VeryLastRoom is one of the last European apps modeled after HotelTonight that’s still independent. It’s unique feature of decreasing room rates throughout the day will help it maintain a user base as HotelTonight builds its European network.

— Samantha Shankman

French last-minute hotel app VeryLastRoom just raised $2.1 million (€1.5 million). The app is very reminiscent of its American competitor, Hotel Tonight. VC APlusFinance, Extend and Sigma Gestion invested in this round.

Previously, the company had raised $550,000 from business angels (€400,000). It is one of the last standing European Hotel Tonight competitor with Hot Hotels as Blink was acquired by Groupon and JustBook was acquired by SecretEscapes.

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