This week's travel startup funding news, all in one place.
Here are four companies that announced it raised funding this week and see previous roundups here.
>>Hopper raised a $16 million Series C round from new investors BDC IT Venture Fund Accomplice and Brightspark Ventures and existing investor OMERS Ventures, bringing the Boston-based startup’s total funding to $38 million.
Hopper is a mobile app using big data to predict and analyze airfares. Hopper notifies travelers when prices for their prospective flights are at their predicted lowest points. It was founded in 2007 and claims to have more than three million app downloads and 38 million notifications sent to travelers, recently adding American Airlines’ fares to the app.
>>TravelerCar raised a $5.6 million Series A round from new investor MAIF, bringing the Paris-based startup’s total funding to $6.3 million.
TravelerCar lets car owners rent their vehicles to other travelers while both parties are traveling. The service is available at eight airports, including Paris Charles de Gaulle, in France, Germany, and Switzerland. TravelCar also provides insurance and support for drivers and for all vehicles that have been rented through its system.
>>New York City-based Raden raised a $3.5 million seed round from new investors First Round Capital, Basset Investment Group, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Rachel Zoe and Silas Chou.
Raden designs smart luggage that has a weight scale and charging station, as well as a chat feature for users.
>>Poland-base ITaxi raised a $2.1 million seed round from new investor Experior Venture Fund.
ITaxi is a mobile app that lets travelers request on-demand rides in 100 cities in Poland.
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Photo credit: TravelerCar lets car owners rent their vehicles to other travelers while both parties are traveling. TravelerCar