Peek boasts that it provides a great booking experience on both desktop and mobile devices, which at this stage in the game is a must if tours and activities platforms hope to keep pace with consumer demands and behavior.
Here are two companies that announced they raised funding this week. You can see previous roundups here.
>>Peek raised a $10 million Series A round from eight investors, including existing investors Eric Schmidt, Alphabet, Inc.’s executive chairman, and Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter, bringing the San Francisco-based startup’s total funding to nearly $17 million.
A back-end bookings’ facilitator for tours and activities partners, Peek lets travelers book things to do in cities across the U.S. and Europe. Peeks also has a consumer site and lets tour operators list their offerings.
>>Mozio raised a $2.5 million venture round from investors Asset Management Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures, OSFund, Corigin Ventures, Techstars Ventures, Galvanize, Plug & Play Technology Ventures, HOWZAT Partners and the Summit Adventure Fund. This brings the San Francisco-based startup’s total funding to about $3.3 million.
Mozio is an airport transfer search and booking engine that was founded in 2011. It aggregates all local taxis, limos, public transit, shared-ride shuttles, and ride-shares to help travelers book the transport mode that best fits their needs. Mozio has partnerships with Booking.com, Hotels.com, CheapOAir.com, Skyscanner and Despegar and has more than 2,500 ride options bookable on its site. It also claims to be available at about 2,000 airports around the world.
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Photo credit: Tours and activities startup Peek raised $10 million this past week. Peek