Articles tagged “9flats”

Wyndham Steps Up Investment in Sharing Economy With Two New European Deals

Wyndham Steps Up Investment in Sharing Economy With Two New European Deals

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Over the last 18 months Wyndham has been supplementing its vacation rental offering with acquisitions in what we would call the alternative accommodation market. The investments in Veeve and Wimdu are just the latest indications of how seriously it is taking this segment.

1 year ago

Airbnb’s Most Well-Funded European Rival Wimdu Is Acquired by 9flats

Airbnb’s Most Well-Funded European Rival Wimdu Is Acquired by 9flats

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite the large amount of funding Wimdu received in 2011, it was never able to scale its operation on a global basis like Airbnb. The variety of laws restricting the ability of Europeans to list their homes on a roomsharing platform likely hastened its demise.

1 year ago