Articles tagged “funding”

Startups

Optibus Raises $100 Million for Public Transport Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Public transportation planning software company Optibus spots an opportunity to help cities "build back better" as they redesign networks for buses, trains, bikes and more after the pandemic.

Optibus Raises $100 Million for Public Transport Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Hotailors Lands $24 Million to Build New Financial Products: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Hotaliors secures more cash to develop new products and carry out a rebrand, while insurance platform Faye wants to make claim processes even easier with fresh funding.

Hotailors Lands $24 Million to Build New Financial Products: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Carsharing Marketplace Getaround to Go Public in $1.2 Billion SPAC deal

Despite the SPAC market experiencing significant struggles recently, Getaround going public is a sign that some travel companies are looking beyond stock market choppiness.

Carsharing Marketplace Getaround to Go Public in $1.2 Billion SPAC deal

Startups

Sensible Weather Raises $12 Million to Hedge Against Rainy Vacations: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, a climate risk technology company has raised more cash to develop its Weather Guarantee product, while Relay plans to put more of its delivery robots into hotels.

Sensible Weather Raises $12 Million to Hedge Against Rainy Vacations: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Hotels

Hotel Startup Mint House Raises $35 Million to Target Business Travelers

Mint House reports some eye-popping performance metrics comparable to premium hotel brands. No wonder Allen Smith, the former CEO of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, has joined the startup's board.

Hotel Startup Mint House Raises $35 Million to Target Business Travelers

Airlines

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

For the longest time, especially to minority communities, becoming a pilot has been been an out-of-reach career. Today, United's Aviate Academy is taking strides to change that, defining true accessibility for everyone and along the way addressing a pilot shortage holding all of aviation back.

United’s New Pilot School Readies Its First Class for a More Inclusive Cockpit

Startups

Raus Raises $3 Million for Nature-Themed Escapes: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, Germany's Raus topped up its investment to attract more city dwellers and nature enthusiasts to its cabin getaways, while Mondee secured $20 million as it gears up to go public.

Raus Raises $3 Million for Nature-Themed Escapes: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Rapido Raises $180 Million for Bike Taxis: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, Indian online food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy is backing Rapido to help its expand its fleet, while VC firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a program called a16z START to fund, and nurture, the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Rapido Raises $180 Million for Bike Taxis: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Itilite Raises $29 Million to Streamline Expenses: Travel Startup Funding This Week

India's Itilite is riding the wave of business trips finally returning, with its eyes on the U.S. market, while in Europe Valpas has raised some money to stamp out the problem of bedbugs ruining tourists' long-awaited holidays.

Itilite Raises $29 Million to Streamline Expenses: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Groups360 Raises $35 Million for Meeting Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, travel startups Groups360 and Amenitiz announced more than $65 million in funding.

Groups360 Raises $35 Million for Meeting Planning: Travel Startup Funding This Week