Articles tagged “funding”

Business Travel

Concur Co-Founder Is Back With Biz Travel Startup Spotnana

Second seasons often disappoint, but Steve Singh's comeback bodes well for blue-chip corporations. Singh is a business travel icon, and his ideas and energy may rev up the metabolism of travel managers, whether or not they buy into his new startup Spotnana.

Concur Co-Founder Is Back With Biz Travel Startup Spotnana

Airlines

All-Star Investors Katzenberg, Thiel, and Tosi Take Stake in Travel Startup Flyr

The WestCap Group has led a $150 million round in Flyr, a startup that helps travel companies boost their revenue. "Mogul management" appears to be the new "revenue management."

All-Star Investors Katzenberg, Thiel, and Tosi Take Stake in Travel Startup Flyr

Online Travel

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

SiteMinder minimized the pandemic's hit to revenue by selling new tools to help hotels with payments and digital marketing. No wonder Fidelity International wanted to invest ahead of the startup's likely initial public offering in 2022.

SiteMinder Gets Backing From Financial Giant Fidelity Ahead of Hotel Software IPO

Online Travel

H2O Hospitality Raises $30 Million for Lodging Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

H2O Hospitality is a Korean startup that gained traction in Japan and now plans to offer its hotel and vacation rental management services in other markets. If you can make it in Osaka, you can make it anywhere.

H2O Hospitality Raises $30 Million for Lodging Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Investor Actus to Inject Capital Into This Australian Luxury Online Travel Agency

Luxury Escapes, an e-commerce travel deals business, plans to raise as much as $70 million (A$100 million). Makes sense. Travel companies with capital in hand may be best-prepared for the pandemic rebound.

Investor Actus to Inject Capital Into This Australian Luxury Online Travel Agency

Online Travel

Angel Host Raises $5 Million for Vacation Rental Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Travel startups Angel Host, Thatch, Wanderlog, YouTravel, Margin Fuel, Zo World, and others have raised capital this week. Continued innovation is a bright spot as the travel sector heads into the last quarter of the year.

Angel Host Raises $5 Million for Vacation Rental Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Plentywaka Raises $1.2 Million for African Mobility: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, Nigeria's Plentywaka, India's Oyo, and South Korea's GuideLive announced more than $7 million in funding collectively.

Plentywaka Raises $1.2 Million for African Mobility: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Breeze Airways Raises $200 Million: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Travel startups raised more than $390 million in funding this week for concepts such as launching a budget airline, enabling influencers to sell trips, and making it easier to book European campsites, Korean hotels, and Saudi short-term rentals.

Breeze Airways Raises $200 Million: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Online Travel Hopper’s Metamorphosis From Flight Selling to Fintech

Travel startup Hopper has raised $175 million in additional investment, underscoring the potential of its financial services products and offering an interesting case study in new appetites in travel for fintech. It seems very much in the cards that the company will go public by, say, 2022.

Online Travel Hopper’s Metamorphosis From Flight Selling to Fintech

Online Travel

TravelLocal Raises $3 Million in Play on Tailored Trips: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week TravelLocal and Trip.me raised funding for using digital tools to make travel agents more efficient, XOKind raised for its travel booking app Una, and MyBeezBox raised to help hospitality companies with online cross-sells.

TravelLocal Raises $3 Million in Play on Tailored Trips: Travel Startup Funding This Week