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Articles tagged “funding”

Short-Term Rentals

Placemakr Raises $90 Million for Next-Gen Lodging Including Hotel Pop-Ups

What performs better financially than a hotel, on average? A hybrid model of lodging that mixes short-term and long-term stays, according to Placemakr. Is the startup genius? Or is it trying to do too much?

Placemakr Raises $90 Million for Next-Gen Lodging Including Hotel Pop-Ups

Startups

Kevin Costner’s Road Trip Venture Gets Fresh Funds: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Actor Kevin Costner's travel startup, HearHere, is looking to seize on the rise in road trips. In other news, we've rarely seen a travel startup raise so much capital within a year of launching as Selfbook has for its hotel payments software.

Kevin Costner’s Road Trip Venture Gets Fresh Funds: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Virdee Raises Millions for Automated Hotel Check-in: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, travel startups announced more than $15 million in seed rounds of funding. Names included Virdee, MyPlace, The Host Co., and Cruisewatch.

Virdee Raises Millions for Automated Hotel Check-in: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Canary Raises $15 Million for Hotel Digitization: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, seven travel startups collectively announced raising more than $78 million in funding. as venture investors such as Thayer, Fuse, Wind Ventures, and Euroventures bet on the sector's long-term growth.

Canary Raises $15 Million for Hotel Digitization: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Evolve Raises $100 Million for Vacation Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, travel startups announced more than $690 million in debt and equity investment, including capital support for vacation rental players AvantStay, Evolve, and Plum Guide.

Evolve Raises $100 Million for Vacation Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Short-Term Rentals

AvantStay Creates a $500 Million Fund for Investing in Short-Term Rentals

Nothing underscores how mainstream vacation rentals have become as seeing institutional investors get in on the action.

AvantStay Creates a $500 Million Fund for Investing in Short-Term Rentals

Startups

Numa Raises $45 Million for Hotel Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

This week, seven travel startups collectively announced more than $75 million in funding. Names included Numa, which runs hotels and makes software for hotels, and Locomote, an Australian travel management company.

Numa Raises $45 Million for Hotel Tech: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Startups

Headout Raises $30 Million for Experiences: Travel Startup Funding This Week

If the pandemic fades in being disruptive, expect the experiences sector to draw a lot of investor interest.

Headout Raises $30 Million for Experiences: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Hopper Plans to Stay Private for Now With $5 Billion Valuation

Hopper has been making a go of things with varied degrees of success for 15 years and the company is now finding its stride. Being a private company has its allures, but you can bet that Hopper executives would jump at the right deal. Who wouldn't?

Hopper Plans to Stay Private for Now With $5 Billion Valuation

Startups

Monos Raises $10 Million for Luggage: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Travel startups that recently raised money include Monos, a Canadian luggage maker, and Anyplace, a brand that offers furnished housing designed for remote workers and that's backed by investor Jason Calacanis.

Monos Raises $10 Million for Luggage: Travel Startup Funding This Week