Articles tagged “sequoia capital”

Skyscanner’s First Venture Funding Since 2007 Came After Priceline Took A Look

Skyscanner’s First Venture Funding Since 2007 Came After Priceline Took A Look

Dennis Schaal, Skift

With Skyscanner's new funding and ample cash, the company sees itself as an acquirer over the next few months. Skyscanner believes a few modest acquisitions, increased marketing, and continued organic growth should do the trick. There won't be any quick, easy answers as this looks like a strategy for the long haul.

3 years ago

Sequoia Capital Invests Big in Skyscanner and Values It At $800 Million

Sequoia Capital Invests Big in Skyscanner and Values It At $800 Million

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Sequoia Capital's investment in Skyscanner is the latest huge endorsement of travel metasearch. But could a pivot toward hotels and a possible rebranding that goes beyond airfares be in Skyscanner's future?

5 years ago