Articles tagged “thayer”

Beekeeper Raises $45 Million for Online Chat for Non-Desk Hotel Workers

Beekeeper Raises $45 Million for Online Chat for Non-Desk Hotel Workers

Sean O'Neill, Skift

To understand the startup Beekeeper, think of workplace communications tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams. The service helps hourly workers without desktop computers, such as housekeepers, stay up-to-date. The fresh funding underscores a recent boom in hotel tech investment.

4 weeks ago

Thayer Ventures’ New Travel Tech Fund Will Be Cautious About Consumer Startups

Thayer Ventures’ New Travel Tech Fund Will Be Cautious About Consumer Startups

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite the recent attempts at corporate venture capital by JetBlue, Booking.com, and other big players, many travel companies prefer to invest in startups via traditional venture funds instead.

3 years ago

Vacation Rental Distributor BookingPal Attracts $5 Million in Funding

Vacation Rental Distributor BookingPal Attracts $5 Million in Funding

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The global distribution world has long offered vacation rentals to travel agents but the investments by Amadeus Ventures and former Sabre CFO Jeff Jackson in BookingPal symbolize new and more serious interest.

5 years ago