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Travel Venture Capital News

Hotels

The 18 Sharing Companies Going After Airbnb Internationally

$800M in funding and a rumored $13B valuation tend to attract competitors. Here are 18 international startups going after AirBnB.

The 18 Sharing Companies Going After Airbnb Internationally

Online Travel

Hotel Booking Tech Provider Avvio Raises a $5.6 Million Round

Global hotel corporations are finally embracing front-end and back-end technology is a big way, creating huge opportunities for providers on both sides of the equation.

Hotel Booking Tech Provider Avvio Raises a $5.6 Million Round

Startups

General Catalyst’s Joel Cutler on the State of Startup Innovation in Travel

Discover what type of travel startups attract venture capital funding, see where the smart money is going, and understand some of the common mistakes that startups make as they seek funding and strive to build their new businesses.

General Catalyst’s Joel Cutler on the State of Startup Innovation in Travel

Online Travel

Cheapflights Owner Momondo Group Gets $130 Million in Funding from Great Hill

Momondo Group is now controlled by Great Hill Partners, which has a track record in taking companies public. That is a possible exit strategy for Momondo Group, although with Skscanner's valuation dwarfing Momondo's, the latter still has a long way to go.

Cheapflights Owner Momondo Group Gets $130 Million in Funding from Great Hill

Online Travel

5 Top Quotes From a Venture Capital Investor in Travel Startups

5 Top Quotes From a Venture Capital Investor in Travel Startups

Online Travel

The Biggest Venture Capital Players Investing in Travel Startups

The companies being bought at high valuations aren't necessarily young bucks. And the buyers aren't dunces, either (most of the time).

The Biggest Venture Capital Players Investing in Travel Startups

Online Travel

New Trends Report: Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry

Discover what type of travel startups attract venture capital funding, see where smart money is going, and understand some of the common mistakes that startups make as they seek funding and strive to build their new businesses.

New Trends Report: Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry

Online Travel

Spottly Raises $850,000 to Build Video Travel App

Although video content is becoming more popular and easier to consume, the number of travelers that reference peer-written reviews and guides also continues to grow.

Spottly Raises $850,000 to Build Video Travel App

Online Travel

Tourism App Developer BlueBridge Raises $1 Million to Expand

Although it may be difficult to get visitors to download an app for a one-time visit, those that prove useful in the planning and navigation phases are likely to improve visitors' experience and perception of the destination.

Tourism App Developer BlueBridge Raises $1 Million to Expand

Online Travel

Night-Swapping Startup Cosmopolit Home Raises $2.6 Million to Expand in Europe, U.S.

A mix between Couchsurfing and home-swapping, Cosmopolit Home will become a better, more reliable travel resource as its user base and nightly availability expand.

Night-Swapping Startup Cosmopolit Home Raises $2.6 Million to Expand in Europe, U.S.