Holidu raises €40 million to expand new service for vacation rental owners

Munich-based Holidu announced €40 million of Series C funding to expand its signature software-and-service products for the vacation rental market. The round was led by Prime Ventures, with support from coparion and MairDuMont Ventures. All previous investors participated in the round, as well: EQT Ventures, Venture Stars, Senovo, and Chris Hitchen. Holidu’s first solution for […]

Davinci Travel System raises €2.1 million to take the hassle out of group travel

Davinci Travel System, a Prague-based travel startup developing a B2B platform for group hotel bookings, has announced a new funding round of €2.1 million. Czech venture capital fund Reflex Capital led the round, with additional contributions from two existing investors: Seedcamp and J&T Ventures. Davinci TS is automating group travel logistics around the world. Group reservations […]

The Reverse Pitch: Amadeus Ventures

Amadeus Ventures was founded in 2014 as the venture arm of Amadeus, a company working to shape the future of travel. Amadeus builds solutions for a wide segment of the travel industry, working with airlines and airports, hotels, railways, tour operators, search engines and travel agencies. Headquartered in Madrid, today Amadeus operates in 190+ markets […]

BlaBlaCar acquires Russian carpooling platform Beepcar

The popular French carpooling platform BlaBlaCar is acquiring the Russian startup BeepCar, a carpooling platform launched in 2017 by Mail.Ru Group. The acquisition was announced along with a partnership between the Mail.Ru Group, which is the largest internet business in Russia, and BlaBlaCar. BlaBlaCar launched in Russia in 2014 and quickly became the largest carpooling […]

Austrian travel tech startup TourRadar scores $50 million for its multi-day tour booking platform

Vienna-based travel tech startup TourRadar, an online tour booking marketplace, has just scored $50 million in Series C funding. The round was led by TCV, with participation from existing investors Cherry Ventures, Endeit Capital, Hoxton Ventures and Speedinvest. TourRadar sells multi-day tour experiences through over 600 operators across Europe, Asia, the Americas, Australia and New […]

Dutch business travel app Roadmap raises €4 million Series A

Roadmap, an Amsterdam-based business travel platform and app, has raised a Series A round of €4 million. The round was led by Newion Investments and the founders of Roadmap. Roadmap, an app that “acts as a Swiss army knife”, offers several different functionalities. The app allows businesses to arrange travel plans and transportation for their […]