Upgrade Pack, an app that provides exclusive flight and hotel upgrades as part of a loyalty-based membership, has announced a new investment of £1.3 million, bringing total funds raised since the startup’s launch a year ago to £3.4 million. The recent financing round was led by a British investment firm Havisham Group, with the capital […]
Barcelona-based disruptor in the business travel sector has raised an extra $60 million as an extension to its Series C. The investment, bringing the total funding of Travelperk’s latest round to $104 million, will go forward new product additions and the company’s further European expansion. Before TravelPerk entered the scene of business travel, there was […]
London-founded travel booking startup Duffel has landed $21.5 million in a funding round from Benchmark, Blossom Capital, and Index Ventures. An interesting detail about the company, which has raised more than $25 million so far, is that it’s yet to make its product publicly available. Duffel, which was part of Y Combinator’s cohort in the […]
This interview special episode includes two conversations recorded at EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona with Guido Magrin of TeiaCare, and Avi Meir from TravelPerk. Enjoy!
German travel startup Tourlane has landed $47 million in a funding round led by Sequoia and Spark Capital, with participation from DN Capital and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. As it usually happens, the startup plans to use the funding to expand internationally, hire more people, and further develop its product. Founded in 2016, Tourlane is a […]
In a second major funding deal within one week, the Japanese behemoth SoftBank has just poured $500 million in Berlin-based travel startup GetYourGuide. The deal values the startup at €1.6 billion, according to a report by Deutsche Startups. GetYourGuide has told TechCrunch, however, that the report is “inaccurate” without offering a further explanation. SoftBank hasn’t […]
C Teleport, a Dutch online travel agency that uses AI to enable companies in the maritime industry to book flight tickets, has raised 1.2 million euros from Mainport Innovation Fund II. Mainport Innovation Fund II, or MIF II, was founded in 2015 by Schiphol, KLM, TU Delft, NS and Port of Amsterdam, together with fund […]