UK-based travel booking startup Duffel raises $21.5 million

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 […]

Berlin-based travel booking startup Tourlane raises $47 million

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 […]

German travel startup GetYourGuide lands €500 million from SoftBank

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 […]