Mobile-first reservation service CatchThatBus wants to push into other countries in South East Asia following a new funding round to the tune of $1.5 million.
Jungle Ventures is once again leading the investment in the company after handing it an undisclosed angel round in May 2014.
Joining Jungle in the Series A announced this week will be 500 Startups, the well-known Silicon Valley shop which has previously invested in the likes of Zozi and TouristEye.
CatchThatBus CEO Viren Doshi says the new injection of capital will help grow the company in its original Malaysia and Singapore markets and also expand into new territories in region.
The company has previously forecast the intercity bus reservation market in Malaysia and Singapore alone to be in the region of $310 million a year.
It was founded in 2012 by Founded in 2012 by Doshi and chief operating officer Ashwin Jeyapalasingam, with apps now available for both Android and Apple device users.
Jungle has previously invested in Voyagin, another Asian travel startup that was bought by Japanese web giant Rakuten in July this year.
"We are looking to spend the funding primarily in investing in top talent, and marketing to bring the CatchThatBus’ experience to even more travelers.
"The growth trajectory is aggressive, and we have already begun talks investors for a larger fund-raise in the coming months."