Worldia, a B2B2C connected-trip company, has raised €25 million in Series B funding. Credit Mutuel Innovation, Banque des Territoires [part of Caisse des Dépôts] and FrenchFounders invested capital, along with Red River West, CapHorn and RAISE Ventures.
The Paris-based startup plans to continue its mission of “transforming the travel industry” for travel professionals and consumers, said Grégoire Pasquet, the company’s co-founder and CEO.
Having recently launched a new version of its platform, the company said it now possesses the technology “to redefine the traveler’s experience and scale its model.” Its platform currently makes it possible to build, plan and book trips to more than 80 destinations worldwide.
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“We’re ready to make our game-changing technology available on a global scale, allowing us to empower even more travel distributors with a connected trip experience,” Pasquet said.
“Our post-COVID growth has shown that we are offering what customers are expecting, making the whole travel experience seamless and enjoyable.”
Worldia said it has begun to expand into Germany, Belgium and Spain and recently launched a pilot in the United States. The company plans to make its packaging technology available to travel distributors across Europe and North America. It also intends to use the funds to hire people in research and development.
“This investment represents a landmark for our strategy to help key travel tech companies grow,” said Antoine Troesch, investment director at Banque des Territoires. “Worldia’s technology provides the leading solution for connected trips on the market.”
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