India-based community Tripoto eyes global presenceNewsBy Martin Cowen | March 19, 2015Share This article was originally published on Tripoto, an online community for travellers, has confirmed "pre-Series A" funding and will use the cash to scale up its web, mobile and global footprint.The amount raised is undisclosed.Reports in India put the figure at c$2 million, although Tripoto co-founder Anirudh Gupta told Tnooz: "I have no idea how that number is circulating in the press. We never gave out any numbers from our end as the decision was not to disclose the disclose the details of this round. "All we can say officially is that it is a Pre-Series A round with the round size undisclosed."Share this quote Last November the site picked up $400,000 in seed funding from an impressive line-up of investors, including Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal (the founders of Snapdeal), Sachin Bhatia (one of the founders of MakeMyTrip) and Outbox Ventures among others.The latest round was led by IDG Ventures India with Outbox also involved.IDG's vice-president Karan Mohla, who will join the Tripoto board, said "Travel content and community is certainly ripe for disruption as it hasn’t seen true innovation in a few years."Tripoto claims to have one million monthly users.In October 2013 it featured as part of the Tnooz StartUp Pitch series.