Investments


BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
By Kevin May | September 9, 2020
The activity platform enlisted the financial support of Intermedia Vermögensverwaltung, Müller Medien, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), business angel Robert Kabs and another business angel with the... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Iomob - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: Iomob - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 4, 2020
Iomob is building the Internet of Mobility (IoM): Enabling users of any IOM-connected app to discover, route, book and pay for any IOM-connected mobility device (public, private, shared, autonomous). Read More
Interview | Technology
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sean Seton-Rogers
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the Covid-19 crisis. Next up: PROfounders Capital' Sean... Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
VIDEO: New Reality With... Rohit Talwar of Fast Future
By PhocusWire | August 17, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Rohit Talwar, CEO at Fast Future, one of the world's leading organizations looking at the fields of futures and foresight. Read More
News | Technology
Boosting customer experience comes ahead of providing pandemic information to travelers
Boosting customer experience comes ahead of providing pandemic information to travelers
By Kevin May | August 17, 2020
Big data and analytics also scored the highest among the 11 technology-related options for brands, both in terms of previous impact and most likely to affect the business between now and 2025. Read More
News | Technology
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Flight Centre buys business travel management platform WhereTo
By Mitra Sorrells | August 5, 2020
WhereTo uses artificial intelligence to recommend trip options that are within the company’s travel policy, meet the traveler's preferences and minimize costs. Read More
News | Technology
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Spotta nets $1.2M to bring its hotel pest control tech to new markets
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2020
Spotta has raised a seed round to put towards expansion and the launch of new services. Read More
News | Startups
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Gett raises $100M to grow B2B corporate travel business ahead of possible IPO
By Mitra Sorrells | July 21, 2020
Gett says it is now fully funded and plans to expand its ground transportation platform globally. Read More
News | Distribution
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Beekeeper adds $10M to its Series B to fuel growth and product development
By Linda Fox | July 15, 2020
The extra investment brings the total for the round to $60 million, following the original injection and a $5 million top-up in February. Read More
News | Startups
Mystifly lands $3.3M to further develop airline retailing platform
Mystifly lands $3.3M to further develop airline retailing platform
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2020
Mystifly gets further investment for its airline retailing technology from Recruit Co. Read More
News | Distribution
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TravelPerk acquires Albatross to boost risk-management capability
By Linda Fox | July 9, 2020
TravelPerk is rounding out its duty of care functionality through its acquisition of Albatross, although the startup will continue to operate as a standalone unit and sell its services to other... Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 32 - Ben Baldanza of Spirit Airlines
How I Got Here, episode 32 - Ben Baldanza of Spirit Airlines
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2020
Ben Baldanza is credited with transforming Spirit Airlines into an ultra-low-cost carrier and creating many of the strategies that its rivals have since copied. He talks to PhocusWire's Kevin May and... Read More
Interview | Distribution
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
VIDEO: New Reality With... Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford of Narrative Fund
By PhocusWire | July 3, 2020
The next guests on the New Reality With... series are Jamie Wong and Erik Blachford, partners at Narrative Fund, a U.S.-based early stage investment fund in consumer technology companies. Read More
News | Startups
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Sounding Off: Risky startup investments now have a new risk attached
By PhocusWire | June 26, 2020
Startups have to contend with surviving the crisis, but they must also climb a hill in terms of the viability of their product or service for the long term and in the "new normal." Read More
Interview | Startups
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Startups, investors see opportunities and challenges as travel industry struggles with COVID, diversity issues
By Mitra Sorrells | June 26, 2020
During Phocuswright's Battleground: The Americas event, a panel of startup founders and investors shared their experiences dealing with the COVID-19 crises and their thoughts about the future. Read More
News | Startups
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