Startups


Today, early-stage companies receive more support from investors and the industry than ever before.

Yet while the barriers to entry have never been lower, it takes a lot more than access to capital, a unique idea and the right connections to allow a new business to flourish.


Turo adds rental agencies new funding
Car-share startup Turo adds rental agencies to expand globally
By Mitra Sorrells | April 17, 2018
San Francisco-based peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace Turo is adding vehicles from independent car... Read More
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Six trends for travel startups to consider
Six trends for travel startups to consider
By Kevin May | April 16, 2018
Fifteen startups have joined the popular Welcome City Lab, part of the Paris & Co network of services... Read More
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CarTrawler Splyt ride hailing partnership
CarTrawler puts ride-hailing into airline mobile apps
By Mitra Sorrells | April 12, 2018
CarTrawler, the technology platform that powers car rentals, chauffeurs, taxis and other ground... Read More
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TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
By Kevin May | April 11, 2018
A series B round of $21 million has come to Travelperk from a group of new and existing investors in... Read More
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Uber acquires Jump Bikes
Uber targets bike-sharing with purchase of Jump Bikes
By Mitra Sorrells | April 9, 2018
Uber is expanding its ride options with the purchase of Jump Bikes, a dockless, electric bike-sharing... Read More
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Bike share startup Yellow $9M seed round
Brazilian bike-sharing startup raises $9M in seed round
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2018
Brazilian start-up Yellow has raised $9 million in seed round funding to launch the first dockless... Read More
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Venture capital investments in travel tech could hit record highs in 2018
Venture capital investments in travel tech could hit record highs in 2018
By Mitra Sorrells | March 28, 2018
Startups creating solutions to make travel more efficient, frictionless and interconnected received a... Read More
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PhocusWire launches Startup Stage for new travel businesses
By Kevin May | March 23, 2018
We are going to celebrate entering our sixth month at PhocusWire with the launch of Startup Stage.... Read More
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Tourlane $8.5M funding
Tourlane raises $8.5M to expand custom trip-planning platform
By Mitra Sorrells | March 23, 2018
Berlin-based Tourlane has secured $8.5 million to expand its service that combines the customized... Read More
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TRVL raises $3.7 million, appoints ex-Expedia exec as CEO
TRVL raises $3.7 million, appoints ex-Expedia exec as CEO
By Kevin May | March 23, 2018
A juggling of senior roles and a $3.7 million cap-raise for TRVL, the Netherlands-based hotel booking... Read More
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March 26, 2018
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March 16, 2018
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The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology... Read More
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March 12, 2018
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
(I’ll break the suspense up front – thank goodness, no)... Read More