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.


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Transportation platform Bolt raises €100M to add new products, markets
By Mitra Sorrells | May 26, 2020
European transportation platform Bolt has raised €100 million on a $1.9 billion valuation.... Read More
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LuggageHero crowd-sources €409,000 in funding, plots bag-storage expansion
LuggageHero crowd-sources €409,000 in funding, plots bag-storage expansion
By Jill Menze | May 19, 2020
The Copenhagen-based startup - one of PhocusWire’s Hot 25 Startups for 2019 - reached its goal of... Read More
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Travel startups look to find new stars among the industry-wide layoffs
Travel startups look to find new stars among the industry-wide layoffs
By Linda Fox | May 18, 2020
The headlines are full of layoffs, furloughs and hiring freezes across the travel and hospitality... Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Amir Amidi and Lio Chen of Plug And Play
VIDEO: New Reality With... Amir Amidi and Lio Chen of Plug And Play
By PhocusWire | May 15, 2020
The next guests on the New Reality With... series are Amir Amidi and Lio Chen, managing... Read More
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Travel startups on pent-up demand and opportunities in the "new normal"
By Linda Fox | May 15, 2020
Travel startups provide views on the shape of the recovery from the coronavirus outbreak and what's to... Read More
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Startup Troop Travel sees momentum as COVID-19 changes meeting planning strategy
By Mitra Sorrells | May 15, 2020
Startup Troop Travel is seeing increased interest and adding new features to help planners factor... Read More
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Q&A: Thayer Ventures’ Chris Hemmeter on its new $80M fund, opportunities for travel startups
By Mitra Sorrells | May 13, 2020
The venture capital firm is now looking to make six to eight additional investments in travel and... Read More
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Travel startup accelerator seeks ideas to help promote Russian tourism
By Linda Fox | May 11, 2020
Entrepreneur and cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky is behind the initiative. He says that while it... Read More
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Accessible travel startup Handiscover secures €1.6M in grant funding
By Mitra Sorrells | May 11, 2020
Handiscover will use the funding to develop its online travel agency, which currently lists 35,000... Read More
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Futurestay announces $2.4M venture round, plans for "runway into 2022"
By Mitra Sorrells | May 6, 2020
Short-term vacation rental technology provider Futurestay has raised $2.4 million in a venture round.... Read More
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March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More
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