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.


Leavy.co $14 million seed round
Leavy completes $14M seed round, launches travel app for millennials
By Steven Lerner | November 27, 2019
Funding will be used to develop a mobile app that rewards members for renting out their homes while... Read More
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VIDEO: Exosonic - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Exosonic - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2019
Exosonic is bringing supersonic transport back by muting the sonic boom. ... Read More
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VIDEO: Beachy - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Beachy - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2019
This software solution integrates beach, pool and F&B operations, increasing revenue and delivering an... Read More
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VIDEO: Airalo - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Airalo - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2019
Get pain-free travel and stay connected without changing SIM cards or renting a Wi-Fi device.... Read More
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VIDEO: 30SecondsToFly - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: 30SecondsToFly - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 26, 2019
Claire, the AI partner for large TMCs, offers traveler-centric conversational commerce for higher... Read More
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Cover Genius adds $10M in Series B for growth in the U.K., U.S. and Asia
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2019
Cover Genius, an insurance technology specialist, is plotting growth after landing $10 million in... Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Groupdesk
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Groupdesk streamlines the booking and payments processes so that travelers can easily service... Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2020: AirGateway
Hot 25 Startups 2020: AirGateway
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
AirGateway is enabling travel agents to seamlessly adopt the NDC standard while saving development... Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2020: Bacarai
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Bacarai
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Bacarai has developed a digital marketplace for group airfare, which enables airlines to manage the... Read More
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Hot 25 Startups 2020: Coast Autonomous
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Coast Autonomous
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Coast Autonomous is bringing low-speed driverless shuttle vehicles to different campuses, cities and... 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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