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HomeAway acquires vacation rental startup travelmob, eyes Asia Pacific market

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | More »

HomeAway, Inc., a Texas-based online vacation marketplace, has acquired a controlling stake in Singapore-based travelmob Pte Ltd, which owns and operates travelmob.com, a social stay marketplace for vacation rental accommodation. The firm did not disclose financial details but said it is an all-cash...


Accel Partners joins Jungle Ventures in seed round funding of new-generation OTA Travelmob

Four-month-old online travel marketplace Travelmob, which is backed by Singapore-based early-stage VC fund Jungle Ventures, has disclosed it has another investor on board – Accel Partners. Set up in July this year, Singapore-based Travelmob is a social marketplace, aiming to link travellers (calle...

28 November, 2012 | More »


Early-stage VC fund Jungle Ventures launches $10M angel fund for Asian startups

Singapore-based early-stage VC fund Jungle Ventures has launched its new pan-Asian angel fund and raised $10 million from a slew of investors for its first closing. The investors who are a part of this fund include Asian entrepreneurs and tech executives like Jayesh Parekh (co-founder, Sony Enterta...

17 October, 2012 | More »


Three-month-old OTA Travelmob raises $1M seed funding from Jungle Ventures, others

Three-month-old travel marketplace Travelmob has raised $1 million in seed funding from Singapore-based Jungle Ventures and some private investors. Set up in July this year, Singapore-based Travelmob is a social marketplace aiming to link travellers (called guests) with people (called hosts) who off...

25 September, 2012 | More »


A new breed of OTAs bet on social, can they fly?

The OTA (online travel agency) space is one of the first few e-commerce segments in India that has witnessed successful traction-building by a ‘paid’ consumer Internet business (surely there are job portals, entertainment and e-mail service providers, but then, they didn’t build their business...

3 September, 2012 | More »