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Travel-tech startup Wandertrails raises $1 mn in seed funding

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Travel-tech startup Wandertrails raises $1 mn in seed funding
Bangalore-based experiential travel startup Wandertrails Services Pvt Ltd has raised $1 million in seed investment from Earlsfield Capital, a UK-based...

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Inder Sharma: This serial entrepreneur builds businesses to sell

When Inder Sharma bought the domain Hotel.com during the Internet boom in 1996, he was very confident that this would become a big business one day. But, rather than running the site, which offered discounted hotel room reservations, he sold it to Expedia for $7 million in 2002. The reason behind se...

2 January, 2017 | More »

Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder, Yatra.com

Yatra lists on Nasdaq, to focus on smaller cities and mobile tech for growth

Online travel firm Yatra plans to sharpen its focus on smaller cities and mobile technology for expansion, as it charts out a growth strategy after listing its shares in the US following the completion of a reverse merger with Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp. Yatra Online Inc., which operates Yatra.com ...

20 December, 2016 | More »

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Yatra to list on Nasdaq today after reverse merger with US-based blank cheque firm

Online travel agency (OTA) Yatra Online Inc. on Monday said Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corp has become a partially-owned subsidiary of Yatra and the combined company’s stock is listing on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “YTRA” with effect from Monday. In July, Yatra had entered into a reverse merge...

19 December, 2016 | More »

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Yatra gears up for US listing

Yatra Online Inc., the company that runs Yatra.com, one of India’s top online travel agencies (OTAs) has got the notice of effectiveness with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as it prepares to hit the public market in the US. The notice of effectiveness is a declaration by the SEC that...

23 November, 2016 | More »

Aurvind Lama, co-founder and CEO, Travelyaari

Travelyaari raises $7 mn from BCCL, GVFL

Online bus booking platform Travelyaari has raised $7 million in its Series B round led by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd (GVFL), Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL) and other investors. The fresh capital will be used for product development as well as business growth. Travelyaari is looking to integra...

10 August, 2016 | More »

Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder, Yatra.com

We didn’t want to compromise growth by going in for M&A, says Yatra’s Dhruv Shringi

One of India’s fastest growing online travel agents and consumer travel platform Yatra Online has entered into a merger agreement with Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed special purpose acquisition firm. The deal, which values Yatra Online at $218 million, was announced on July 14...

14 July, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Trip planner Easy Roads raises angel funding

Easy Roads Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Mumbai-based startup that facilitates road trips, has raised Rs 1.3 crore ($200,000) from five angel investors in its first external round of funding, the company’s founder said. Sachin Parikh, who is also the startup’s CEO, told VCCircle the travel-tech compan...

4 May, 2016 | More »

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Consolidation in OTA space still 2-3 years away: Yatra’s Manish Amin

At a time when almost every sector in the consumer internet space is looking at consolidation, the online travel agency (OTA) segment still hasn’t seen too many mergers or acquisitions. And Yatra co-founder and CIO Manish Amin believes it will remain that way for some time. “The online trave...

25 April, 2016 | More »

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Yatra & Quikr backer Norwest raises $1.2B in new global fund

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a multi-stage venture and growth equity investment firm that invests in India out of its global fund, has raised $1.2 billion for its latest fund, it said on Wednesday. The Norwest Venture Partners XIII fund is the same size as the firm’s last two funds. The firm ha...

21 January, 2016 | More »

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