Trip4real is here to stay! The fast-growing Barcelona collcons startup has officially locked its second million euro investment, this time in a €1.4 million round led by Emprendetur (€1.2M) and ENISA (€250K). Their first investment round of €1,000,000 was led by Caixa Capital Risc and Kibo Ventures closed in June 2014. The expanding company, famous for their unique online booking platform that connects local specialists with holidaymakers globally, will now focus on accelerating their growth to innovate the P2P travel industry.
Trip4real offers local residents, such as chefs or tour guides, a platform to design, list and retail their excursions to international tourists. Benefitting from the partnership with Expedia this past March, Trip4real is now able to use the capital to enter new markets and launch new features. Most recently, new experiences in Edinburgh, Dublin, and Amsterdam have been added to their website.
“I’m thrilled to receive this investment from the Spanish government. This proves that we’re on the right track and that people are excited about this new way of travelling like a local,” said founder Gloria Molins. “The next year is all about international expansion and product development, so expect to see Berlin, Prague and Istanbul up next.”
Barcinno has been chronicling Trip4real’s growth since their inception in 2013. We’ve tracked their adventures in San Francisco, their award winning participation in the first ever Fest-UP, and now as one of the amazing Barcelona startups to be featured on Barcinno Channels. We are so excited and proud to watch this team grow and bring their innovative travel platform to new cities and destinations around the world. Keep rocking guys!