China-based vacation rental service startup Tujia secured its Series B funding from GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, CDH Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners, Ctrip and HomeAway.
Seven years after starting its aggressive expansion strategy outside of its US homeland, HomeAway is axing the brand of one of its first acquisitions, Holiday-Rentals.
CouchSurfing was once a fine example of how a web brand could capture a market without feeling the need to make heady revenues and kowtow to the needs of its backers.
Consolidation in the world of private rental marketplaces as European startup 9Flats acquires North America specialist iStopover.
More significant sums of money heading into the home rental marketplace with news that UK-based OneFineStay has captured $12 million in funding.
Peer to peer rental service Airbnb is holding out for further discussion on San Francisco’s occupancy tax after the city’s Office of Treasurer clarified the regulation last month
Airbnb is starting to sweep up some of its competition around the world with confirmation that it has this week bought rival brand Crashpadder in the UK.