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Websitecouchsurfing.org
Blogcouchsurfing.org/...
Twitter@couchsurfing
CategoryTravel
Emailmedia@couchsurfin...
Employees30
Founded6/2004
DescriptionSocial Travel Community

Offices

Mailing Address
PO Box 7775
ECM #86600
San Francisco, CA, 94120-7775
USA

People

Co-Founder
Co-Founder, President
Inspirer
Member, Board of Directors
DevOps Engineer
Interim CEO

Funding

TOTAL $22.6M
FUNDING TOTAL $22.6M
Venture Round, 8/2011
Benchmark
Omidyar Network
Point Nine Capital
$7.6M
Series B, 8/2012
General Catalyst Partners
Menlo Ventures
Benchmark
Omidyar Network
Lumia Capital
$15M

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Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is the world’s most trusted travel community, connecting a global network of travelers, adventure seekers and lifelong learners dedicated to sharing their cultures, hospitality and authentic experiences.

Members of Couchsurfing use its website to coordinate contacts and home accommodation with other community members around the world. The website allows the creation of extensive profiles, and uses an optional credit card verification system, a vouching system, and personal references to increase security and trust between members. The site offers other features such as discussion groups, events and activities.

Founded in 2004, Couchsurfing connects over 6 million members in more than 100,000 cities via its website and mobile applications.

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Couchsurfing screenshot
Above: Couchsurfing Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 4/2/09
Couchsurfing screenshot
Above: Couchsurfing Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 11/21/12

Products

CouchSurfing.com

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Compete

Couchsurfing

Sources

  1. CouchSurfing Raises $7.6 M; Will Users Cry “Sell Out”? (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. CouchSurfing Raises $15 Million Series B From General Catalyst Partners, Menlo Ventures, Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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