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PublicNASDAQ:AWAY
Date6/2011
Raised$216M
Post IPO Valuation$3B

General Information

WebsiteHomeAway.com
Blogcommunity.homeawa...
Twitter@homeaway
CategoryTravel
Phone(512) 684-1100
Employees
Founded2/2005
DescriptionOnline vacation rental marketplace

Offices

Austin, USA
1011 W. Fifth Street
Suite 300
Austin, TX, 78703
USA

People

Founder, President and CEO
Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Board Director
CFO
COO
CPO
CTO
Chief Product Officer - we are hiring product managers and developers!
VP Customer Experience
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Acquisitions

Total$203M
Glad to Have You, 3/2014
Stayz, 12/2013 $198M
travelmob, 7/2013
Second Porch, 5/2011 $3M
Realholidays.com.au, 4/2011 $2.1M
Escapia, 10/2010
Instant Software, 10/2010
BedandBreakfast.com, 3/2010
Homelidays, 2/2009
EscapeHomes, 5/2008
OwnersDirect.co.uk, 9/2007
vacationrentals, 5/2007
VRBO, 11/2006
FeWo-direkt.de, 12/2005
TripHomes, 2/2005
Holiday-Rentals.co.uk, 2/2005
A1Vacations, 2/2005
GreatRentals.com, 2/2005
CyberRentals, 2/2005

Funding

TOTAL $505M
FUNDING TOTAL $505M
Series A, 1/2005
Austin Ventures
Redpoint Ventures
$49M
Series B, 1/2006
Institutional Venture Partners
Trident Capital
$160M
Venture Round, 10/2007
American Capital
$11.5M
Series E, 11/2008
Technology Crossover Ventures
Institutional Venture Partners
Redpoint Ventures
$250M
Venture Round, 10/2010
Google Ventures
€25M

Competitors

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HomeAway

HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, represents more than 540,000 paid vacation rental home listings throughout 120 countries, and connects homeowners and property managers with the millions of travelers seeking alternatives to hotels.

HomeAway offers an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online.

The HomeAway portfolio of sites includes HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es in Spain; and AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil. The company’s portfolio also includes HomeAwayRealEstate.com, which offers unique real estate information that highlights a vacation home’s rental income potential and destination-specific characteristics. In addition, HomeAway operates BedandBreakfast.com, a global site dedicated to finding bed-and-breakfast properties, which provides travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.

For more information about HomeAway, please visit www.HomeAway.com or http://www.rentmyvacationhome.com

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Above: Home Page
Uploaded: 3/4/10
HomeAway screenshot
Above: HomeAway.com
Uploaded: 5/27/11

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Homeaway

Sources

  1. HomeAway Raises the Bar in Vacation Rental Guest Hospitality with its Acquisition of Mobile Application Glad to Have You™ (homeaway.com) [edit]
  2. HomeAway Acquires Australian Vacation Rentals Site Stayz For $198 Million Cash (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. HomeAway Buys Singapore Startup Travelmob To Enter Asia-Pacific (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. HomeAway reports its price tag for Portland startup Second Porch (oregonlive.com) [edit]
  5. HomeAway Broadens its Reach in Australian Market with Acquisition of realholidays.com.au from REA Group (homeaway.com) [edit]
  6. HomeAway Acquires Again, Buys Escapia (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  7. HomeAway Buys Vacation Rental Management Software Company (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Texas TechPulse (texastechpulse.com) [edit]
  9. HomeAway Boosts European Listings with Acquisition of Homelidays (earthtimes.org) [edit]
  10. Holiday Apartments Portugal (paraiso-jardim.com) [edit]
  11. OwnersDirect.co.uk [edit]
  12. VacationRentals.com [edit]
  13. Vacation rental site lands $160M, buys competitor (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  14. Ferienwohnungen in Bamberg (unterkunft-ferienwohnung-bamberg.de) [edit]
  15. TripHomes.com [edit]
  16. homeaway.co.uk [edit]
  17. A1Vacations.com [edit]
  18. GreatRentals.com [edit]
  19. CyberRentals.com [edit]
  20. marketwatch.com [edit]
  21. texastechpulse.com [edit]
  22. American Capital Invests $11.5 Million in Portfolio Company HomeAway to Support Growth and Additional Add-On Acquisition (ir.americancapital.com) [edit]
  23. Vacation Rental Site Raises $250 Million (bits.blogs.nytimes.com) [edit]
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    HomeAway Ramps Towards IPO With Two Key Hires And $200 Million/Year In Revenue (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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    Vacation Home Rental Service HomeAway Files For $230 Million IPO (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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    HomeAway Prices IPO Between $24 And $27 Per Share, Now Valued At $2 Billion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    HomeAway IPO Shares Pop 39 Percent, Market Cap Reaches $3 Billion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    HomeAway offering raises $195.3M (bizjournals.com) [edit]
    HomeAway to raise $350M debt financing (bizjournals.com) [edit]
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