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Acquired by9flats
Date8/2012

General Information

Offices

Toronto, CAN
119 Spadina Rd
Suite 502
Toronto, M5V 2L1, CAN

People

CEO & Co-Founder
Vice President, Technology
Vice President, Marketing
Executive Chairman

Acquisitions

Vacapedia, 7/2011

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iStopOver

iStopOver is an online peer-to-peer travel marketplace for short-term direct rental of excess capacity in homes. iStopOver caters specifically to direct rental of space from one person to another.

Guests (Travelers) use iStopOver to find accommodation in someone’s home as an alternative to paying high hotel rates. Usually priced well below average hotel rooms it gives you the opportunity to “live like a local”.

The site ensures that all communication takes place between the Host and the Guest online adding a huge trust factor to all parties. The site also has a secure online payment system, user profiles and reviews section.

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Above: iStopOver
Uploaded: 8/15/11
iStopOver screenshot
Above: iStopOver Home Page
Uploaded: 12/18/11
iStopOver screenshot
Above: iStopOver Listing
Uploaded: 12/18/11

Sources

  1. 9flats Acquires iStopOver To Put The Heat On Airbnb, Doubles Its Rentals Capacity (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. iStopOver Acquires Vacation Rentals Site Vacapedia (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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