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Acquired byGroupon
Date9/2013

General Information

Offices

SideTour, Inc.
122 West 26th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY, 10001
USA

People

Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Lead Engineer
Investor
Engineer

Funding

TOTAL $4M
FUNDING TOTAL $4M
Seed, 7/2011
Techstars
Seed, 10/2011
RRE Ventures
Foundry Group
Matt Turck
$1.5M
Series A, 3/2013
RRE Ventures
Foundry Group
$2.5M

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SideTour

SideTour provides a community marketplace where people can discover, book, and host amazing experiences and activities. Whether it’s getting a group together to dine at a chef’s home, going backstage at a Broadway Show, or watching the sunset from a private sailboat, SideTour’s mission is to connect people with vibrant and creative hosts who want to share their talents and passion with others. The company was founded in June 2011 and is headquartered in New York City.

Recent Milestones

Videos

Above:

SideTour Introduction Video

Added: 5/24/13
Above:

Meet Misako Sassa - Japanese Cuisine Expert and SideTour Host

Added: 5/24/13

Screenshots

SideTour screenshot
Above: SideTour Homepage
Uploaded: 5/24/13
SideTour screenshot
Above: About SideTour
Uploaded: 5/24/13
SideTour screenshot
Above: SideTour Experiences
Uploaded: 5/24/13

Sources

  1. Groupon Buys SideTour To Add Local, Bespoke Activities To Its GrouponLive Events Business (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. TechCrunch Roundup: 12 Startups, 500 Investors At TechStars NYC Demo Day (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. From Graffiti Lessons To Olympic Luging: SideTour Raises $1.5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Experience marketplace SideTour raises $2.5 million in Series A-1 (pandodaily.com) [edit]
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