|Seed, 12/2011 |
Plug & Play Ventures
TravelTipz.ru - Russia’s biggest social travel site. Launched in Apr’11 and has 650K+ reviews now, bigger than local competitors (Tophotels et) and global competitor (TripAdvisor).
TravelTipz.ru connects you with friends to make planning and sharing your travels easier. Founded by Tetyana Hrekh (Harvard, Deloitte), Murad Sofizade (IPNet, Finam, Harvard, YGL) and Nataliya Anon (Lohika, Svitla Systems, Stanford), TravelTipz is based in Moscow, Russia and backed by Russian and international VCs and angel investors. TravelTipz leverages social data to make users’ travel planning easier. More than 65% of reviews are written by “social” users, which makes them much more relevant.