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Acquired byStudentUniverse
Date11/2013

General Information

Websitewehostels.com
Blogblog.wehostels.com
Twitter@WeHostels
CategoryTravel
Emailsupport@wehostels...
Employees12
Founded11/2011
DescriptionYouth travel mobile agency

Offices

New York
902 Broadway 4th
New York City, NY, 10010
USA

People

Co-founder & CEO
COO
CTO
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Funding

TOTAL $1.27M
FUNDING TOTAL $1.27M
Seed, 9/2011
NXTP Labs
$25k
Seed, 9/2011
Start-Up Chile
$40k
Seed, 3/2012
Ventech
Quotidian Ventures
CAP Ventures
TA Venture
Torrenegra Labs
$1.2M

Competitors

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WeHostels

WeHostels is an award-winning mobile travel agency for the youth segment. Through its mobile apps travelers can book affordable accommodations (hotels & hostels) in more than 800 cities and discover events (concerts and festivals) around the world. Entrepreneur Magazine awarded the company among the “100 Brilliant Companies of the Year” and PhocusWright as the “Most Innovative Travel Startup of the Year”. The company has been featured in The New York Times, BBC, NBC and Forbes Magazine. WeHostels was founded in 2011 by a group of friends from three different counties with the mission of uniting the world’s youth through travel. The company is headquartered in New York and has operations in Latin America. Investors include TA Ventures, Ventech, CAP Ventures and Quotidian Ventures.

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Videos

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WeHostels Video

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WeHostels Video

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Screenshots

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Above: WeHostels for iPhone 1
Uploaded: 1/25/13
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Products

WeHostels iPhone App

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Sources

  1. StudentUniverse Buys Hostel Booking App WeHostels to Improve on Mobile (skift.com) [edit]
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  4. Social Travel: InBed.me, An Airbnb For Hostel Hoppers, Picks Up A $1.2M Seed Round (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. WeHostels awarded "Most Innovative Startup" (wehostels.com) [edit]
    Entrepreneur Magazine "100 Brilliant Companies of the Year" (entrepreneur.com) [edit]
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