Company Overview

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Founded:
June 13, 2004
Founders:
Daniel Hoffer, Sebastien Giao Le Tuan
Employees:
30
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$22.6M
Categories:
Social Search, Social Media, Social Network Media, Hotels, Hospitality, Travel
Description:
Couchsurfing is a travel community connecting a network of travelers, adventure seekers, and lifelong learners to share their experiences.

Detailed Description

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Couchsurfing is the world’s most trusted travel community, connecting a global network of travelers, adventure seekers and lifelong learners dedicated to sharing their cultures, hospitality and authentic experiences.

Members of Couchsurfing use its website to coordinate contacts and home accommodation with other community members around the world. The website allows the creation of extensive profiles, and uses an optional credit card verification system, a vouching system, and personal references to increase security and trust between members. The site offers other features such as discussion groups, events and activities.

Founded in 2004, Couchsurfing connects over 6 million members in more than 100,000 cities via its website and mobile applications.

Current Team (7)

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Past Team (4)

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Products (1)

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    CouchSurfing

    CouchSurfing.com was added to CrunchBase in 2008

Investors (6)

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    Lumia Capital

    VC firm partnering with leading tech companies in under-invested emerging markets and...
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    Omidyar Network

    Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, and his wife, Pam, established Omidyar Network based on the...
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    Benchmark

    Benchmark is an early stage venture capital firm focusing in Social, Mobile, Local and Cloud...
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    Menlo Ventures

    Capital for consumer & Enterprise Tech
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    General Catalyst Partners

    General Catalyst Partners is a venture capital firm that makes early-stage and growth equity...
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    Point Nine Capital

    Early stage VC.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Mailing Address

    PO Box 7775

    ECM #86600

    San Francisco, CA 94120-7775

    USA

Competitors (1)

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Images (2)

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