- Austin, TX
- HomeAway offers a platform in which travelers can browse and book vacation homes, and rental owners can advertise and manage bookings.
- Carl Shepherd, Brian Sharples, Brian Sharples
- Tourism, Advertising, Travel
HomeAway, Inc. based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing over one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online. The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com and VacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com in France; HomeAway.es and Toprural.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil; HomeAway.com.au and Stayz.com.au in Australia; and Bookabach.co.nz in New Zealand. Asia Pacific short-term rental site, travelmob.com, is also owned by HomeAway.
HomeAway also operates BedandBreakfast.com, the most comprehensive global site for finding bed-and-breakfast properties, providing travelers with another source for unique lodging alternatives to chain hotels.
Funding Rounds (5) - $495.5MUpdate
|American Capital||Series B (Lead)||-|
|Austin Ventures||Series A|
|GV||Secondary Market (Lead)||-|
|IVP (Institutional Venture Partners)||Series B (Lead)|
|TCV||Series E (Lead)|
|Trident Capital||Series B (Lead)||-|
|Oct 7, 2015||Dwellable||Unknown|
|Mar 5, 2014||Glad to Have You||$16.8M (terms undisclosed)|
|Dec 4, 2013||Stayz||$198M in Cash|
|Jul 17, 2013||travelmob||Cash|
|May 11, 2011||Second Porch||$3M (terms undisclosed)|
|Apr 4, 2011||Realholidays.com.au||Cash|
|Oct 20, 2010||Escapia||Unknown|
|Oct 5, 2010||Instant Software||Unknown|
|Mar 4, 2010||BedandBreakfast.com||Unknown|
|Feb 4, 2009||Homelidays||Unknown|
Current Team (17)Update
|Sep 25, 2016||This is Money - Holiday rental firm Owners Direct faces fury from customers after adding a £299 'hidden fee' to bills|
|Aug 2, 2016||PRWeb Sitemap - DocuSign for Confluence Released to Atlassian Marketplace|
|Jul 28, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Expedia stock drops 10 percent despite beating Wall Street profit estimates|
|Jul 27, 2016||Seattle PI - Should you tip the Uber driver? Here's what to give them|
|Jul 22, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - SurveyMonkey hires former HomeAway COO Tom Hale as president|
|Jul 18, 2016||Press Telegram - Airbnb to collect and pay hotel taxes for its L.A. hosts|
|Jul 18, 2016||PRWeb Sitemap - YapStone Appoints Arjun Thusu as Chief Security Officer|
|Jul 14, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Elizabeth Warren wants the government to study whether Airbnb puts people 'at risk'|
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