Company Overview

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Founded:
2011
Founders:
J.R. Johnson
Headquarters:
Manhattan Beach, CA
Funding:
$1.80M
Categories:
Travel

Trippy is a web and mobile social travel tool that allows a traveler's friends to suggest and plan the trip.

Description

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Trippy is the first web and mobile app designed to let your friends plan your trip, helping you travel better. It's a friend-sourced solution solving the long-standing problem of untrustworthy and irrelevant travel content.

Trippy launched as a finalist in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011 Startup Battlefield. The company was founded by J.R. Johnson and the team that launched and grew VirtualTourist.com and OneTime.com (both bootstrapped and grown to an annual revenue of $18MM and $8MM EBITDA) until the sites were acquired by Expedia in 2008.

Trippy ties into social sites like Facebook to find your friends who know about where you're traveling to (those who have checked in, live, work, or go to school there) and who already know your personal details (like if you’re vegan, have toddlers, or a penchant for pinot). It is based on the premise that tapping into the travel experiences of your friends is far... See More

Current Team (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $1.80M

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Investors (4)

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  • 60f17e72ed66cd6d77d7f49699f2e09c

    Sequoia Capital

    Venture Capital
  • E20c779128012f5efc5f66279e632c36

    Rob Solomon

    President & Chief Executive Officer @ SideStep
  • 20e0740010dd063a306ed323780065b0

    SV Angel

    SV Angel is the micro VC firm located in Silicon Valley and founded by angel investors, Ron Conway..
  • C2028546d304343768e531d26925ad64

    True Ventures

    Founded in 2006, True Ventures is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in..

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Manhattan Beach, CA

    USA

Competitors (1)

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