- Acquired by StudentUniverse on November 15, 2013
- Funding Received
- $1.3 Million in 3 Rounds from 8 Investors
- New York, NY
- WeHostels is a mobile app for young travellers to find and book accommodation, discover events, and connect with other travellers.
- Alexander Torrenegra, Diego Saez-Gil
- Startups, Marketplaces, E-Commerce, Social Media, Mobile, Travel
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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WeHostels offers a great way to find a hostel in numerous cities around the world.
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