Status
Acquired by StudentUniverse on November 15, 2013
Funding Received
$1.3 Million in 3 Rounds from 8 Investors
Founded:
November 15, 2011
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
WeHostels is a mobile app for young travellers to find and book accommodation, discover events, and connect with other travellers.
Founders:
Alexander Torrenegra, Diego Saez-Gil
Categories:
Startups, Marketplaces, E-Commerce, Social Media, Mobile, Travel
Website:
http://wehostels.com

Detailed Description

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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.

Current Team (5)

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Past Team (1)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $1.3M

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Products (1)

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    WeHostels iPhone App

    WeHostels offers a great way to find a hostel in numerous cities around the world.

Investors (8)

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    Fabrice Grinda

    Founder and CEO @ Aucland / QXL
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    Torrenegra Labs

    Torrenegra Labs is a company creating, testing, operating, and investing in internet ventures.
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    Ventech

    Early-stage Venture Capital firm
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    TA Venture

    TA Venture invests in seed and early-stage web companies.
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    Quotidian Ventures

    Angel investment firm
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    CAP Ventures

    Venture Capital & Private Equity
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    NXTP Labs

    NXTP Labs is a seed fund accelerator that invests and provides hands-on support and community to...
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    Start-Up Chile

    Start-Up Chile is a program of the Chilean government to attract high-potential entrepreneurs to...

Offices/Locations (1)

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    902 Broadway 4th

    New York, NY 10010

    USA

Competitors (3)

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    Airbnb

    Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodation...
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    Booking.com

    Booking.com is a worldwide online hotel reservations agency.
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    hostelworld.com

    hostelworld.com offers Web Reservations International, a hostel booking website that enables...

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