Overview

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Acquisitions
5 Acquisitions
Total Equity Funding
$197.19M in 3 Rounds from 7 Investors
Headquarters:
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of
Description:
Skyscanner, a global travel search website that provides a free flight search service as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire.
Founders:
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Categories:
Internet, Service Industry, Travel, Transportation
Website:
http://skyscanner.com
Social:

Company Details

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Founded:
May 16, 2003
Contact:
441312525354
Employees:
501 - 1k | 15 in Crunchbase

Skyscanner is a global travel search website that provides a free flight search service as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire. The website enables its users to access price lists related to its categories. It also provides its users with the ability to receive price lists by entering information such as destinations, dates, and number of personnel.

Skyscanner carries out its operation in a number of languages. It employs more than 50 different nationalities from its global offices in the Edinburgh, Singapore, Beijing, Shenzhen, Miami, Barcelona, Glasgow, London, Sofia, and Budapest. The website was launched in 2003 by Gareth Williams, Barry Smith, and Bonamy Grimes.

Funding Rounds (3) - $197.19M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jan, 2016$192M / Venture5
Oct, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture$800M1
Nov, 2007£2.5M / Series A1

Acquisitions (5)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Oct 22, 2014Unknown
Oct 22, 2014Unknown
Jun 25, 2014Unknown
Sep 5, 2013Unknown
Jan 1, 2011Unknown

Current Team (15)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (2)

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  • Global travel search site and apps offering unbiased, comprehensive flight search as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire
  • Skyscanner for Business provides tools to power the travel Internet, through out suite of API and White Labels.

Competitors (3)

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  • Gogobot's mission is to help people discover places to stay, eat, and play.
  • Jetcost is a metasearch engine specialized in travel. Its flight search engine compares real-time thousands of flights from online travel
  • Trabber Software is a search engine that allows its users to compare the results of the main travel booking websites.

Offices/Locations (6)

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  • Barcelona

    Torre NN, Calle Tarragona, 157, 4a Planta

    Barcelona, 08014

    ESP

  • Miami

    1395 Brickell Avenue

    Miami, FL 33131

    USA

  • Glasgow

    155 St Vincent Street

    Glasgow, G2 5NW

    GBR

  • Singapore

    Unit 08-01, Robinson Point

    Singapore, 068911

    SGP

  • Headquarters

    Quartermile One

    15 Lauriston Place

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City of EH3 9EN

    United Kingdom

  • Beijing

    Room 1201, Tower W2 Oriental Plaza

    No.1 East Chang’an Avenue, Dongcheng District

    Beijing, 100738

    CHN

Past Event Appearances (3)

Images (1)

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