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Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

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Professional social network LinkedIn is announcing the addition of a new board member today. Skip Battle, former CEO of Ask.com, is joining the company’s board of directors, joining founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, current CEO Jeff Weiner, Greylock’s David Sze, and Sequoia’s Marc Kvamme. Both Sequoia and Greylock have led...
Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

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Russian travel site Onetwotrip is stowing away another $16 million in investment. OneTwoTrip is an online airline ticket booking site where users can search for flights, see offers, look at ratings, and select the flight that is right for them. It is like a Russian version of sites like Kayak,...
Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

Expedia - South Africa: Fly from $1301 Roundtrip

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Expedia - South Africa: Fly from $1301 Roundtrip

Glassdoor raises $20 million, tops 14 million registered users

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Glassdoor, which compiles compensation data on tens of thousands of companies, is getting its very own payday. The Sausalito, California-based company, led by former Expedia executive Robert Hohman and backed by Zillow co-founder Rich Barton, today is announcing $20 million in new funding from DAG Ventures; Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures...
Glassdoor raises $20 million, tops 14 million registered users
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SquareTrade Hires Former Expedia Exec Michael Adler as CFO

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San Francisco-based SquareTrade, which offers protection plans on consumer electronics, has added two new executives to its management team. Michael Adler has joined the company as CFO, having previously held the same role at Expedia for almost six years until leaving late last year. Dina Furash will become SVP of...
SquareTrade Hires Former Expedia Exec Michael Adler as CFO

Priceline's Booking.com Enters Last-Minute Deals Race

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Priceline released a new mobile phone app today under its Booking.com subsidiary to offer last-minute hotel deals at up to 50 percent off. The online travel agency’s app, called Booking.com Tonight, is only the latest to tap into the market of procrastinating travelers who begin looking for accommodations only after...
Priceline's Booking.com Enters Last-Minute Deals Race

Zillow makes another buy, gobbles up NYC's Buyfolio

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Zillow has made another acquisition, purchasing the online home shopping platform Buyfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Buyfolio’s service allows home shoppers to share listings with specified collaborators — perhaps a family member, spouse or real estate agent. It also allows those collaborators to discuss the listings, eliminating...
Zillow makes another buy, gobbles up NYC's Buyfolio

Expedia sees room nights rocket 24% year-over-year

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That hotel room you booked in Cabo may have just helped pay for office space in Bellevue. Expedia has released its financial results for the first quarter of 2012. And perhaps in an indication of how the broader travel industry is recovering from the depths of the recession, the Bellevue-based company...
Expedia sees room nights rocket 24% year-over-year
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Yes, You Can Build a Web Company in India. Here’s How.

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Silicon Valley and India have a cozy relationship, but a big question has resulted in friction, failed companies and millions in losses: When will the Internet catch on in India in a big way? A few companies have done well and a few more are coming up, slowly but surely....
Yes, You Can Build a Web Company in India. Here’s How.

Travel Data Startup Duetto Raises $2.1M From Trinity, Marc Benioff, Many More

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Duetto, a startup bringing a “big data” approach to the travel industry, has just raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The company hasn’t launched yet, but co-founder and CEO Patrick Bosworth says the goal is to build applications around customer demand data from large travel companies. It’s starting out by...
Travel Data Startup Duetto Raises $2.1M From Trinity, Marc Benioff, Many More

Expedia expands mobile app to include 200-plus airlines, 140,000 hotels

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While it was Priceline making headlines last week with its acquisition of Kayak, Bellevue-based Expedia has gone behind the scenes and revamped its mobile app to include flights and mobile-only travel deals for hotels. Launching today, the update is available on both iPhone and Android devices. The team at...
Expedia expands mobile app to include 200-plus airlines, 140,000 hotels

Kayak Partners With Trip Advisor To Integrate 60 Million Travel Reviews Into Hotel Search

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Kayak is boosting its hotel search today with the integration of hotel reviews from Trip Advisor into search results. Via an agreement with the reviews giant, Kayak will be integrating all all TripAdvisor reviews into the Kayak Hotel Search. Simply put, when you search for a hotel on Kayak, all...
Kayak Partners With Trip Advisor To Integrate 60 Million Travel Reviews Into Hotel Search

Expedia - Asia awaits: Hotels from $45, Flight + Hotel from $1055

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Expedia - Asia awaits: Hotels from $45, Flight + Hotel from $1055
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Startup vet Tony Wright thinks big with Tomo, a mobile app to aid ‘on-the-ground’ travelers

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Tony Wright Over the years, Seattle entrepreneur Tony Wright has learned a few things about what he likes and doesn’t like about startup companies. And what it boils down to is something he terms “give-a-fuckness” — or in other (more PG) words something that really matters. “I get excited by...
Startup vet Tony Wright thinks big with Tomo, a mobile app to aid ‘on-the-ground’ travelers

Skyscanner expects expansion takeoff

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Flight search site hopes to expand tenfold in the next three or four years and has not ruled out a stock market flotationSkyscanner, the flight search site, has doubled its revenues in the last year and is planning an aggressive recruitment drive in its home base in Edinburgh, its chief...
Skyscanner expects expansion takeoff

"There is a major new marketing war going on between Priceline and Expedia, and Google is the..."

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"There is a major new marketing war going on between Priceline and Expedia, and Google is the beneficiary." - Mark Mahaney, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, speaking to Bloomberg. The crazy stat: Based on his estimate, Priceline spent about $1.14 billion with Google in 2012, accounting for 2.6 percent...
"There is a major new marketing war going on between Priceline and Expedia, and Google is the..."

TripIt Owner Concur Backs Personalized Travel Search Engine Room 77

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Travel and expense management company Concur revealed in its earnings today that it made an undisclosed investment in Room 77, a comprehensive and personalized search engine and review site focused exclusively on finding and booking hotel rooms. Room 77, which officially launched in public beta in February, has collected and...
TripIt Owner Concur Backs Personalized Travel Search Engine Room 77

Google, Apple top LinkedIn's list of most sought-after employers

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Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, salesforce.com and Expedia are also the top companies on the list. [Read more]...
Google, Apple top LinkedIn's list of most sought-after employers
Hey, cheapskates: FlightTrack now has a free app

Marc Andreessen says Wall Street hates tech stocks: What do you think?

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Marc Andreessen (Photo via Wikipedia) Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is making headlines today for comments he made at a tech conference hosted by The New York Times in which he said that some technology stocks are undervalued. The Netscape founder noted that the values of some tech companies, like Google,...
Marc Andreessen says Wall Street hates tech stocks: What do you think?

Ex-Expedia CEO wants to make the world laugh with new iPhone app Dinamundo

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Erik Blachford helped build Expedia into one of the world’s largest online travel agencies, helping people from distant lands connect with one another. Now, the former CEO is looking to bring people together with a different approach: humor. Blachford just launched a new iPhone app called Dinamundo, which he said...
Ex-Expedia CEO wants to make the world laugh with new iPhone app Dinamundo

One of the founding fathers of Seattle venture capital honored

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OVP’s Chad Waite Chad Waite has been an important fixture in the Seattle venture capital community for 25 years, joining OVP Venture Partners well before the region boasted tech giants with names like Amazon.com, Expedia and F5 Networks. To many in the industry, Waite is one of the founding fathers...
One of the founding fathers of Seattle venture capital honored

Stray Boots turns city tours into games, raises $2 million to expand its app to new cities

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Stray Boots, a New York-based startup that recently graduated from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator with the goal of transforming the city tours market, has announced a $2 million Series A funding round led by Milestone Venture Partners. The company had previously raised $400,000. The startup, which first launched in 2009 as Urban Games, tells TNW that...
Stray Boots turns city tours into games, raises $2 million to expand its app to new cities
Google, Apple, & Microsoft top LinkedIn's list of most desirable employers

Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel

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Everyone enjoys a little VIP status now and then, especially while on vacation. But when we head out for sunnier spaces, we also crave a bargain deal on a hotel room that's not next to the ice machine. Enter Want Me Get Me, a new hotel booking site that treats...
Want Me Get Me Gets You The VIP Treatment In Any Hotel
Expedia leads $30M investment in hotel search startup Room 77
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