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Venture Investment Trends in Travel 2021

Venture Investment Trends in Travel 2021

March 2021

The pandemic derailed record years of venture capital in travel, resetting the industry to 2014 levels of investment. But we remain optimistic about the future of the travel industry and its ability to attract top talent, innovate technology, and incubate globally relevant startups.

Venture Investment Trends In Travel 2020

Venture Investment Trends In Travel 2020

March 2020

We are headed into a winter for travel startups. But travel won't be gone forever. And history teaches us that startups are often the first to pinpoint our industry’s new direction as we exit a crisis.

Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel

Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel

February 2019

Analyzing startups helps us understand what the future of travel holds. The latest generation of startups promises innovation across many facets of travel: hospitality, tours, airlines, business travel, and more.

Skift Research E-Book: The New Wave of Venture Capital and Startups in Travel

Skift Research E-Book: The New Wave of Venture Capital and Startups in Travel

November 2018

The travel industry, no stranger to disruption, is experiencing a new wave of venture-backed startups. These businesses are generally larger than ever before and focused on bringing new customers and products into the digital travel fold. We expect this momentum to continue and for it have an impact on executives, founders, and investors throughout the sector.

Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

Venture Investment Trends and Startup Opportunities in Travel 2018

January 2018

A record amount of venture capital was invested in travel startups in 2017 driven by unicorns, like Airbnb, emerging technologies, expansion outside of core geographies, and traction in new verticals. The industry is no stranger to disruption, but we may be seeing some of the greatest changes of the last two decades, and we expect this momentum to continue into 2018.

European Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry 2017

European Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry 2017

March 2017

Europe has traditionally been a very active player in travel. Yet lack of funding, market fragmentation and other factors have held it back from producing global corporations. Nevertheless, Europe is finally warming up to the American-style, risk big and risk early venture investment culture that has given birth to so many tech megabrands out of Silicon Valley.

Venture Investment Trends in Travel 2017

Venture Investment Trends in Travel 2017

November 2016

The very nature of investment in the travel startup space remains complicated. A lot of hype but also plenty of opportunity and big payouts for those who can bring together the right tech, the right user experience, for the right market segments. This report delves into what has worked and what investors should be paying attention to as we move into 2017.

Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry 2015

Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry 2015

October 2015

A handful of major disruptive companies in travel and hospitality are enjoying sky-high valuations as they secure late-round funding, while an ever-increasing number of newer startups are vying for investment capital as they target more specific markets. Learn about the trends that are driving venture funding in travel, and what startups need to know as they vie to secure the capital necessary for their growth.

Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry

Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry

October 2014

Discover what type of travel startups attract venture capital funding, see where smart money is going, and understand some of the common mistakes that startups make as they seek funding and strive to build new businesses.