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Travora

A Flagship Portal: The “CNET” meets "Bleacher Report" of Travel and A Flagship App: “Stocks” meets “Weather” of Travel

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website travora.com

Company Summary

Travora Media monetizes a unique and exclusive online audience of 30 million worldwide travel-style consumers and 1.5 billion mobile app page views consumed by commuters and people on the go. Travora represents some of the most established and respected brands in travel like Fodor's and Rand McNally as well as the majority of emerging, cutting edge and trendy brands and multi-platform offerings like HopStop, Trippy and Fotopedia.

Team

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    Nan-Kirsten Forte
    Chief Executive Officer & Editor-in-Chief

    Nan joined Travora as CEO in September 2011 after 13 years of ground breaking success leading Consumer Services at WebMD. Most recently she was Executive Vice President, Brand Development and Chief Innovation Officer, and before that, Executive Vice President, Consumer Services, and an officer of WebMD Health Corp.
    Nan helped establish WebMD as the #1 health information brand and one of the most trusted overall brands in America. She was instrum

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    Dominic Butera
    Chief Financial Officer

    Dominic joined Travora as Chief Financial Officer in September 2010, bringing nearly 25 years of senior financial leadership experience from a wide range of industries including online advertising, search, e-commerce, publishing, gaming, and financial services. Prior to Travora, Dominic was CFO at IAC's largest segment, Search & Media, which includes operating Ask.com,
    Dictionary.com, Evite, IAC Advertising Solutions, Ask Sponsored Listings, and

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    Josh Steinitz
    Chief Revenue Officer & EVP, Business Development

    Josh left the management consulting ranks to follow his passion for travel and entrepreneurship by joining Away.com. He soon found himself touching many pieces of the business, from marketing to sales and business development, and helped build Away into the web’s largest travel publisher, a top brand in the adventure travel space, and a successful media business. After an acquisition by Orbitz, Josh held a leadership role in media sales and busin

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    Peter Panas
    Vice President, Product

    Peter joined Travora in March of 2010 as Vice President of Product Development. He has developed award-winning products for leading Internet companies, such as Priceline.com, Amazon.com, and Fox Interactive Media, and is now focused on creating the leading consumer travel website in the world: Travora.com

    Peter earned a bachelor's degree in computer science, summa cum laude, from Minnesota State University and an MBA from the Anderson School o

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    David Sorenson
    SVP, Audience & Content Marketing

    David joined Travora with over 20 years’ experience in product marketing, SEO, and web user experience. Early in his career he worked in customer service at Xerox Corporation, spent a year in Australia working in marketing for Ansell International, and marketing at Canon Business Machines. From there he moved into the Personal Computer industry working as product manager for Advanced Logic Research (ALR). While with ALR he launched a multitude of

Advisors

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    Lowenstein Sandler PC
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Rho Ventures
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    Starvest Partners
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    Village Ventures, Austin Ventures, Tenaya Capital
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