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Triptrotting Inc

Triptrotting is a community that connects travelers with like-minded locals, one on one and through activities.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website triptrotting.com

Company Summary

Triptrotting connects travelers with locals, based on their interests and personalities, using a proprietary matching engine created with the help of Galen Buckwalter (former Chief Scientist at e-harmony). We connect people one-on-one as well as through group events and activities. Since launch of the site last year Triptrotting has expanded its user base to over 2000 cities in 150 countries. Target demographic are 18-35yo, educated travelers.

Team

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    Aigerim Shorman
    Co-Founder and Co-CEO

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    Shana Zheng
    Co-Founder and Co-CEO

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    Shawn Faison
    Technical Co-Founder

Advisors

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    Louis Dienes, TroyGould
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    NA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Idealab, Google Ventures, LaunchpadLA, 500 Startups
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    Galen Buckwatler, WI Harper, Safa Rashtchy, Eric Chen, Tabreez Verjee, Seraph Group,
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