A private travel club called “Club Santa Monica“, wich is based in Spain just, received a round of seed investments. According to TechCrunch the startup has 500.000 Euro. The investors are renown Spanish names like serial investor Alejandro Suarez and Alvaro Arbeloa (a football player of Real Madrid) and other seed investors out of the European travel and online space.
Club Santa Monica launched in June 2009 and was founded by Juan Dominguez and Miguel Angel Jiménez. It already has grown its user-base to 100,000 users.