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Airbnb management startup GuestReady secures €700k in funding to support its global expansion

GuestReady is a global short-term rental management company, which provides professional services to property investors, homeowners and Airbnb hosts. Three months after launching in six countries globally, GuestReady has just announced the closing of a € 700k Angel Round. GuestReady … Continue reading

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Property rental startup Movebubble secures £1.1 million in additional funding

Movebubble, the startup finding renters a home through real-time help and insight from other renters, has announced its total investment – £2.36 million. This sum was reached after a recent funding boost of £1.1 million from private investors. The new … Continue reading

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nestpick scores $2 million in a new funding round to improve customer experience

Berlin-based long-term rental startup nestpick follows up November’s Series A investment of $11 million with additional $2 million from Target Global and b-to-v Partners to significantly improve customer experience in 2016. This investment helps conclude a landmark year for the … Continue reading

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Grenoble-based Xotelia raises €1.3M to manage home rentals on 50 platforms

Xotelia, a Grenoble-based startup, raised €1.3 million from Newfund to ease the management of home rentals across a number of platforms. The current list of partners include peer-to-peer sites (Airbnb, Housetrip, & Wimdu), as well as booking platforms (Expedia, Booking.com … Continue reading

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The Airbnb clones Wimdu and 9flats can’t compete

It’s summer, the UEFA EURO 2012 has just begun and the Olympics start next months. It must be a great time for Airbnb and other community marketplaces for people to list, discover, and book unique spaces. Nowadays, the American original Airbnb … Continue reading

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Axel Springer helps Airbnb to succeed in Germany

The Berlin based media giant Axel Springer and Airbnb have agreed on a strategic marketing partnership in Germany and a minor investment by Axel Springer. Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and … Continue reading

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9flats: T-Venture leads multi million € investment

9flats, one of the leading European providers of private short-term rentals, just announced that it has completed a major investment round led by T-Venture, the Venture Capital arm of Deutsche Telekom AG. Conrcrete financial details of this deal were not … Continue reading

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Vacation homes: Nuroa launches Migoa.com

Nuroa, a property search engine platform, has just announced the launch of Migoa.com, an international vacation homes search and reservation service. This new service of the Barcelona based startup Nuroa will provide travelers and holiday rental agents with a quality … Continue reading

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Wimdu: Airbnb clone plans policy to protect its hosts

I love it when I’m right! Only a few weeks after 9flats and Airbnb announced their host protection plans, we have just learned that Wimdu is also going to introduce such a policy (to protect property hosts) soon. The young company told the travel blog Tnooz … Continue reading

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Airbnb clone 9flats now offers a host protection plan

Probably as a reaction to the latest problems at Airbnb, 9flats.com, one of Europe’s largest platforms for private accommodation rentals, has now decided to offer their hosts worldwide protection for their properties. From this Thursday, German hosts are enabled to … Continue reading

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