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MOBILE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Mobile Software & Services / Travel
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Founded Year

2014

Stage

Series C | Alive

Total Raised

$27.74M

Last Raised

$12M | 11 days ago

Mosaic Score

+180 points in the past 30 days

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About Headout

Headout is an on-demand mobile marketplace that helps travelers discover & book tours, activities, events & local experiences.

Headout Headquarter Location

1501 Broadway 12th Floor, Suite 12036

New York, New York, 10036,

United States

347-947-2174

Latest Headout News

Travel experiences marketplace Headout lands US$12m in funding for expansion

Sep 13, 2021

Travel experiences marketplace Headout lands US$12m in funding for expansion HEADOUT has raised US$12 million in Series B financing round to expand its geographical reach and reach EBITDA profitability. The Series B round was led by Glade Brook Capital , with participation from existing investors Version One Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, FJ Labs, 500 Startups, Haystack and Ludlow Ventures. New investors inthe latest financing include Espresso Capital and Practical VC. Focus is on expansion to aid travel recovery: Varun Khona. Headquartered in New York, Headout was founded in 2014 by Varun Khona (CEO), Suren Sultania (COO) and Vikram Jit Singh (CTO). The web and mobile-based activities platform allows travellers to discover and book tour packages. According to Headout, it has seen 800% growth since January this year with the gradual recovery in travel “by doubling down on domestic and local travel demand, which used to be a minority segment pre-pandemic.” It has also has turned EBITDA profitable in July of the same year. The company plans to use the fresh funds to expand to 300 new cities from its current 30, hire an additional 150 employees, as well as in product development “The world is an incredibly boring place withouttravel and real-life experiences. Covid has only made us more relentless on ourmission to inspire people to experience the world out there,” said VarunKhona. “With this round and our profitability milestone, all ourfocus is on expansion and long-term investments to aid travel recovery.” Added Linda Guo, partner at Glade Brook Capital: “Given the low online penetration for travel experiences, we see a significant opportunity for Headout to digitise the sector, particularly into the post-Covid recovery period.” • Images credit: Headout

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Expert Collections containing Headout

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Headout is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Travel Technology (Travel Tech).

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Travel Technology (Travel Tech)

2,059 items

The travel tech collection includes companies offering tech-enabled services and products for tourists and travel players (hotels, airlines, airports, cruises, etc.). It excludes financial services and micro-mobility solutions.

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A16Z Marketplace 100 (2021)

100 items

The a16z Marketplace 100 is a ranking of the largest consumer-facing marketplace startups and private companies created by venture firm, Andreessen Horowitz.

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