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wegogo.com

Stage

Seed | Alive

Total Raised

$1.32M

Last Raised

$950K | 4 yrs ago

About WEGOGO

WEGOGO (我走走) is a social discovery AI travel platform for sophisticated travellers to connect directly with local hosts who offer aspirational and transformational travel - immersive, perspective-changing experiences that bring one closer towards self-actualization. Local hosts usually run small travel businesses and often have limited access to technology or sales channels. With just the use of mobile phones, WEGOGO lets them level the playing field to be found by others, and facilitate journeys of self-discovery by the travelers.

WEGOGO Headquarters Location

Hongchun Building, Suite 701 3213 Hong Mei Road

Shanghai, Shanghai,

China

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Latest WEGOGO News

Chinese travel portal WEGOGO raises $958k in pre-Series A round

May 8, 2018

Chinese travel portal WEGOGO raises $958k in pre-Series A round Photo: Pixabay May 8, 2018 WEGOGO , a travel platform aimed for Chinese travellers, has raised S$1.28 million (over $958,000) in a pre-Series A investment joined by Kathleen Tan, president of  AirAsia China, and ITM Capital , the company announced on May 7. With this investment, the travel portal has raised a total of $2.78 million to date. The strategic investment will provide a “proven expertise and access to more travel participants” who will change the world of travel, said Wong Toon King, managing partner of FarSight Capital, lead investor and chairman of WEGOGO. “The market potential for the tours and activities segment alone is the third largest in the world, and will be worth $129 billion in the next two years,” said King. WEGOGO also announced the launch of initial coin offering of its WeGold Tavel Tokens to fund “Fair-Share Travel Ecosystem” project based on the blockchain technology. With the launch of WeGold travel tokens, WEGOGO seeks to create a currency to transact on the travel ecosystem and platform as well as fund future travel projects. WEGOGO is also offering its “PathFinder Model” for international students and travel industry professionals. “Having been in the travel business across North, South East Asia and specifically China, I have personally experienced the growth and transformation of these markets. I have seen first-hand how travellers’ habits and tastes have evolved from offline to online,” said Tan, who will bring her extensive experience of the travel market in China as well as Asia to the team of WEGOGO. Tan has led AirAsia’s growth in China and grew the fleet of Malaysia’s largest airline from 17 to 143 between 2004 and 2013. Prior to returning to the role as the current president of AirAsia in China, Tan worked as the CEO of AirAsia Expedia for two years. ITM Capital is headed by Andrew Chua, who also owns and runs the largest hospitality and tourism educational programmes through East Asia Institute of Management (EASB) and Tourism Management Institute of Singapore (TMIS), the training arm of National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS). Also Read:

  • Where is WEGOGO's headquarters?

    WEGOGO's headquarters is located at Hongchun Building, Suite 701, Shanghai.

  • What is WEGOGO's latest funding round?

    WEGOGO's latest funding round is Seed.

  • How much did WEGOGO raise?

    WEGOGO raised a total of $1.32M.

  • Who are the investors of WEGOGO?

    Investors of WEGOGO include Kathleen Tan, ITM Capital and Wong Toon King.

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