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Triparound Raises Extra Funds, Ready to Change How People Travel

Triparound, a Greek travel-planning startup company, recently raised additional funding of $800,000 from a team of Greek and international angel investors.

Launched in March 2019, Triparound is a travel tech company that aims to change how people travel worldwide. Its mission is to bring travel planning into the future through a holistic ecosystem of products and services.

Founded by Christos Stergiou and Antonis Chalkiopoulos, the company is backed by an all-star team of angel investors across five continents and Silicon Valley.

With the new injection of $800,000, the company’s total seed capital has reached $2 million.

Triparound provides software solutions for hoteliers, travel agents and DMCs to better manage guest requests that seek local experiences and attractions, with just the touch of a button. The software offers the company’s partners the opportunity to increase their sales through the creation of integrated travel products for their customers, reduce business costs, manage their suppliers and gain in-depth business knowledge to increase their market share.

“Gaining more funding allows us to continue the development and promotion of both Triparound products,” said Antonis Chalkiopoulos, the company’s co-founder and CEO, referring to the Triparound X service for Greek and international hotels and the soon to launch Triparound Pro, a product to empower travel agencies, destination management companies and villa management companies.

Hotels that use the company’s Triparound X service include Sani Resort, Ikos Resorts, Costa Navarino, Electra Hotels & ResortsMitsis Hotels, YES! Hotels and Santikos Collection.

“We are grateful for the vote of confidence given to us by our investors, increasing our initial funding amid the pandemic. We now feel even stronger to contribute our technology solutions to the digital transformation of hoteliers and tour operators, both during the new norm we are experiencing and during the post-Covid era,” Christos Stergiou, Co-Founder and CEO of Triparound, said.

Triparound’s angel investors include CapitalG partner, Laela Sturdy; DFJ partner, Andreas Stavropoulos; and Tenaya Capital partner, Ben Boyer, among others. Its advisory board consists of Kedar Doshi (SVP of Engineering, Analytics at Salesforce) and Yannis Dosios (VP of Emerging Businesses at Twitter).

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