101 Top San Francisco Travel Companies and Startups of 2021

June 18, 2021
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This article showcases our top picks for the best San Francisco based Travel companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Travel industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top San Francisco Travel Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Airbnb

Airbnb

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Airbnb is an online community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations through mobile phones or the internet.

HotelTonight

HotelTonight

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HotelTonight is a mobile hotel booking application that allows users to find and reserve same-day hotel rooms from their smartphones.

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Aero

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Aero is an air travel company that matches air travelers with premium seats or shared charters.

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WeTravel

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WeTravel is an online payment platform that offers organizers with pre-departure tools to collect funds and organize logistics.

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Peek

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Peek is a travel activities marketplace based in San Francisco, California.

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Kasa Living

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Kasa Living is a hospitality company that offers flexible accommodations for business and leisure travelers.

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Duetto

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Duetto is hospitality’s only Revenue Strategy Platform, delivering SaaS applications that help hotels increase conversion and revenue.

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Sojern

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Sojern provides data-driven digital marketing solutions for the travel industry.

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FLYR Labs

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The Data-Driven Revenue Operating System for Airlines

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Luka (dba Replika)

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Luka is a software development company based in San Francisco, California

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Lyric

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Lyric is a tech and data-powered real estate and lifestyle hospitality company for the modern business traveler.

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Beyond (formerly Beyond Pricing)

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#1 Revenue Management Solution for Short-Term Rental Managers and Owners to Get, Grow, and Keep Revenue

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Sonder

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Sonder is a tech-driven hospitality company offering spaces built for travel and life in cities around the world.

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Grabr

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Grabr is a global peer-to-peer shopping and delivery platform.

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GetMyBoat

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GetMyBoat is the world’s largest marketplace for boat rentals, yacht charters, and on-the-water experiences.

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Akash Systems

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Akash Systems is focused on developing and supplying the next generation of communications gear for space satellites.

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WanderJaunt

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WanderJaunt offers technology-enabled property management solutions for travelers, homeowners, and accommodations from around the world.

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ZOZI

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ZOZI designs and develops a web-based bookings, payments, and customer management software for tour, activity, and event businesses.

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Couchsurfing

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Couchsurfing is a travel community connecting a network of travelers, adventure seekers, and lifelong learners to share their experiences.

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Tripping.com

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Tripping is the world’s largest metasearch site for vacation home rentals with more than 10 million rentals on site.

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MyVR

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MyVR, a Guesty company, is a cloud-based, multi-channel management platform for vacation rental businesses.

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Anyplace

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Live anyplace you want with flexible-term housing all over the world.

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Wheelhouse

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Wheelhouse helps you manage your short term rentals as professionally and efficiently as major hotels.

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Switchfly

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Switchfly is a travel-commerce and loyalty SaaS platform that enables enterprises to rapidly deploy state-of-the-art online travel services.

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EatWith

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EatWith is a community that invites people to dine in homes, connect with hosts, share stories and enjoy homemade cuisine.

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2nd Address

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2nd Address provides premium extended stays and corporate housing for business travelers.

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misterb&b

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Misterb&b is an operator of a property rental marketplace used to connect travelers and hosts in the LGBTQ community.

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Stayflexi

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Stayflexi is a Modern Operating System for Hotels and Vacation Rentals

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Mozio

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Mozio is an airport transfer search and booking engine that enables users to find the fastest means of getting to the airport.

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Wanderlog

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Wanderlog allows users to choose, organize, and map places in a Google Doc built just for travel planning.

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Beenest

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Beenest is a home sharing platform for hosts to list their homes and for guests to find accommodations.

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Little Passports

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Little Passports inspires children to learn about other countries and cultures.

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Liftopia

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Liftopia operates an online and mobile marketplace and provides a technology platform for the ski and mountain activity industry.

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FlightCar

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FlightCar inspires and enables local owners and visitors to come together to list and rent each other’s unique cars at airports nationwide.

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GlampingHub

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Glamping is a developer of an online booking platform designed to offer camping and alternative accommodations for travelers.

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Way2B1

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Way2B1 is an online platform that addresses the common challenges faced by families and family offices.

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LoungeBuddy

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LoungeBuddy is the only single resource for travelers to be able to discover, book, and access airport lounges around the world.

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WhereTo

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The AI-based smart business travel booking tool.

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Wingz

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Wingz offers peace of mind while traveling through predictable cost, confirmed availability, pre-booked, hassle-free, trusted drivers.

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Cabin

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Cabin is the first hospitality transportation company on a mission to make the most of every waking and sleeping moment.

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VacationRenter

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The best rentals from the top sites, all in one place.

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Curated

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Curated is a provider of collaborative online shopping service intended to assist shoppers with high-consideration purchases.

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Akia

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Akia is a Hotel Messaging Platform to interpret and service hotel guest needs using chat and artificial intelligence.

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Arise Travel

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Modern infrastructure for the travel industry.

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Limos.com

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Limos is an online mobile marketplace connecting passengers with limo and private car services worldwide.

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Verlocal

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Free scheduling software and marketplace for local tours and activities.

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Rizort

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Rizort is a luxury vacation marketplace that brings immersive vacation planning and booking services for travelers.

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Backpack

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Backpack is a website that connects travelers and shoppers globally.

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Farel

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Farel provides plug & play software to help regional airlines distribute their inventory and optimize their operations.

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WorldMate

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WorldMate is a mobile travel app that allows its users to organize their travel plans and get real-time flight alerts.

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GTRIIP

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GTRIIP is a document-less check-in and access platform that uses biometric sensors on smartphones to check-in faster at hotels.

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Stitch

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Stitch is the world’s leading companionship and activity site for older adults.

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ZeroDown

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ZeroDown is a real estate startup that focuses on providing an affordable homeownership solution.

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TravelJoy

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Bringing the joy back into travel planning

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woobly

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Woobly enables luxury restaurants to transform the guest dining experience, increase operational efficiency and guest retention.

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SkyLights

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SkyLights offers a cinematic VR on planes as passenger inflight entertainment.

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Vayable

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Vayable is an online marketplace enabling people to discover, buy and sell unique travel experiences, activities and extended trips.

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Bestmap

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Bestmap is an aggregator of all mobility and transportation providers in one app.

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30SecondsToFly – Claire

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A.I. Powered Travel Agency Automation

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Avian

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Avian is a marketplace connecting airlines and travel resellers to establish more dynamic and flexible sales incentives and comissions

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SpaceVR

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SpaceVR is a virtual reality (VR) experience in zero gravity floatation, delivering cinematic, virtual space, therapy and super learning.

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Assist

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The Enterprise Chatbot Platform for Messaging and Voice

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Safe Cash

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Safe Cash provides the Safe Cash Platform, which is a cryptographically-secure digital platform for exchanging digital tokens.

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PlanChat

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Make Plans Happen. Plan anything socially. Get reimbursed instantly.

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Untrodden

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Untrodden is fuel for wanderlust. An antidote to soulless travel. A place to feel awake and alive.

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Jetpac

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Jetpac is a photo app that enables users to collect photos shared by Facebook friends of places they want to visit.

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Explorest

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Explorest helps people discover and photograph the world’s greatest places via highly curated insights from today’s top travel influencers.

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Carry

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Carry plans, books, and supports corporate travel for all your employees over Slack, email, and SMS.

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Moonfish

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Moonfish provides flight deals.

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OLSET

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OLSET is a technology provider offering big data based personalization solutions for the travel and hospitality industry.

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Thatch

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Thatch is the most beautiful way to collect, curate and share the places and experiences that inspire you.

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Riya Collective

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Riya Collective is a rental platform for south asian fashion .

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Murmur

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Restaurant recommendations by people you trust.

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Traveling Spoon

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Traveling Spoon enables travelers to experience local cuisines at people’s homes around the world.

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GetGoing

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GetGoing is a tour agent for leisure travelers, providing multiple options of destinations to visit during their journey.

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Stayful

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Stayful transforms your hotel travel experience by streamlining everything from booking to check out.

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80days.me

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80days.me is the smart and effortless way to design multi-destination travel itineraries

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VaycayHero

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VaycayHero is a safest and easiest way to rent vacation homes.

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Acme Co.

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A venture capital firm that invests in early-stage consumer technology startups created by underrepresented founders across the U.S.

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Foodgroup

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Social media app exclusively for restaurants and diners.

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Airwander

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Airwander satisfies your wanderlust with free multi-day stopovers and cheap airfare | GIS creates virtually interlined flights for OTAs.

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Shred Video

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Shred Video is one-click video editing for adventure travelers and action sports athletes.

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OneRooftop

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OneRooftop creates vacation rental software that helps managers and owners simplify their lives.

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Foodily

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Foodily is a social recipe network where users can discover and share recipes.

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Orbit Fab

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Orbit Fab offers a supply of satellite propellant in Earth Orbit that expands the operational potential of new and existing space assets.

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Spot Tech

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Make connecting people and places personal

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HeyLets

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HeyLets provides a social network built around experiences.

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Loup

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Loup is where the private car experience meets public transportation.

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Regenerative Travel

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Where your vacation meets your values™

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UpOut

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We get locals out to something fun in their city.

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Hotwire

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Hotwire.com is a travel site that offers low rates on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises, and vacation packages.

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Gymsurfing

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Gymsurfing is a fitness app that lets travelers instantly book day passes to gyms nearby and work out and contract-free.

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ROOM Technology Ventures

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SaaS subscription based integrated technology and flexible inventory upgrading for the independent hotel segment.

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Fareness

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Fareness provides an online platform used to find and book flights.

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TripIt

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TripIt is a trip planner that enables its users to create a master travel itinerary and provide them with online and mobile access.

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On Air Parking

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We make it ridiculously cheap and simple to park.

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Parqay

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Parqay is a software-as-a-service platform that provides sales and marketing services for residential property management companies.

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ASAPtickets

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ASAP Tickets provides you with discount airfares, airline seat inventory, group travels, multi-city flights, one-way and round-trip tickets.

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Unboundly

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Unboundly makes international travel easier and more affordable through big data analysis and proprietary algorithms.

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SnapStays, Inc.

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Thousands of Furnished Homes for Business Travelers

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DealAngel

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DealAngel is a visual travel search & planning tool with powerful analytical elements.

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