Beijing, China-based travel and expense management services provider Baoku pocketed $10 million in its Series A funding round led by China Broadband Capital (CBC) and Asiainfo-Linkage to help people reduce their travel costs by 20% to 50%.
Marseille, France-based last minute hotel booking mobile app VeryLastRoom bagged $2.1 million in a venture round led by APlusFinance and Extend & Sigma Gestion to fuel its expansion in Europe.
Brno, Czech Republic-based low-cost flights booking engine Skypicker.com secured a $500,000 investment from Touzimsky Airlines and also acquired metasearch engine WhichAirline.com for an undisclosed sum.
Student rental marketplace FlatClub raised USD1.5 million from angel investors and venture capitalists to build more transient rooms and apartments across the US and Europe.
China's mobile-based taxi booking service Kuaidadi confirmed it recently received a USD100 million investment from Alibaba, and has acquired a Shanghai-based taxi booking app called Dahuangfeng.