Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 6-15
Investors: Allen Duan, Njeri Kinyanjui, Ninan Chacko, Aleem Choudhry, Ellen Keszler, Andres Fabris, Paul Eaton, John Jaddou, Roshan Mendis, Carl Loredo, Andrew Medvedev
Traxo automatically detects and organizes ALL of your travel information (bookings, miles, points, and loyalty status) from 190+ sources, into a single centralized, dynamic travel dashboard -- essentially a next-gen Tripit or Mint.com for travel.
Traxo is the world’s most advanced personal travel organizer.
The free service automatically detects and aggregates travel information, including: itineraries, miles, points, and elite status, directly from over 200 different travel websites, and accepts travel confirmation emails from over 1,000 travel providers, organizing everything into a single, comprehensive travel dashboard -- essentially a next-gen Tripit or Mint.com for travel.
Traxo users become part of a smart, savvy online travel community and are rewarded with rich and informed social travel experiences. Conceived by founders Andres Fabris, Andy Chen and Richard Pendergast, Traxo’s executive team is comprised of business veterans with years of industry experience at companies such as Sabre and Travelocity.
For more information, please visit www.traxo.com.
Check out Splash NY Dec 2012 Winner, Traxo's presentation
Revenue from three sources: 1) Commissions and affiliate revenue earned from selling missing travel components ($15/member/yr), 2) Subscription fees associated with 'Traxo Pro', which will retail for $49 / year, 3-5% of members expected to upgrade ($2/mbr/yr), 3) Date licensing fees associated with the sale of Traxo structured data and co-branded portals. Ad server and targeting module in place and already generating revenue.
Traxo has invested 450+ man-months creating a sophisticated travel harvesting and trip building infrastructure. The platform is based on owned, proprietary technology that is extremely difficult to replicate. Two patents pending: 1) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRAVEL MONITORING AND NOTIFICATION, filed May 2008, and 2) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMPARATIVE TRAVEL RECORD SCORING, filed Feb 2011.