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Triptrotting Inc
Location: 130 West Union St, Pasadena, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2010
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 1-5
Funding history:
Short URL: vator.co/triptrotting-inc
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Triptrotting Inc

Startup/business
Pasadena, California, United States United States
http://www.triptrotting.com

Triptrotting is a personalized recommendation engine that helps travelers discover who to meet and what to do

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Company description

 

Triptrotting is a global community where travelers can find like-minded locals (aka “Triptrotters”), based on similar interests, profession and personalities. Travelers can also ask questions and find the most relevant answers about their travel destination, provided by the locals. 
MISSION
Connect people with similar interests from different corners of the world, who otherwise would have never met each other. "Connect online, create friendships offline."

 

MILESTONES
Triptrotting re-launched its site in May, 2011 with only 500 members, and by June 2011 already has thousands of users in 500+ cities across 100+ countries. 

In January 2011, Triptrotting received seed funding from Bill Gross' Idealab, leading creator and operator of technology companies.

In May 2010, Triptrotting placed 2nd at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Seed Competition on the MBA level

 


Team
  • Aigerim Duiseneyeva
    Aigerim Duiseneyeva | Team member
    Aigerim is a founder of Triptrotting, a community of like-minded travelers and locals. Prior to Triptrotting Aigerim was part of Teach For America and worked at UBS investment bank.
Investors
Sam Teller
Managing director at Launchpad LA