Tripping, a San Francisco, CA-based metasearch site for vacation rentals, raised a Series A round of financing.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The round was led by Recruit Holdings‘ RGIP Fund and Quest Venture Partners, with participation from former Expedia CEO Erik Blachford, Qunar founder Fritz Demopoulos, NFL athlete Shawntae Spencer, and other investors in Europe and Silicon Valley.
The company intends to use the funds to expand into new markets and innovate its technology.
Led by CEO Jen O’Neal, Tripping is a platform for vacation homes and short-term rentals. The site offers over 1 million properties across 50,000 cities worldwide, curated from over a dozen travel rental sites including HomeAway, Booking.com, Wimdu, Interhome, HouseTrip, Flipkey and more.