Peek.com, a San Francisco, CA-based website for travelers to discover and book activities in a new destination, has launched its website with $1.4m in seed funding.
– Jack Dorsey, Twitter and Square co-founder;
– David Bonderman, TPG Capital Founding Partner;
– Eric Schmidt, Innovations Endeavours founder and Google Executive Chairman;
– Khosla Ventures; and
– SV Angel.
Co-founded by CEO Ruzwana Bashir, who previously worked at Art.sy and Gilt Groupe, and CTO Oskar Bruening, the startup aims to simplify travel plan bookings. It operates a website designed to help travelers book restaurants, museum tours and other activies in a new destination, into the travel planning process, which currently lasts over 7 hours and visits 22 different websites on average (according to the company).
Peek.com is currently hiring (https://www.peek.com/jobs).