WayBlazer Raises $5M in Series A Funding

wayblazerWayBlazer, an Austin, Texas-based intelligent discovery platform for the travel and leisure industry, raised $5m in Series A funding.

The round was led by The Entrepreneurs’ Fund (TEF) and IBM, with participation from Gobi Partners.

The company intends to use the funds to expand the development of its catalog of travel discovery solutions, accelerate sales and speed the delivery of their solutions into the marketplace.

Founded in February 2014 by Terry Jones and Felix Laboy, WayBlazer operates a travel and hospitality inspiration, recommendation and planning platform that leverages IBM Watson and cognitive computing to allow the travel industry to deliver personalized and relevant information to consumers across major brands in hotels, cruises, travel publications and destination marketing organizations.



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