Pollen Raises $150M in Series C Funding


Pollen, a Los Angeles, CA and London, UK-based travel & entertainment technology company, raised $150M in Series C funding.

The round was led by Kindred, Lansdowne Partners, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Molton Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to scale its number of curated travel experiences and expand its global reach among the communities it serves.

Founded in 2014 by brothers Callum and Liam Negus-Fancey, Pollen provides solutions to build, curate, and deliver travel and entertainment experiences. The company has two offerings:

  • Pollen Presents creates exclusive travel experiences around people’s tastes and preferences. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable people to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries.
  • Pollen+ always gets people more at music festivals and events when they book through Pollen. It with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more.

The company has created hundreds of exclusive travel experiences featuring the world’s biggest talent and brands including J Balvin, Justin Bieber, and Duran Duran.