Bengaluru-based mobile travel app, Trip38 has raised $1 million in seed round from InterGlobe Technology Quotient, a part of the promoter group of IndiGo airlines and Singapore-based Lantern Capital.
As per a VCCircle report, the raised funding will be used for marketing, customer acquisition and enhancing technology.
Started in 2014 by Niranjan Gupta, Seshadri Krishnan and Markish R, the startup is a location aware mobile app that offers travel assistance like providing relevant updates for check in alerts etc. Also, it provides context sensitive content in terms of flight e-tickets, flight status, airport information, sightseeing options, restaurants, local events, weather, hotel offers, deals, embassy information etc.
Trip38 offers information of more than 350,000 hotels and 180,000 site-seeing options across the world. The app aims to act as a user’s personal travel assistant providing all the required assistance, tips and recommendations during their travel. Also, the company is working on providing features like introducing mobile boarding passes for airlines.