Mumbai-based Guiddoo, a mobile tour guiding app has secured seed funding by angel investors. The investors include Pawan Borle, SVP Fly Dubai who is a serial investor; Abrar Ahmad, Partner TravelCapitalist ventures; Nirmal Singh, Management Team Ducab, Vishal Shah, Founder AcFin Consulting, Sanjay Shah and Ushik Gala are Chartered Accountants and serial angel investors in Indian startups.
The company is also in discussion with venture capital investors for series A funding. Dexter Capital Advisors is advisor for its series A funding.
Guiddoo offers an in-destination travel app which curates content for over 300+ monuments, such as the Taj Mahal, Statue of Liberty, The Colosseum, Eiffel Tower etc., and locations around the world. The app has over 100K downloads and it allows social sharing. Once downloaded on an Android smartphone or an iPhone, it does not require an Internet connection to access.
Currently, it is available for Android and iOS users. The company continues to add 500-1000 new users a day.
Vineet Budki, Founder, Guiddoo said, “The funding will help us create curated content for the top 25 inbound destinations globally and build a solution for India specifically, which will be available in multiple Indian languages.”
Recent deals in this space include the acquisition of travel planning website Mygola by an Indian online travel agency MakeMyTrip.