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Triptrotting Scores Funding

Altadena-based Triptrotting, an online community that helps world travelers find hosts, has scored a Series A round of funding, according to sources close to the firm. The funding came from Idealab's New Ventures Group. Details on the funding, and size, have not yet been announced by the startup. The firm is headed by Aigerim Duiseneyeva and was co-founded by Shana Zheng, and its advisers include Ken Hayes, former President at Nami Media and member of the Pasadena Angels as well as Galen Buckwalter, former Chief Scientist at eHarmony.com. The firm washoused in the Los Angeles Business Technology Center, and has moved to Idealab. TripTrotting helps world travelers connect with "hosts" in cities, who help travelers see the city from the eyes of a local. More information »


 

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