PRN: Travel Capitalist Ventures Makes Series B Investment in Voopter, Brazil's Largest Airline Ticket Search Engine
Travel Capitalist Ventures Makes Series B Investment in Voopter, Brazil's Largest Airline Ticket Search Engine
DOHA, Qatar, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Â After reaching the mark of two million users per month to become the largest flight metasearch engine in Brazil, Travel Capitalist Ventures announces a substantive investment in Voopter.
The "Series B" comes from Travel Capitalist Ventures (Qatar office), a travel focused investment firm providing capital, hands-on advice and resources, as well as a co-investment with No Borders Investments Limited (Doha). The investment supports the expansion of Voopter's operations as well as future partnerships for the company in the tourism trade.
According to Abrar Ahmad, Managing Partner at Travel Capitalist Ventures, "Voopter epitomizes the kind of 'must do' investment we love to make at Travel Capitalist Ventures. The challenging regional climate overshadows lucrative travel investment opportunities, and there's no better example than our Series B investment in Voopter."
Travel Capitalist Ventures' investment adds to the round from Global Founders Capital, a German venture capital company that trains talented entrepreneurs globally. This is their second investment in the Brazilian flight search startup.
Voopter's unique offerings are geared to Brazilian consumers, who prefer to receive personalized promotional information and to plan trips in advance. Voopter provides tools adapted to this traveler profile such as a multi-dates calendar, collaborative alert system and curated content.
"This investment will help us to speed up our growth in the Brazilian market, where Voopter is already the leading metasearch," says Pettersom Paiva, CEO of Voopter. "But there is still great potential for growth. It will also back the launch of our 'media' and 'data' divisions, which will consolidate our offers for other travel business than airlines and OTA's."
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