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That’s the ticket! Gogobot raises $15M for social travel recommendations

Gogobot has raised an $15 million second round of funding for its social travel search site.

Gogobot recommends travel deals powered by tips from friends and family. It also has an iPhone app that allows people to share their travel experiences and photo “postcards” from their trips.

“We believe the best advice comes from people you trust – people like you – and not from anonymous strangers on the internet,” the company’s website reads.

Documents filed with the SEC show that previous investors Redpoint Capital and Battery Ventures both participated in the round.

MySpace alum Travis Katz and former Yahoo executive Ori Zaltzman cofounded the company, and in 2010 Gogobot was chosen as the winner in the “Best Design” category at The Crunchies, an awards program cosponsored by VentureBeat, TechCrunch and GigaOm.

Gogobot has raised a total of $19 million from Redpoint Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Battery Ventures, The Crunchfund and angels such as Square chief operating officer Keith Rabois and Oren Zeev.

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