Siri’s itchy-footed sister Desti takes an additional $1 million to add more users and regions into her database.
As soon as one startup hits it big, a crop of clones rush to cash in on the excitement. The latest company de jour to mimic is Pinterest, the popular visual-bookmarking site. And, as with Groupon and Airbnb before it, we’ve seen tons of “A Pinterest for ____” PR pitches.
Wanderfly, a travel recommendation search engine, re-launched its service Wednesday with a whole new site. The company is doing away with details like hotel prices and is offering picture-heavy travel guides for cities instead.