Siri’s itchy-footed sister Desti takes an additional $1 million to add more users and regions into her database.
Today there’s one less challenger trying to unseat veteran vacation destination TripAdvisor from its digital throne.
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.
There were quite a few interesting companies presenting their ideas at the Launch Festival in San Francisco this week.
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.