TravelMuse, a web site and widget maker that allows users to make, save and book elaborate travel plans, has raised $2 million of an anticipated $3.9 million in debt and equity funding, according to VentureWire. Based in Los Altos, Calif., the company gained $517,000 of that oney from the conversion of promissory notes into preferred stock. It had raised $3.5 million in a first round of venture funding in 2007 from Azure Capital Partners, California Technology Ventures and a handful of angel investors.
In November, TravelMuse released a widget for travel blogs and web sites that would allow users to automatically import trip ideas and information to a centralized page on the company’s site. It competes with sites like Dopplr, Expedia and TripIt.