Mobissimo

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Mobissimo
Type of businessPrivate
Type of site
Travel search engine/fare, availability and rate aggregator
Available inEnglish (US, UK, Indian), French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Indian, Japanese, Portuguese (BR)
Founded2004; 14 years ago (2004)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, U.S.
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleBéatrice Tarka
(Co-founder)
Lucia Carniglia
(Co-founder)
Svetlozar Nestorov
(Co-founder)[1]
IndustryTravel, Internet
RevenuePrivate
Employees10 (2010)
Websitewww.mobissimo.com
Alexa rank67,504 (2013)[2]
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedJanuary 1st, 2004

Mobissimo is a fare aggregator and metasearch engine website based in San Francisco, California. It allows consumers to compare prices on flights, hotels, and car rentals. It aggregates the results from over 180 online travel agencies, consolidators, and ticket vendors to show a side-by-side comparison of the best deals found on the web. It then redirects the visitor to the site with the best rates. The company offers country-specific websites in North America, Brazil, Mexico, France, Italy, Poland, Spain, Germany, the UK, India and Japan.[3]

History[edit]

The site was founded in 2004 with one million USD of seed financing from Benhamou Global Ventures, Cambrian Ventures and Index Ventures.

Media[edit]

Mobissimo initially garnered attention in the media for its low fares and groundbreaking approach to travel booking. In 2010, the Chicago Tribune quoted it as one of the “3 Leading Search Engines” for travel.[4] It was also said to “out execute” their main competitor, Kayak.com, by TechCrunch.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "This Travel Search Site Could Go Far". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/mobissimo.com
  3. ^ "Tnooz.com News Article".
  4. ^ Gardner, Terry (2010-04-16). "Chicago Tribune".
  5. ^ "TechCrunch.com – Technology".

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