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Invest in Tripster – the Mobile Travel Opportunity market

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May 28, 2013

Mobile travel application disrupting the $6 billion European Ski commerce market

Tripster is the only mobile application that allows you to book ski hire, lessons and activities in European ski resorts without the tourist markup – all recommended by locals living there.

Traction:
– First ski season completed – 4000 (very!) active users
– Selected as Top 3 app for skiers by The Telegraph (national UK newspaper)

Revenue model:
– 10% commission on every activity sold
– eg full price: €100; client saves €10; Tripster gets €10; supplier takes €80

User acquisition:
– B2B2C (travel industry partnerships)
– B2C (targeted Facebook ads)

Commercial agreements:
– Obtained cost-effectively through own network of in-destination locals

Vision:
– Expand to mainstream summer resort destinations (eg Ibiza, Sharm-el-Sheikh), where existing apps have limited coverage

Funding:
– €35k founders’ funds invested, raising €350k to roll out booking platform to 70 summer and winter resorts

Team:
– Background at TUI Travel

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