New UK early stage VC firstminute Capital launched in June last year to the tune of $60m, with European VC Atomico as its first cornerstone investor. They were joined by 30 unicorns founders from Euro
UK-based travel search engine Skyscanner has expanding its offering with a train ticket booking feature that lets users of its iOS app book UK train journeys. The feature is slated as coming to UK
Travel metasearch giant Skyscanner has acquired Twizoo, a small London-based startup which makes a platform for brands to automate injecting relevant social content across their digital footprint.
European long distance travel booking platform GoEuro is in talks with Uber about an integration to cover the last mile of a journey, an area GoEuro does not focus on. The startup does share an invest
Skyscanner, the Scotland-based flight-search company, has been acquired by Chinese online travel giant Ctrip for £1.4 billion, or approximately $1.74 billion.
Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), a 25-year-old, growth-stage venture capital firm, has closed on £260 million ($322 million) in commitments for its fifth fund, in one of the largest capital raises fo
Travel search engine Skyscanner announced today that it has raised £128 million (about $192 million). The Edinburgh-based company did not disclose its valuation, but the Financial Times reported that
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.skyscanner.net">Skyscanner</a>, the travel search company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland (and a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/10/02/veteran-travel
Google is reportedly working on an airfare comparison site, according to Ryanair founder Michael O’Leary speaking to the Sunday Independent. O’Leary was much more candid about Google’
In travel search, most young people’s memories don’t extend much further back than Kayak, which began appearing, circa 2004. Though its name may be slightly less familiar among American tr
<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/18/skyscanners-mobile-apps-hit-10m-downloads-letting-users-find-cheap-flights-on-the-go/">Last</a> month <a target="_blank" href="http://Skyscanner.com">Sk
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.skyscanner.net/">Skyscanner</a> is somewhat of a Scottish success story. Founded in 2003, the travel search site, best known for its flight comparisons (though it's