In Lausanne (the Swiss city) took place the final of the international start-up competition Seedstars Summit 2016 in which the best tourist startup in the world was chosen. The main prize, the investment of up to $ 500,000 received the Ukrainian company TripMyDream. The team fought for the title of winner among the ten finalists, including teams from Europe, Africa and America.
“For us, this victory means that we make a product that people need, and we are moving in the right direction. We also found very important partners, synergy with whom will give us a lot of opportunities. This access to the new markets and technologies, content, experience that is the key for us”, – said the founder of the project Andrew Burenok in comments to AIN.UA.
The TripMyDream was started in May 2015. Unlike similar services, it looks for a journey without a destination. Suffice to fill in the form the departure city, period and kind of rest (winter / summer / excursion), a budget plan – and the TripMyDream will give the most suitable and economical results.
In the TripMyDream there are no tours as such: “We are not a tour operator. We are the service that combined the emotional and rational content for each city in one place. Now the team is working on an update of the product, which will be available for users in a few months with the mobile application.
The TripMyDream was not the only startup of Ukraine, which took place in the final. Among them was also PeopleFlyPlanet, that the competition mistakenly presented as a Russian. However, the company is working in the Ukrainian market, and three of the five members of the team are Ukrainians.
Also, the teams from Bulgaria, Russia, Mexico, Nigeria, Chile, Vietnam, Kenya and Abidzhama competed for the title of winner. However, the victory went to the Ukrainians.
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