Pathfndr.io raises an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A
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A pre-Series A investment headed by Arali Ventures has secured an undisclosed sum for Pathfndr.io, a no-code SaaS business. MeTripping Technologies Pvt Ltd, located in Bengaluru, operates under the brand Pathfinder.io. To satisfy the region’s strong demand, the company said it would focus on building operations in North America, developing the most comprehensive global supply solution in a single place.
Pathfndr.io, a no-code SaaS startup, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A round led by Arali Ventures. Other participants include SEA Fund, Wayfare Ventures, KPB Family Trust, Acsys Investments, and Capital A, JAZFund LLC, Shravan Gupta, and founders of unicorns Freshworks and Chargebee.
Pathfinder.io is the operating name of Bengaluru-based MeTripping Technologies Pvt Ltd. The firm said in a statement that the additional money would be used to continue investing in product innovation at scale and expand its worldwide sales force.
During the pandemic, Pathfndr is the business model pivot MeTripping Technologies’. MeTripping began as a B2C firm, but after big travel agencies expressed interest in the solution, it collaborated with some of the world’s top travel organizations to provide intelligent travel solutions.
The travel advisor plays an important role in understanding context and providing comfort to the traveler. They are a crucial cog in what we see as a hybrid service model for the traveler. Through a sub-15 minute onboarding process and a plug-and-play model, we are helping create new monetization sources for travel agencies and travel influencers, a blue ocean segment, that most didn’t think was possible.Varun Gupta, founder, and CEO at Pathfndr
The company said it would concentrate on establishing operations in North America to meet the region’s high demand, developing the most comprehensive global supply solution in a single location, and developing additional products to assist travel sellers in transitioning to a remote-first platform for the 21st-century traveler.
Pathfndr claims to have clients in over 20 countries in the eight to nine months since introducing this product, with most months in 2021 seeing its greatest monthly income.
Pathfndr enables the small and medium-sized travel agency, and influencer to become truly digital and levels the playing field for them with the large online travel aggregators on dimensions such as consumer experience, flexibility, and access.Rajiv Raghunandan, managing partner at Arali Ventures