KAYAK Software Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2004

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,000

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.9B

KAYAK Software General Information

Description

Operator of an online metasearch travel platform catering to travelers around the globe. The company offers a platform that allows users to search and book flights, hotels, vacations, cars and deals directly, as well as through online agencies, thereby helping travelers around the globe make confident decisions.

Contact Information

Website
www.kayak.com
Formerly Known As
Travel Search Company, Inc.
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
Other Industries
Application Software
Information Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 7 Market Street
  • Stamford, CT 06902
  • United States

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KAYAK Software Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Merger/Acquisition 21-May-2013 $1.9B 00000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
9. PIPE 17-Aug-2012 000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. IPO 20-Jul-2012 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 21-Dec-2010 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series D) 21-Dec-2007 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 25-May-2006 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 01-Apr-2006 000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 21-Dec-2004 000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 01-Nov-2004 $1.65M $8.25M 000.00 Completed Product Development
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jun-2004 $6.6M $6.6M 000.00 Completed Product Development
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KAYAK Software Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.00
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B1 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series A1 1,176,051 $0.001000 $1.4 $2.1 1x $1.4 3.48%
Series A 6,600,000 $0.001000 $1 $1.5 1x $1 19.53%
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KAYAK Software Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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KAYAK Software Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Wego Venture Capital-Backed Singapore, Singapore 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Tripfactory Formerly VC-backed Banglore, India 000 0000 00000000000 0000
Tripoto Venture Capital-Backed New Delhi, India 000 000.00 000000 - 000 000.00
Foody.vn Formerly VC-backed Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 000 000000&0
Skyscanner Formerly PE-Backed Edinburgh, United Kingdom 000 00000 000000&0 00000
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KAYAK Software Patents

KAYAK Software Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230409572-A1 Reducing latency in query-based search engines Pending 24-May-2022 000000000000 0
US-20230070544-A1 Dynamic display of markers on an electronic map Active 09-Sep-2021 0000000000 00
US-11874111-B2 Dynamic display of markers on an electronic map Active 09-Sep-2021 00000000000 00
US-20220321563-A1 Automated bot blocking Active 30-Mar-2021 00000000000 0
US-11949678-B2 Automated bot blocking Active 30-Mar-2021 H04L63/10 00
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KAYAK Software Executive Team (9)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Steve Hafner Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Melissa Reiter Co-Chief Financial Officer
Peer B. Co-Chief Financial Officer
Matthias Keller Ph.D Chief Scientist
Giorgos Zacharia Ph.D President
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KAYAK Software Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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KAYAK Software Former Investors (13)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Accel Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Altimeter Capital Management Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ben Davenport Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
David La Placa Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
General Catalyst Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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KAYAK Software Investments & Acquisitions (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Footprint (Business/Productivity Software) 25-Apr-2024 00000 0000 0000 Business/Productivity Software
Life House 02-Dec-2021 00000 0000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
NFQ Technologies 03-Sep-2018 0000000000 Systems and Information Management
Mundi Internet Business 03-Aug-2017 0000000000 Information Services (B2C)
JaBo Software Vertrieb- und Entwicklung 04-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure
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KAYAK Software Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Mundi Internet Business Information Services (B2C) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2008
JaBo Software Vertrieb- und Entwicklung Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Vienna, Austria 0000
NFQ Technologies Acquirer Kaunas, Lithuania 0000
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KAYAK Software FAQs

  • When was KAYAK Software founded?

    KAYAK Software was founded in 2004.

  • Who is the founder of KAYAK Software?

    Steve Hafner, Paul English, and Terrell Jones are the founders of KAYAK Software.

  • Who is the CEO of KAYAK Software?

    Steve Hafner is the CEO of KAYAK Software.

  • Where is KAYAK Software headquartered?

    KAYAK Software is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

  • What is the size of KAYAK Software?

    KAYAK Software has 1,000 total employees.

  • What industry is KAYAK Software in?

    KAYAK Software’s primary industry is Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure.

  • Is KAYAK Software a private or public company?

    KAYAK Software is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of KAYAK Software?

    The current valuation of KAYAK Software is 00.00.

  • What is KAYAK Software’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for KAYAK Software is 000000.

  • How much funding has KAYAK Software raised over time?

    KAYAK Software has raised $333M.

  • Who are KAYAK Software’s investors?

    Accel, Altimeter Capital Management, Ben Davenport, David La Placa, and General Catalyst are 5 of 13 investors who have invested in KAYAK Software.

  • Who are KAYAK Software’s competitors?

    Wego, Tripfactory, Tripoto, Foody.vn, and Skyscanner are some of the 21 competitors of KAYAK Software.

  • When was KAYAK Software acquired?

    KAYAK Software was acquired on 21-May-2013.

  • Who acquired KAYAK Software?

    KAYAK Software was acquired by Booking Holdings.

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