Daytrip drives off with $10M for expansion of door-to-door platform

Door-to-door transfer platform Daytrip has closed a Series B funding round of $10 million.

The investment was led by Taiwania Capital with existing investors Euroventures, J&T Ventures and N1 also participating. 

The Czech Republic-based company, which was founded in 2015, provides private transfers with English-speaking drivers and optional sightseeing stops in more than 110 countries.

The funding will go towards further development of the platform as well as expanding into new countries including the United States. 

“We have truly global goals with Daytrip, and it is so satisfying to see the brand’s expanding footprint and positive impact as we are now available in more than 110 countries worldwide,” said Daytrip co-founder and CEO Tomáš Turek.

Mitch Yang, managing partner at Taiwania Capital, added, ”Daytrip’s innovative platform boasts optional sightseeing stops, enabling travelers to explore captivating destinations along their route, making every journey an adventure. Taiwania Capital’s support in this funding round demonstrates our strong belief in Daytrip’s mission and potential to reinvent the travel experience. With our expertise, industry insights and global network, Taiwania Capital will play a pivotal role in accelerating Daytrip’s growth and facilitating its expansion into new markets.”

Daytrip announced Series A funding of €6 million two years ago, which it said would go towards product development and expansion.

The company said it now has a network of more than 7,000 drivers and has helped more than 850,000 people with door-to-door transfers.

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