French startup Evaneos, in a bid to engage internationally and add more employees, said on Friday that it has picked up $81 million in its D series of founding round led by global venture capital firm Partech Ventures.
The funding round of Evaneos was joined by Level Equity, Quadrille Capital, and existing investors XAnge, Serena Capital, and Bpifrance. Evaneos till date has obtained $109 million over five funding rounds from seven investors.
Evaneos, a French based tour booking marketplace, was founded in 2009 by Eric La Bonnardière and Yvan Wibaux with the aim to connect travellers with local travel agents. The travellers who use Evaneos are enabled to design, estimate cost and book their personalised tour packs.
The Paris headquartered trip service provider claims to have served 300,000 travellers and networked with 1,300 local partners in 160 destinations across nine European countries including France, Germany, England, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland and Sweden.
According to Similarweb, an online competitive analysis platform, the official website of Evaneos receives around 51,192 monthly visits and 22.61% monthly traffic growth.
Mobile application metrics provider, Apptopia, indicates that Evaneos smartphone application has seen a total of 5,556 downloads, 3,398 downloads through Itunes while as 2,158 downloads through Google Play store.