TravelTriangle funded by SAIF Partners

By | April 30, 2015
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TravelTriangle-Feature-1TravelTriangle funded by SAIF Partners for 2nd time. The company is into promotion of local travel agents. TravelTriangle gets best trips from the travel agents.

Charlottesville, VA based company was founded in 2011 by Prabhat Gupta, Sanchit Garg and Sankalp Agarwal. TravelTriangle.com brand owned by Holiday Triangle Travel P Ltd. The company is a platform connecting worldwide travellers with multiple local and expert travel agents.

Travellers can request or choose, personalise and book the best travel packages created and customised as per user taste and need. The company aims to satisfy their customers by providing fully customized packages and ensuring open and fair transaction for all.

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TravelTriangle have 450+ local travel agents who are spread over more than 35 countries help travellers in customizing their trips. Travellers can pick from a wide range of domestic and international destinations. The company has serviced 1.5+ lakh travellers from more than 20+ countries. The company has offices in the US too.

TravelTriangle team handpicks the best local agents. They verify them all to make sure the customer always have an exceptional experience. A close watch will be kept on the quality and delivering experience. All the photos and reviews are from past travellers who have availed the facility of the company.



TravelTriangle was founded by Prabhat Gupta, Sanchit Garg and Sankalp Agarwal. Prabhat Gupta is the Chief Technology Officer of the company. He has graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. He started his career as Internee in Linkoping University in 2007.

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In 2008 he joined Oracle as Member of Technical Staff and moved on to become Senior Member of Technical Staff of the company in 2010. He moved out of Oracle in 2012.

Sankalp Agarwal is co founder and Chief Executive of the company. He has dual graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2008.

Sankalp started his career in 2006 where he worked as Intern in Ecole Polytechique Federale De Lausanne. In 2008 he joined as software developer in Adobe Systems. He was with Adobe till Feb 2010. He moved to In Focus Technologies in 2010 as Patent Analyst on part time basis. He worked with the company till 2011.

In April 2010, he co founded TravelTriangle along with Prabhat and Sanchit. Sanchit Garg is co founder of the company. He has done dual graduation i.e., Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2008.

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He has won several awards that include Winner at the Product Prodigy Competition 2008, organized by Google at all India level, Secured All India Rank of 329 among 2.7 lakh students in JEE 2003 and few others.

He started his career as Intern in Inria in 2006 and iViZ Techno Solutions P Ltd in 2007. In 2008 he became Tech Lead in Yahoo and he streamlined build and deployment process to setup dependency management, reduce build time and improve deployment process for over 10000 servers.



In 2009 Sanchit co founded and was operations officer for Bharatbadalo, clothes collection campaigns for 4 companies in Bangalore. Distribution of books and games in slum schools. He held this post for 2.1 years and moved to become Technical Consultant in Golygon. He worked on Ruby on Rails, extensive DB modelling and others for the company.

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TravelTriangle has received $9.9 million in 3 rounds of funding from leading PE investors like SAIF Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company seeded by Neha Singh, Abhishek Goyal, Aneesh Reddy and Akshay Saxena in 2012.

Online travel planning space is dominated by online travel agents such as MakeMyTrip, Cleartrip, Goibibo and Yatra. However new streams of startups are coming up in the market like TripHobo, Tripoto to name a few, which are differentiated in their presentation. At the same time there seems to consolidation – MakeMyTrip acquiring Mygola.com for an undisclosed amount.



Author: Venu V

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