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Joobili – sad tale of a travel startup with lots of promise that ended up in the deadpool

04/18/2012| 9:37:49 AM| 中文

The CEO of Joobili explains what happened to Joobili and what other startups can learn from its experience of building a B2C travel startup.

Remember Joobili, the travel inspiration startup from Europe which had a nifty user interface and the financial backing of high profile tech investor Esther Dyson? 

Despite a strong official start in 2009 (it actually started operations during 2008), when the site ranked highly during a SeedCamp Week in London, was a finalist at the EyeforTravel Get Funded competition and generally managed to catch the eye of the mainstream and tech media, Joobili entered a marketplace brimming with other so-called travel inspiration startups. 

The proposition was pretty simple: a different way of searching for destination attractions and events, based not on the location but on interests, using some – for the time – interesting web gizmos such as date sliders, etc.

Read full story at:  http://www.tnooz.com/2012/04/11/news/joobili-sad-tale-of-a-travel-startup-with-lots-of-promise-that-ended-up-in-the-deadpool/

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