DreamLines sails into new capital round with ex-Kayak executive leading
A former-boss of Kayak in Europe is behind a seven-figure Euro investment in DreamLines, a German online travel agency specialising in cruise trips.
Christian Saller, who joined Kayak as part of its acquisition of metasearch site Swoodoo in May 2010 and later became its managing director for Europe, is now a partner at Holtzbrinck Ventures and led the investment in NetVacation, parent company behind the DreamLines services.
Other participants include Global Founders Group, the team fronted by the Samwer brothers who previously invested in the likes of Facebook, Trivago, HomeAway and more recently with Ulmon.
Holtzbrinck’s involvement makes it one of the largest investors in DreamLines alongside Hasso Plattner Ventures and TruVenturo.
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