A former-senior executive at Wotif has invested in mapping tech provider Avuxi, as the startup looks to take its TopPlace platform “to the next level”.
Sam Friend, chief financial officer and chief operating officer at the online travel agency until it went public in the mid-2000s, has backed the company along with the co-founder of housing metasearch brand Nestoria, Ed Freyfogle.
Terms of the investment in the company have not been disclosed.
Both will also join as “active advisors”.
Tech investor Lance Johnson and Wahanda co-founder Salim Mitha have also participated in the round.
Avuxi has previously raised €510,000 from R&D grants and other angel investors.
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