Travel search company SideStep, Inc. has raised $15 million in a Series C funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners (NVP). (2/7/2007)
Round participants also include Trident Capital, Leader Ventures and Saints Capital.
“SideStep will use the funding to aggressively scale key areas of the business, while growing its leadership position in vertical search and building out its media and user-generated content offerings,” stated an official release.
“SideStep is a tremendous consumer offering with outstanding market potential,” said Robert Abbott, general partner at Norwest Venture Partners who will serve on the SideStep board.
“The company’s technology, user-generated content, search products and leadership have earned the confidence of this combined investor group as a travel media company that will drive vertical search forward and create huge value for consumers,” added Abbott.