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HotelsAroundYou

Booking of same-day hotel rooms
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Category:
Travel
Country:
India
Started:
2013
BUSINESS FAILURE
Outcome:
Shut Down
Cause:
Competition
Closed:
2017
FOUNDERS & EMPLOYEES
Number of Founders:
3
Name of Founders:
Animesh Chaudhary, Harsha Nallur, Mohsin Dingankar
Number of Employees:
1-10
FUNDING
Number of Funding Rounds:
1
Total Funding Amount:
$125.4K
Number of Investors:
2

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What was HotelsAroundYou?

HotelsAroundYou was an India focused service centered on last minute and short stay bookings. It offered users with the option to book hotels for two types of stays: day transit option or night use hotel. The app featured hotels that had unsold rooms and got a commission when users booked a hotel through the app.

Why did HotelsAroundYou fail and shut down?

The app was offering a service that had already many competitors that had decades of experience and users’ trust. HotelsAroundYou was unable to elicit an additional round of funding from investors and it went on to quietly shut down while its founders had already relocated to other companies.

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