Klook Completes US$425M Series D Funding with New Capital Raise led by Softbank Vision Fund

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Klook announced it has raised US$225M in Series D+ funding. This increases the company’s total Series D funding round to US$425M. The SoftBank Vision Fund led the round with participation from existing investors, including Sequoia China, Matrix Partners, TCV, and OurCrowd. This represents the largest financing in the global travel activities and services industry.

In just four years, Klook has become the most searched travel activities and services company on Google. In the last year, the Hong Kong-based company expanded its global footprint into Australia, Europe and the United States to deliver new, unique and exciting consumer experiences. Klook also entered into major global partnerships with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group; and Rail Europe, a leading distributor of European rail products that represents more than 50 railroads throughout Europe.

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Hong Kong’s Klook Raises US$60 million Series C Financing to Go Global

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We remember back when the first request for StartupsHK to cover a new travel startup called Klook came in.

Just look at them now!

Klook announced today that it has completed a near US$60 million Series C funding, representing the largest deal ever for an in-destination service booking platform. They bring onboard Goldman Sachs in this co-investment with existing investors Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners. With this round of financing, they will further the company’s global expansion and accelerate product growth and innovation.

One of the pioneers in Asia’s travel activity booking space, Klook has seen rapid growth in the span of three short years:

  • Providing over 30,000 attractions, tours, activities and essential travel services offered in 120 different cities.
  • 1 million+ monthly bookings serving users from over 50 nationalities, with the majority from Asia.
  • Klook services support 30 currencies with 7 language services provided and more to come.
  • Over 1 million verified user reviews of Klook activities.
  • 13 offices across Asia with a focus on both the supply and demand side of the business and offices in the US and Europe to be operational next year.

Congrats Eric and team! So proud of you guys!

Klook and StartupsHK Offers ‘Welcome to Hong Kong’ Package for RISE Attendees: SIM Cards, WiFi and Airport Express Tickets!

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Next week, Hong Kong will usher in one of the biggest tech conferences for startups, welcoming over 15,000 attendees from 60+ countries all over the world.

Produced by the team behind Web Summit, Europe’s largest conference, RISE brings in speakers from the world’s biggest companies to share their stories and expertise over the course of three days – three days of networking, workshops, talks and mixers, to be exact.

This year, StartupsHK has partnered with Klook to give you an unforgettable and worry-free travel experience with conference packages exclusive to RISE attendees.

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