Room77 raises $30m from Expedia and others for overseas growth

Room77 raises $30m from Expedia and others for overseas growth

Hotel metasearch website Room77 has raised $30.3 million in third round funding which will help it to expand outside of its US homeland.

The firm has not disclosed who is the lead funder but among those backing the venture is Expedia, one of its existing investors.

New investors include Sutter Hill Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Concur Technologies and Felicis Ventures.

Individual backers include Expedia founder Rich Barton, former Expedia chief Erik Blachford and Spencer Rascoff, chief executive of Zillow.

The funding takes the total amount Room77 has raised in the three rounds to $43.8 million having launched in February 2011.

The California-based company offers users specific details about the hotel rooms they are interested in booking including the type of view, proximity to hotel amenities and square footage.

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