Thrillophilia, a Bangalore based startup has received an angel investment of 200,000 USD. Hyderabad Angels, iLabs Venture Capital Fund, Navlok Ventures and Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (IIM-A) have decided to buy an undisclosed amount of stake in one of the largest travel curators of the country -Thrillophilia. The startup has divested an undisclosed stake in an angel funding round for an amount more than 200,000 USD to Hyderabad Angels.
Instituted in 2010 Hyderabad Angels is one of the youngest though one of a fastest growing angel networks in India, established as a not for profit company that encourage high growth companies to get picked from angel investors for investments.
Thrillophilia is a 3-year-old startup into adventure travel space growing at 200% per year. Now the online portal has moved to a marketplace model of unique activities, experiences and things to do in India. These could be like snorkeling with elephants, bamboo rafting in Kerala, local village tour in deserts near Jaisalmer, royal walk in old city of Mysore, a week-long horse safari tour in Chambal valley or sea kayaking expeditions in Goa.
With more than 400 activity-based tours and 1,000 off-beat travel experiences on the portal -Thrillophilia, the startup plans to organize the tour and travel sector by curating these local activity providers and bringing them online on a marketplace dedicated to activities and things to do in the travel segment.In the last 3 years, Thrillophilia has served more than 50,000 travellers and 500+ corporate clients
The online portal, Thrillophilia.com was launched in August 2009 and the company has grown at an average rate of 200 percent per year. Headquartered in Bangalore, the company has its presence in 72 cities and alliances with 450 regional service providers. Thrillophilia curates and plans adventure and activity trips for corporate houses, international travellers and individuals throughout the country.