HomeAway Raises Whopping $250M Round

As the economy has soured, fresh funding has moved out of the reach of many startups. Not so for four-year-old HomeAway, an Austin-based group of vacation-rental Web sites that just announced a stunning $250 million in new funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures, with participation from existing investors Institutional Venture Partners and Redpoint Ventures. That’s $250 million smackeroos – […]

HomeAway Adds On

HomeAway Inc., an Austin, Texas-based operator of an online vacation rentals website, has acquired Owners Direct Holiday Rentals, the second-largest vacation rental website in the UK. No financial terms were disclosed, although existing HomeAway shareholder American Capital Strategies said that it had recently invested an additional $11.5 million into the company.   Other HomeAway shareholders […]

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