MakeMyTrip Acquires Mygola !

MakeMyTrip has acquired Mygola and the entire Mygola team will join MakeMyTrip to focus on building cutting-edge innovation in online travel. mygola
This acquisition is done through MMT’s earlier announced Innovation Fund which is formed to invest in startup or early-stage companies in the travel technology space.

“Mygola team’s deep understanding of travelers’ planning and in-destination experience
preferences will be very valuable in strengthening our proposition in these and related areas of customer engagement.”[Rajesh Magow, Co-Founder & CEO MakeMyTrip India].

Founded in 2009 by Anshuman Bapna and Prateek Sharma, Mygola raised funding from Helion
Ventures, Blumberg Capital, 500Startups and numerous angels.

Mygola : Three Pivots And An Exit!

Mygola has been through three critical pivots before being acquired by MMT.
1. Get a personal planner to research your trips

MyGola-FirstVersion (QnA)
MyGola-FirstVersion (QnA)
2. Copy, customize and book trips taken by top travelers
MyGola-SecondVersion (Planner)
MyGola-SecondVersion (Planner)
3. Last minute travel planning app
MyGola-ThirdVersion (Mobile-Planning)
MyGola-ThirdVersion (Mobile-Planning)
The site, covers more than 20,000 destinations worldwide, sees half a million organic
visitors a month and has built proprietary technology to mine the travel web, filed patents on route optimization, and collected deep metadata for millions of travel items.
Watch the announcement:

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