Today, we announced that we have raised $15 million in funding. This is exciting news! It means that we can keep our energy where it belongs: on rebuilding the website and enhancing our mobile apps so that they better support our community. This financing gives us the time we need to approach that project carefully and strategically.
[caption id="attachment_929" align="alignright" width="300"] Jonathan Teo of General Catalyst Partners[/caption]
Of course you’ll want to know: Who’s funding us now? Are they trustworthy?
Yes; we’re happy to have found partners who are familiar with and supportive of our mission. Our lead investor and newest member of …
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Here you'll also get a unique behind-the-scenes peek into Couchsurfing HQ. Throughout the year, staff members are out in the wild, meeting the community and sharing their stories.
Occasionally, we'll also feature inspiring members from within the community.
This month, instead of sending out staff members, we'll connect with the community through hosting. Our Operations Manager Kate and her husband will be hosting in their home in Oakland. Meet this fun couple and their two adorable dogs!