Chennai based online hotel booking portal StayZilla has raised funding from Indian Angel Network. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Stayzilla was started in 2005 by Yogendra Vasupal as Inasra Technologies and rebranded in 2010 as Stayzilla. Stayzilla focuses on tier II towns and ensures that travellers can easily search and locate thousands of budget hotels across India, many of whom are not online. It has 3,800 hotels, lodges and even boathouses in its network.
Tata Communications Ltd is selling Neotel Ltd, the South Africa-based communications network company that it owns in partnership with Nexus Connexions Pvt Ltd. The company has entered into an agreement with a privately owned, pan-Africa telecom group, Liquid Telecom Group, for the acquisition of Neotel for ZAR6.66 billion (INR2903 crore).