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.
UTI Ventures Funds Management Company Private Limited, the private equity investment subsidiary of UTI Asset Management Co Pvt Ltd, has sold its stake in Ascent Capital Pvt Ltd to the management of the firm, which is headed by Raja Kumar.