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.
International Financial Corp (IFC), the private lending arm of the World Bank, has revealed that it intends to invest in two leading Bangladeshi companies. The aim is to give impetus to the government’s efforts to upgrade Bangladesh’s infrastructure and expand its exports.