Thayer Ventures (Thayer) invests in technology companies with a focus on the travel industry. This industry represent more than $10 trillion in annual global economic activity, is thriving with entrepreneurial activity due to disruptive changes within the sector that began more than a decade ago. Recent consumer trends have accelerated thisdisruption for operators across the travel world, creating unprecedented opportunities for technology providers to make significant inroads into what was previously a closed market. Additionally, travel industry suppliers are dealing with massive shifts in travel planning, organizing and booking driven by the Internet and social media platforms. As a result, the travel industry is being forced to rapidly deploy new technologies in order to exploit the opportunities created by this shifting consumer behavior. The combination of these factors has created a unique environment for innovative technology providers to make significant inroads into this massive, growing, and evolving marketplace.
Travel, FinTech, Finance, Consulting