Strengthening its position as the leader in unique local activities and travel experiences, zozi today announced that it raised $7 million in Series B funding. The financing was led by inside investors and includes participation from LaunchCapital, the Pritzker/Vlock Family Office, 500Startups, ZIG Capital, Thomas & Peter Lehrman, David Tisch and others. The capital brings the company’s lifetime financing to $10 million.
Since its launch in 2009, zozi has focused on establishing its leadership in the fast-growing $60 billion global experience and activity market. zozi enables millions of customers and travelers to discover and book distinctive experiences, all of which are hand-picked by zozi’s team of travel, culture and adventure experts.
Having collectively traveled to 150 countries and countless cities, the zozi team works with leading local merchants and experts to offer unique and high-quality experiences – from learning to play polo, private surfing lessons and fly fishing excursions, to a weekend helicopter and camping getaway and shark cage diving – exclusively discounted for zozi customers. Recent travel adventures include a four-day whitewater rafting trip in Oregon and a four-day Sonoma Coast bike tour.
zozi’s team also leverages its own expertise to create exclusive experiences that can be found only on zozi. Reflecting the company’s confidence in the quality of its offerings, zozi offers a 100% money back guarantee if customers do not love the experience.
“zozi has rapidly become the trusted go-to source for unique local activities and travel experiences because we have a laser focus on discovery, quality and absolute customer satisfaction,” said zozi CEO and founder TJ Sassani.
zozi also features specials on one-of-a-kind weekend getaway and vacation packages for customers nationwide. zozi is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in New York City.