Journera

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Journera is a travel technology company developing an experience management platform for the travel industry. The Company’s platform enables travel providers and application developers to unify the travel experience across airlines, hotels, ground transportation, restaurants, and entertainment providers. Its software solution, Global Experience Record (GXR), provides a real-time view of customer journeys for travel companies. It uses machine learning to weave the data together, and update it in real-time. The GXR is channel agnostic and accounts for data from all shopping and booking sources.

TypePrivate
Founded2016
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitejournera.com
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)33(-5%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Journera

Jeff Katz

Jeff Katz

Founder & CEO
Kevin Iverson

Kevin Iverson

Chief Technology Officer
Shelly Demott

Shelly Demott

Chief Product Officer
Chris Bruce

Chris Bruce

VP, Commercial
Carla Jacobson

Carla Jacobson

Director, Customer Success
Scott Garner

Scott Garner

Chief Revenue Officer
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Journera Office Locations

Journera has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
350 N Orleans St #9000n
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Journera Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2016

Journera total Funding

$20.6 m

Journera latest funding size

$11.6 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Journera investors

Journera's latest funding round in June 2020 was reported to be $11.6 m. In total, Journera has raised $20.6 m
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Journera Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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Journera Online and Social Media Presence

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Journera Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    83/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    67/100

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Journera News and Updates

Journera Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

CHICAGO, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today announced that it has been named one of the World Economic Forum's "Technology Pioneers". The World Economic Forum's Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage...

Journera Named One of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

CHICAGO, March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today announced that it has been named to Fast Company's prestigious annual list of the World's Most Innovative Companies for 2021. The list honors the businesses that...

Journera Announces JourneyAware to Help Travel Companies Drive a Stronger Recovery from Pandemic

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today introduced JourneyAware, an industry-first data offering that helps travel companies identify when their customers are planning to resume travel. JourneyAware...

Journera Announces Travel Management Company AmTrav is Joining Real-Time Data Platform

CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today announced that AmTrav has signed an agreement to use their platform. AmTrav, the all-in-one business travel agency committed to eliminating the hassle of...

Hospitality Industry Veteran Peggy Bianco Joins Journera as Senior Advisor

CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, today announced that Peggy Bianco would join the company as Senior Advisor to speed adoption as Journera broadens its reach across the travel industry. Bianco has served...

Short-Term Property Management Platform Guesty Partners with Journera to make Guest Arrivals and Departures more Seamless for Property Managers

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Guesty, the leading property management platform used by short-term property management companies worldwide, has announced a partnership with Journera, the real-time data exchange platform for creating more seamless travel, by providing insights into...
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Journera Blogs

Elevating Touchless Travel to a Guest Focused, Brand Experience

As the travel industry ramps back up for what promises to be a strong summer travel season, travelers are seeking a return to ‘normal’ where they can explore, do business or just take a deep breath from a year of disrupted routines. One travel adaptation that won’t be returning to normal — pandemic …

Post-COVID, Airlines are Likely to Compete for One Corporate Traveler at a Time

Editor’s Note: Cory Garner is the former head of Global Sales and Distribution Strategy at American Airlines who currently serves as a strategy consultant to airlines and an advisor to travel technology startups, including Journera. The last time he presaged a fundamental shift in airline distributi…

A Crystal Ball for Hotel Operations

Like me, I’m sure you’ve experienced this situation many times in your travels: you arrive at your hotel an hour before the prescribed check-in time hoping — with fingers crossed — that the hotel just might have a room available. You learn, typically, that they have many rooms that are unoccupied, b…

Journera Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

Today we’re excited to announce that Journera has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021.The list honors the businesses that have not only found a way to be resilient in the past year, but also turned those challenges into impact-making…

Travel Technology Veteran Eric Zaner Joins Journera as VP, Enterprise Sales

Zaner has held senior roles at Kayak, ADARA and Zeta GlobalToday we’re excited to announce that Eric Zaner has joined Journera as Vice President, Enterprise Sales.Zaner has nearly two decades of experience in the travel industry, helping to grow deep relationships between travel brands and the techn…

For Lodging Brands, We’re Finding the Customers Ready to Travel

A new solution to bring your guests backby Peggy Bianco, hospitality industry veteran who served in senior roles at Uber, Travelport, Orbitz Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels and Starwood Hotels and Resorts WorldwideI’ve spent the better part of my career working with some of the world’s great hotel brands. L…
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Journera Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Journera founded?

    Journera was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Journera key executives?

    Journera's key executives are Jeff Katz, Kevin Iverson and Shelly Demott.

  • How many employees does Journera have?

    Journera has 33 employees.

  • Who are Journera competitors?

    Competitors of Journera include Flight Centre Travel, Options Away and TripActions.

  • Where is Journera headquarters?

    Journera headquarters is located at 350 N Orleans St #9000n, Chicago.

  • Where are Journera offices?

    Journera has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Journera have?

    Journera has 1 office.