Trippy is a community of travelers helping each other travel better through a question-and-answer based community. Along the way, Trippy aims to inspire and spread "helper joy" -- that happy kick you get when someone else has a great experience thanks to advice you shared. Trippy launched as a finalist in the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2011 Startup Battlefield. The company was founded by J.R. Johnson and the team that launched and grew and (both bootstrapped and grown to an annual revenue of $18MM and $8MM EBITDA) until the sites were acquired by Expedia in 2008.
Company Growth (employees)
Manhattan Beach, US
Size (employees)
8 (est)-20%
Trippy was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, US

Key People at Trippy

J.R. Johnson

J.R. Johnson

Founder & CEO
Jillian Geer

Jillian Geer

VP of Marketing

Trippy Office Locations

Trippy has office in Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach, US

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Trippy Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$5.3 m

Latest funding size

$3.5 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years


We estimate that Trippy's latest funding round in April 2014 was $3.5 m. In total, Trippy has raised $5.3 m
We estimate that Trippy's current employees are approximately 10% female and 90% male.

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