Trover is a visual guide to the best of everywhere, powered by travel geeks and culture hounds, gut-checked by peers, and lusted after by aspirational newbies. Accessible via the web and an iPhone app, it’s a community for people to share their photos, get recognition for their discoveries, and find inspiration for their next jaunt. The hundreds of thousands of beautiful, annotated photos posted on Trover span 175 countries and represent experiences as varied as zip lining in Singapore, flea markets in Brooklyn and cocktails in Kyrgyzstan. Trover is a private company funded by Concur, Benchmark Capital, General Catalyst Partners, and Ignition Partners, with offices located in Seattle, WA. Trover was founded by experienced entrepreneurs, Jason Karas, CEO with a background in social and mobile technologies and Rich Barton, who founded and co-founded Zillow.
Company Growth (employees)
Seattle, US
Size (employees)
22 (est)+30%
Trover was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

Key People at Trover

Jason Karas

Jason Karas

Co-founder, CEO
Rich Barton

Rich Barton

Co-founder, Chairman
Jen Nausin

Jen Nausin

VP of Marketing
Bethany Douglas

Bethany Douglas

Marketing Coordinator

Trover Office Locations

Trover has an office in Seattle
Seattle, US (HQ)
307 3rd Avenue South

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$2.5 m

Latest funding size

$2.5 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


Trover's latest funding round in July 2013 was reported to be $2.5 m. In total, Trover has raised $2.5 m

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