Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) July 30, 2014
Travefy (https://travefy.com), a free online and mobile group travel planner, is a finalist in three categories for the 2014 Silicon Prairie Awards. These nominations include Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year for Co-Founder & CEO David Chait, and Technologist of the Year for Co-Founder & CTO Chris Davis.
Travefy, the easiest online group travel planner, was founded in 2012 and released its full product beta in late 2013. Through Travefy, users can collaborate on trip itineraries, book travel deals, and collect shared expenses. Travefy currently serves over 8 million activities, restaurants, accommodations, and flights, allowing users to build and book their perfect trip itinerary.
“We’re thrilled by these nominations and it’s amazing to be a part of the Silicon Prairie’s growing entrepreneurial community,” said Travefy CEO David Chait. “The Travefy team is committed to innovating the way groups travel and we’re constantly humbled by the support of our local entrepreneurial community.”
The Silicon Prairie Awards are held every August to celebrate and honor the Midwest Silicon Prairie community. Finalists are named in 11 categories, the community votes, and a panel of experts will select the winner. This year’s winners will be announced on August 21st, 2014 at the Midland Theater in Kansas City, Missouri.
These nominations recognize Travefy’s significant growth over the past year including the development of its core travel platform and significant user growth – including the 2014 acquisition of Tripeese.
Travefy (https://travefy.com) is the easiest online and mobile group travel planner. Through Travefy, groups can collaborate on trip details, book travel deals, and collect shared expenses.
Travefy serves over 8 million activities, restaurants, accommodations, flights and deals across the globe to discuss, book, and build a rich shared itinerary. Travefy’s patent pending expense management tool allows groups to track all shared expenses, settle the bill, and collect payments through Travefy, so organizers never get stuck with the bill again!
Travefy is free to consumers at Travefy.com and is fully mobile optimized. A branded Pro version is also for travel agents and vacation providers.
Travefy is based in Lincoln, Nebraska and launched its full beta in late 2013. Travefy has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Network World, Entrepreneur.com, and Skift among other publications and has won numerous awards.
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