Travefy Named A Finalist For Concur’s 2014 “The Perfect Trip Fund Awards”

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Online Group Travel Planner Will Pitch For Fifty Thousand Dollar Prize at The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014 in San Francisco

Travefy is the easiest online and mobile group travel planner with tools that allow users to collaborate on trip details, build a rich mobile itinerary, and collect shared expenses.

Online and mobile group travel planner Travefy has been named a finalist for The Perfect Trip Fund Awards held at Concur’s The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014 in San Francisco. At The Perfect Trip DevCon 2014, developers and entrepreneurs will showcase new apps and learn about APIs and tools to build solutions for business travelers and corporate travel buyers, including 25 million travelers and 23,000 companies using Concur worldwide.

The Perfect Trip Devcon and The Perfect Trip Fund Awards are designed to encourage innovation in the travel ecosystem. As part of the event, The Perfect Trip Fund Awards will be presented for tech innovations that improve the business traveler experience. Two awards for $50,000 will be given to: 1) The Best Travel-Related Innovation for Businesses; and 2) The Best Travel-Related Innovation for Travelers. A select list of finalists will pitch their applications to the audience and a panel of experts.

Travefy is the easiest online and mobile group travel planner with tools that allow users to collaborate on trip details, build a rich mobile itinerary, and collect shared expenses. Travefy’s powerful collaboration software is integrated with Concur – the leading provider of spend management solutions and services – and available in the Concur App Center. Concur users can connect their Concur account, and itineraries booked in Concur automatically flow into Travefy.

“It’s a huge honor to be a finalist at The Perfect Trip Fund Awards,” said David Chait, co-founder and CEO of Travefy. “We are constantly impressed by Concur’s continued commitment to travel innovation and appreciate the opportunity to share our vision with the DevCon audience and such an esteemed panel of experts.”

The Perfect Trip Fund Awards are presented for tech innovations that enhance the travel experience for both businesses and travelers. The Awards will be held on October 30th, 2014, at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

As a finalist Travefy and six other companies will pitch their applications to the audience and a panel of experts for the chance to win an investment of $50,000 from Concur’s Perfect Trip Fund. The winners are chosen by audience vote and this year’s expert panelists include

  • Brad Gerstner, Founder & CEO of Altimeter Capital
  • Mark Nasr, Managing Director of eCommerce at United Airlines
  • Pete Goettner, CEO of Table8, General Partner at Worldview Technology Partners
  • John Torrey, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Concur

ABOUT TRAVEFY

Travefy (https://travefy.com) is the easiest online and mobile group travel planner. Through Travefy, groups can collaborate on trip details, build a rich itinerary, 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. And through Travefy’s expense management tool, users can track and collect all shared expenses so no one is stuck with the bill.

Travefy is free to consumers at Travefy.com and branded Pro versions are available for travel agents, travel technology firms, and vacation providers.

Travefy is based in Lincoln, Nebraska and has been featured in Fast Company, U.S. News and World Report, Network World, Entrepreneur.com and The New York Times among other publications and has won numerous awards.

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