Duffel

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Duffel is an all-encompassing dev environment to make starting a travel business a seamless experience.

When airlines adopted ticketing technology in the late 20th century they were on the cutting-edge; unfortunately as technology has moved on airline now find the backend systems they rely on to be long antiquated. From travel agents to passengers, everyone in the industry has been frustrated by the backends that don't live up to the expectations of modern consumers.

Duffel was founded by Steve Domin, an engineer and Tom Bates, a designer, who had both previously worked together as early employees at GoCardless.

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Blossom led Duffel’s $4.7m Seed round with participation from Y Combinator. Duffel has since gone on to raise their $21.5m Series A led by Benchmark and $30m Series B led by Index Ventures.

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  1. Country:
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  2. Sector: 
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  3. DAte of partnership: 
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  2. Sector: 
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  2. Sector: 
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  2. Sector: 
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