HomeAway, Inc.

HomeAway, Inc. is an online vacation rental marketplace. HomeAway connects homeowners and property managers who advertise (or list) their properties available for rent with travelers who choose these alternative accommodations instead of hotels. HomeAway was funded by venture capital firms Austin Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures and Trident Capital. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with additional offices in Colorado, Virginia, New York, England, Germany, Brazil and France. HomeAway, Inc was founded in February 2005. The company initially acquired several sites and consolidated them into a single vacation marketplace, launching HomeAway.com in June 2006. Travelers can search HomeAway.com to find a vacation rental for free and homeowners can pay to advertise their property. The acquisitions that HomeAway has made include: HomeAway moved into its new global headquarters in Austin, Texas on October 2, 2009; the first mixed-use project and the second company in Austin to achieve LEED Gold certification for Commercial Interior Design. On November 18, 2009, Us Weekly announced that HomeAway would reunite actors Chevy...


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