Gurgaon-based ixigo Acquihires Content Sharing Technology Startup Reach

ixigo aquihires reach

11 January 2017, India:

ixigo, India’s leading travel search marketplace has announced that it has recently Acqui-hired the team of mobile content sharing app ‘Reach’. As part of the deal, the Reach team will be joining ixigo to help enhance company’s already existing products by providing travelers not just utility, but consumable content & entertainment in the travel space.

ixigo CEO & Co-Founder Aloke Bajpai said – “By onboarding the Reach team we are taking our vision of empowering every Indian traveler with trustworthy & personalized travel recommendations a step further. Our main aim has always been to simplify the lives of travelers. With their technology prowess and innovative thinking, together we expect to churn out a lot of smart offerings for our users. Reach brings oodles of enthusiasm along, assuring us and users of some awesome developments ahead.”

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Reach CEO, Akshay Pruthi said – “With technology at our core and our in-depth understanding of consumable content, we saw a natural connect in working towards the development of smarter offerings for travelers. At ixigo, we are excited to be continuing our journey of creating cutting edge technology while catering to the content & entertainment needs of travelers today.” Adding to this,
Reach Founder, Abhay Pruthi said – “ixigo has been creating amazing travel products for Indian users. Collaborating with them will give us the opportunity to further innovate and create awesome products and services for millions of users!”

Launched in 2015, Reach is a unique mobile app which allows its users to browse & download music, games, apps and other consumable content directly from their friends’ mobile devices. The founding team comprising of – Abhay Pruthi, Akshay Pruthi, Ashish Kumar and Ayush Verma, have been working on the idea ever since their college days.

ixigo is India’s leading travel search marketplace, connecting over 80 million travelers with content & deals from over 25,000 online & offline travel & hospitality businesses. Launched in 2007, ixigo aggregates and compares real-time travel information, prices & availability for flights, trains, buses, cabs, hotels, packages & destinations.

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