Lifestyle Trip, a London-based mostly media startup with a significant tech bent (or is that the other way round?) has elevated $20 million in Series A funding. The round is being led by PPF Team, the fund managed by entrepreneur Petr Kellner.
Lifestyle Trip experienced formerly elevated $two million in seed funding from many traders, such as U.S.-based mostly media investor Gordy Crawford.
Billed as generating and serving up articles for the “culturally curious,” Lifestyle Trip has to day posted extra than 30,000 articles or blog posts and movies to deliver cultural, vacation and food recommendations.
It has workplaces in London, New York and Tel Aviv, which create articles and settle for more submissions from over 40 other “country hubs” to help Lifestyle Trip’s articles to span the globe.
But — surprise, surprise — as very well its media qualifications, the organization, which is established by psychiatrist Dr. Kris Naudts, is conversing up its know-how participate in, a thing it strategies to devote intensely in write-up-Series A.
Specifically, Lifestyle Trip states it is crafted a bespoke information graph that takes advantage of “AI technology” in get to build a extra personalised encounter for people. That seems an dreadful like a good aged-fashioned suggestion motor to me, but what do I know.
“Culture Trip’s information graph will allow the generation of a extra significant encounter for our people, deepening the personalisation of articles discovery with each and every new go through,” states Naudts in a assertion. “This expenditure will help us to more this know-how, and also develop our presence in new hubs close to the earth, to go on to create our articles offering”.