We help inspire, fund, advise and connect travel startups.

TSI Advisory

Our Advisory service benefits travel technology startups looking for business strategy, pilots, business development deals and investment capital. Our network consists of over 300+ global travel executives and investors. Our core value proposition is that we can introduce you to the right people much quicker than you can and we can get a response much quicker due to our reputation as a successful early-stage travel technology investor and incubator of startups.

Our Strengths:
*Technology representation for piloting/testing and selling commercial agreements.
*API distribution and sales.
*Fundraising of investment capital.
*Strategic advisory.

Companies We Like to Represent:
*You have some current or previous funding.
*You have a technology, product or service and are ready to test, pilot or commercialize.
*You are looking to raise $250K-$10M in capital.

What We Do:
*Provide strategic advice.
*Help your company get your technology integrated into larger travel companies.
*Weekly calls.
*Introductions of your technology to the top global travel executives.
*Introductions of your investment opportunity to investors that invest in early-stage travel tech startups.

TSI has given us practically instant access to a network of advisors, peers, partners, customers, and potential investors that we could not have built on our own. The TSI team is always available to help, and we have benefited greatly from their experience in navigating the travel industry. The VISIT FLORIDA Digital Innovation Forum also provided us with actionable feedback and valuable new connections.
Bala Chandran Co-Founder, CEO, Flightsayer

MIST.Asia partners with TSI to screen startups for the MIST Tourism Startup Bootcamp.

Travel Startups Incubator recently screened 100+ startups for the Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) bootcamp, using our proprietary investment weighted methodology and MIST’s criteria of potential for investment. 18 tourism startups from … [Continue reading]

Splitty Wins the Start-up Award at the EyeforTravel San Francisco Summit 2017.

Splitty won the Start-up Award at the EFT San Francisco Summit on Monday April 24th. The OTA splits your stay into multiple reservations for the same hotel to get you the lowest rate. Packetzoom a new technology protocol, speeding the load of a … [Continue reading]

Selling unsold airfare inventory, the next big opportunity in travel technology.

One of the great things about being an early stage travel technology investor, advisor and connector, is you can see technology, new business models and innovation coming into the market that may alter how the travel industry conducts business. As an … [Continue reading]

Travel Technologies Wanted by Partners on the TravelStartups.net Deal Flow Platform

We have two new corporate partners on the TravelStartups.NET Deal Flow Platform looking for specific travel technology. If you have the following technologies please apply to the Deal Flow Platform so we can introduce you. Airlines Travel … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator – Investment Return Data – Portfolio 1

We are closing out our first investment portfolio (TSI 1). In keeping with our belief of being a transparent company, with startups and the investment community, we are publishing the TSI 1 portfolio investment return data as part of this … [Continue reading]

Nominations Open for EyeforTravel’s Start-Up Travel Awards 2017

Does your travel company have what it takes to succeed in travel?  Is your app or product a key weapon in your battle to win and engage travel consumers?  New travel brands will find out as they battle it out as part of EyeforTravel’s Start-Up Travel … [Continue reading]

How the TSI Deal Flow Platform is helping Flightsayer gain traction.

At Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) we have spent the better part of 2-years thinking about how to improve the process of prospecting, vetting and investing in travel technology startups. Our thesis from the beginning has been to identify and support … [Continue reading]

Announcing the TSI Deal Flow Platform For Startups, Corporations and Investors

We are excited to announce the launch of the TSI Deal Flow Platform. The Deal Flow Platform aims to drive innovation in the travel industry at greater scale, utilizing the processes and tools we've developed while running Travel Startups Incubator … [Continue reading]

VISIT FLORIDA Digital Innovation Forum Recap

On Wednesday November 30th, Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) ran a travel startup pitch session at day one of the VISIT FLORIDA Digital Innovation Forum. TSI brought in 11 travel tech startups to present to 125 travel executives from around Florida. … [Continue reading]

FlitWays Goes Public, Travel Startups Incubator’s First Exit

FlitWays Technology Inc. has gone public. FlitWays trades publicly under the stock symbol FTWS. FlitWays Technology lead by CEO Tobi Mac and Director of Growth Zacky Hamraz has been growing fast and this summer their team decided the best route to … [Continue reading]

Airlines Technology signs commercial pact with British Airways for aggregation services

Airlines Technology (AT), an IT Solutions provider and portfolio company of Travel Startups Incubator has signed a commercial agreement with British airways (BA) to provide NDC (New Distribution Capability) aggregation services. AT’s aggregation … [Continue reading]

The 13 Travel Startups Selected to Present at the VISIT FLORIDA Digital Innovation Forum Nov 30

Thirteen up-and-coming travel startups focused on local experiences, destinations and operations were mutually selected by Travel Startups Incubator and VISIT FLORIDA to present their companies and innovative travel technology at the VISIT FLORIDA … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator Acquires Equity Stake in Online Travel API Marketplace Yappes

Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) is pleased to announce Yappes as its newest portfolio company. Yappes is an online marketplace for companies to discover, compare and license travel technology APIs. Yappes provides an open platform where travel API's … [Continue reading]

Beyond Pricing Wins Eye For Travel 2016 Start-up & Innovation in Travel Award

Beyond Pricing the most popular revenue management and dynamic pricing software for the $100B vacation rental and home sharing market wins the 2016 Start-up & Innovation in Travel award at Eye For Travel TDS America. Runner-up - Trusted … [Continue reading]

Last Seat & Together Travel Join the TSI Advisory Program

Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) recently launched an Advisory Program for seed-funded and later-stage travel startups. In this program TSI does not make a cash investment but provides paid advisory and professional services to travel startups, … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator Acquires Equity Stake in Korean Adventure Travel OTA Yana Trip

Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) is pleased to announce Yana Trip as its newest portfolio company. The innovative adventure travel startup Yana Trip offers personalized online tour and activities scheduling to the growing number of fully independent … [Continue reading]

Pitch your startup at the VISIT FLORIDA Digital Innovation Forum November 30th

We are pleased to announce that Travel Startups Incubator (TSI) will be running a travel technology demo day on November 30th as part of VISIT FLORIDA's 2-day Digital Innovation Forum. VISIT FLORIDA, the state of Florida’s official marketing … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator Acquires Equity Stake in TravHQ an India Travel Technology Media Platform

Travel Startups Incubator is pleased to announce TravHQ as its newest portfolio company. The India-based media platform presents dynamic travel-related news as well as analysis of technology and other developments within the growing Southeast Asia … [Continue reading]

Biz Airlines Launches Travelligence a Mobile Airfare Booking App For Business Travelers

Biz Airlines, a Travel Startups Incubator portfolio company funded in November 2015, officially launched their TravelligenceTM  solution for increasing business airfare travel efficiency. Biz Airlines mixes and matches airport transfers, airlines and … [Continue reading]

Airlines Technology wins TravHQ Startup Knockdown

Airlines Technology, a Travel Startups Incubator portfolio company building NDC-compliant solutions to help airlines serve richer content to the end traveler, was the main winner of TravHQ's Startup Knockdown on July 7 in Kolkata, … [Continue reading]

The Black Fish

by Matt Zito, Managing Partner Travel Startups Incubator I grew up fishing for Steelhead in the Lake Erie tributaries. Every Fall around Thanksgiving we would break out our fly rods, tie up sucker spawn flies, and hit the streams. We were fishing to … [Continue reading]

I don’t invest in husband and wife teams

By Nicole Zito, Managing Partner Travel Startups Incubator From the age of nine, I knew I would be a business owner. After all my name Nicole, of Greek origin means "Victory of the people." Actually, my mother named me after a character on her … [Continue reading]

EyeforTravel’s Startup & Innovation in Travel Awards 2016 is open for entries

Calling All Travel Startups & Innovators! Las Vegas, NV – Twelve start-ups will have the opportunity to pitch to top industry investors at EyeforTravel’s Start-Up & Innovation in Travel Awards on October 6-7, 2016. Taking place as part … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator Invests in NDC Aggregation Platform Airlines Technology

Travel Startups Incubator is pleased to announce our investment in Airlines Technology Private Ltd., an industry innovator in India focused on the New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative spearheaded by the International Air Transport Association … [Continue reading]

Travel Startups Incubator Invests in Mobile Travel Chat App GoHero.ai

Travel Startups Incubator is pleased to announce our first investment in India with GoHero.ai. A standout among the growing number of Mobile Travel Chat (MTC) startups, smart personal travel concierge. GoHero uses a combination of artificial and … [Continue reading]

Closing a Travel API licensing deal is not easy.

  A Brave New World - The Connected Traveler & Travel APIs: Understanding the Legal Realities of Travel APIs Series by Emmanuel Vranakis a technology and startup lawyer. This blog is part of a series devoted to understanding the legal … [Continue reading]

Jumeirah Hotels Adopts Proxce’s Award Winning Proximity Identification Management System

    TSI portfolio company Proxce has announced a partnership with Jumeirah Group to enable the luxury hotel chain to offer mobile check-in via smartphone as well as contextual experiences for their guests. “Proxce’s innovative … [Continue reading]

Introducing the TSI Platform

Today we are proud to introduce the TSI Platform: The first digital investment, advisory and innovation platform designed specifically to fund, advise, connect and help inspire travel technology startups. Here is a visualization of how we leveraged … [Continue reading]

Travel Tech Con on May 20, 21 in San Francisco, CA

Travel Tech Con is an independent conference in San Francisco organized by travel startup founders who find the lack of innovation in travel disturbing. They’re bringing together founders and leaders to talk about the technologies that transform and … [Continue reading]