Google Ventures Invests

Google Ventures invests in Homeaway Google Ventures enters the increasing market of the rent of vacations by means of its recent investment in Inc. the HomeAway Group, first company of The investment of Google has been realised by means of the purchase of participation the present shareholders of the company. HomeAway, Inc. is the leader in the rent of vacations through Internet, with 11 operative vestibules adding different European countries, the vestibules leaders of rent of vacations in the United States and Brazil. The vestibules of HomeAway provide a world-wide network of rent of vacations that puts in proprietor contact of lodgings, real estate and travelling managers worldwide. At present, HomeAway shows more than 540,000 lodgings to rent in vacations in than 120 countries more worldwide.

Facing its results, the company has undergone a growth of 45% in its invoicing, reaching the 120 million dollars in 2009. In future, with the aid of Google, the company will focus its attention on, among others things, new technological developments to optimize its pages Web and to simplify the process of reserves. According to he explains Brian Sharples, CEO and Founder of HomeAway, Inc. the company is now in a stage in which we want to concentrate our resources in optimizing the usabilidad of our vestibules and establishing new standards in the industry of the rent of vacations. We felt very positive with the new relation with Google, that will enormously help us to fulfill this objective. HomeAway also will benefit from the ample experience of Google in the acquisition and integration of start-ups when it initiates his expansion in new markets like Asia and Australia.