Hopper, based in Montreal, was founded in 2007 by CEO Frederic LaLonde, Joost Ouwerkerk and Dakota Smith. The company, which was valued at a little more than $3.5 billion in 2021, is one of the largest online travel agencies in North America with a reported 80 million downloads of its free app. Like Kayak, Expedia, and Priceline, the company functions as a flight price search engine: it pulls in flight pricing from all the airlines to show customers which have the cheapest fares.

In November, Hopper announced that it had secured a $96 million investment from credit-card company Capital One, which previously led Hopper’s Series F round that raised $170 million in March 2021.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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When was Hopper founded?

Hopper was founded in 2007.

Who are Hopper's major investors?

WestCap
Drive Capital
Glade Brook Capital Partners
The Goldman Sachs Group
Capital One
Inovia Capital
Brookfield Growth
Stack Capital Group
Updated on: Apr 15, 2024

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