MyVR Raises $1.4M From YC, SV Angel, Chris Dixon To Attack The $85B Vacation Rental Industry

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http://techcrunch.com – The vacation rental industry is often overlooked, especially relative to hotels. So it might surprise you to learn that it’s actually a massive market, with bookings generating over $85 billion annually — in the U.S and Europe alone. And this doesn’t even take into account the new peer-to-peer apartment rental platforms (like Airbnb), which have begun to cater to vacation renters as well. The industry as a whole stands to see continued growth going forward as behavior changes — as families increasingly choose to rent apartments and vacation homes when traveling, rather (IT news)