When J.R. Johnson sold his companies Virtual Tourist and OneTime to Expedia for ~$85 million, it came with a 3 year non-compete.
He has served his time and he’s back with a new travel startup, Trippy.
“After the non-compete was over, we realized there hadn’t been a lot of innovation since the last time we were in the travel space,” Johnson told us.
Trippy is a social travel site. It’s a trip planner that connects to social networks and asks for venue suggestions from friends who have already traveled to the destination.
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