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Hostel Hunting helps students search for rental properties close to their university campus. Its website allows students to filter through verified property listings by area or institution, and communicate directly with potential landlords through its messaging feature. It takes a service fee for every successful booking. The startup operates in Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore.
Kuala Lumpur-based student accommodation platform HostelHunting announced today that it has raised an undisclosed Series A funding round.
Student accommodation platform HostelHunting has just closed its Series A round and will use the funding to further its product development and hiring plans.
HostelHunting, (โฮสเทลฮันติ้ง) ในโซนเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ได้มีการเติบโตอย่างต่อเนื่อง ตั้งแต่เริ่มก่อตั้งที่ประเทศมาเลเซีย (มกราคม 2015) และประสบความสำเร็จในการขยายตลาดไปในต่างประเทศได้แก่ ประเทศสิงค์โปร์ และ ตอนนี้ในประเทศไทย
Hardly two years old, HostelHunting boasts a whopping 71,000 rooms listed for rent on its student-focused platform
HOSTEL Hunting, a room rental platform focused on student accommodation, has been steadily expanding since it was established in January last year.
The homegrown startup began with 300 rooms and increased its offering to 71,000 sourced from 5,000 owners as of November.
Wanting to solve a problem faced by students from local colleges and universities, 4 founders came together back in January 2015 to create a room rental platform that focuses on student accommodation.
对初到一个陌生环境升学的学生来说，面对的最棘手的问题莫过于租房。 不说你可能不知道，原来国内已有网站专门提供帮人找出租房的服务， 步骤如同订酒店般方便及简单， 只需几个按键，就可以解决学生懊恼得住缩问题，叫学生怎能不爱呢。
HOSTELHUNTING.com, a student accommodation marketplace, has successfully raised US$500,000 (RM2,149,7000) in a seed round led by KK Fund, followed by Incubate Fund and Cradle Fund (CIP 500).
Malaysia-based student accommodation marketplace HostelHunting.com has raised $500,000 in a seed round led by KK Fund, with funding participation from Incubate Fund and Cradle Fund under the CIP 500 grant programme.
The Malaysian online student accommodation marketplace will use the funds to build a team, develop new features and expand regionally.
Over the past year, the Bangsar-headquartered student-accommodation platform has gone from listing 600 Subang units to offering over 21,000 accommodations spanning 75% of Malaysia, from Penang to Johor. That's more than 30 times growth.
随着网上学生宿舍平台HostelHunting.com的范围不断扩大后，学生现在要在槟城， 金宝， 汝来及马六甲寻找舒适的宿舍， 不再觉得困难和忧虑了。
Looking for a place to stay is by no means an easy feat especially for college-goers, but a local website is offering a convenient platform for them to find suitable accommodation.
Hostel Hunting understands exactly the obstacles and challenges that students faces when looking for a space and aims to provide the right tools to ensure a safe and hassle-free procedure.
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The main feature of Hostel Hunting is to help students find the right place for themselves.
Local startup HostelHunting.com is looking to shake up the student housing scene with its online booking marketplace.