Travel agency Fora raises $13.5m Series A

Heartcore Capital and Forerunner led the round.

  • Fora will use the funding to boost marketing and business development, and build training programs for its community of advisors
  • Round was co-led by Heartcore Capital and Forerunner
  • Fora launched in August 2021

Fora, a tech-forward travel agency, has raised $13.5 million in Series A funding.
Heartcore Capital and Forerunner led the round.

Fora, launched in August 2021, will use the funding to boost marketing and business development, and build besttraining programs for its community of advisors.

“This funding milestone enables us to double down on our vision to become a leading travel agency, with a first-of-its-kind platform for advisors,” Jake Peters, co-founder and chief product and technology officer at Fora, said in a statement. “Our goal is to make our advisors’ job as seamless as possible, with an accessibl user experience and system that will grow with our advisors, but not be overwhelming.”

Heartcore Capital, with offices in Copenhagen, Berlin and Paris, is an early-stage venture capital firm with over $700 million in committed capital. It backs B2C and B2B2C technology companies.

Forerunner, based in San Francisco, is an early-stage investor that backs companies across sectors, from fintech to marketplaces, creator platforms to commerce enablement tools.