The story so far
Self-described as the Kayak for bus travel, Busbud is the only platform that helps travelers search, compare and book bus trips online at a global level. Busbud leverages the ground networks of nearly 1,500 bus companies around the world, providing coach scheduling information and booking options for over 10,460 cities in 89 countries.
LP Maurice, CEO and co-founder of Busbud had the idea for Busbud while backpacking across South America in early 2011. Later that year, Maurice, co-founded Busbud with two long-time friends: Microsoft veteran Mike Gradek, now CTO, and Chief Analytics Officer Frederic Thouin.
OMERS Ventures co-led a $9 million Series A funding in 2014.