Founding History of Despegar

Founded by Roberto Souviron, Martín Rastellino, Ernesto Cadeiras, Federico Fuchs, Christian Vilate, Alejandro Tamer, and Mariano Fiori.

Purchased the decolar.com domain name in July 1999.

Started design and development work in July 1999.

Incorporated as Decolar.com Inc. in August 1999.

Purchased the despegar.com domain name in November 1999.

Raised over $30 million USD in 2 rounds of funding.

Started trading on the NYSE in September 2017.

Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Year 1 is available in a book put together by one of the members of our team. Click on the thumbnail below to find more details about the book.