Trazzler is a travel website that focuses on unique local places. Trazzler employs several people in California, Florida, and Spain. The company was co-founded by Adam Rugel and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
Trazzler recently raised $1.1 million in funding from Ron Conway (SV Angel), AOL co-founder Steve Case, Jack Dorsey, Betaworks, Dave Morin, Founder Collective, and AOL Ventures. Trazzler started in Twitter’s offices. Rugel is a former employee at Odeo, which is a podcasting company that led to the creation of Twitter. Trazzler users are asked to write thoughts on a local place in limited space of about 60-100 words. [TechCrunch]