Away’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Away is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of polycarbonate suitcases and bags. Read more

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Stuart Haselden

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

2015

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Samsonite is one of Away's top competitors. Samsonite was founded in 1910 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Samsonite operates in the Apparel & Footwear industry. Samsonite generates $3.3B more revenue than Away.

Tumi is a top competitor of Away. Tumi was founded in 1975, and is headquartered in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Tumi is in the Retail Distributors industry. Tumi generates $140M less revenue vs. Away.

Travelpro is seen as one of Away's top competitors. Travelpro is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, and was founded in 1987. Travelpro is in the field. Travelpro generates 19% the revenue of Away.

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Acquisitions

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Away Funding History

$2.6M$11.1M$26.6M$76.6M$176.6M

Since Away was founded in 2015, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Away has raised $176.6M. Away's last funding round was on May 2019 for a total of $100.0M

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Series D
May 2019
$100M
Series C
Jun 2018
$50M
Series B
May 2017
$15.5M

Global Founders Capital

Series A
Aug 2016
$8.5M
Seed
Aug 2015
$2.5M

Total Funding: $176.6M

Since Away was founded in 2015, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Away has raised $176.6M. Away's last funding round was on May 2019 for a total of $100.0M

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No recent investments found related to Away

Away News

February 3, 2020Observer

Away and Serena Williams Just Launched a Limited Edition Travel Collection

The stylish collaboration is just the beginning of the Away x Serena Williams partnership.... See more »
January 17, 2020Fast Company

Away luggage saw healthy holiday sales growth despite a scorching expose on its workplace culture

A widely read article in the Verge that detailed Away's allegedly toxic workplace right in the middle... See more »
January 16, 2020Forbes

Twitter Mob Mentality Made Away CEO Steph Korey Step Down-Now She's Back In Charge

After the fire and fury has died down, Korey has reconsidered her decision. It seems that she acted i... See more »
January 14, 2020The Business Journals: New York

Away CEO is back, 'exploring legal options' in response to negative press

Away co-founder Steph Korey is back at the helm of the New York City-based luggage start-up just a mo... See more »
January 14, 2020Gizmodo UK

Luggage Startup CEO Accused of Creating Toxic Workplace Won't Go Away After All

Away's chief executive Steph Korey was reported to be stepping down from the role while taking on a n... See more »
January 13, 2020Business Insider

Here's the full Slack message from Away's returning CEO calling a recent investigation into the company 'deliberate lies'

Steph Korey, the former CEO of luggage startup Away, informed employees via a Slack message on Monday... See more »
January 13, 2020The Wall Street Journal

Chief of Online Luggage Seller Away Reverses Course on Resignation

A month after saying she would step down, Away CEO Steph Korey now says she is keeping her job.... See more »

Away Press Releases

November 5, 2019PR Newswire

Early TUMI, Samsonite, Away Travel & Olympia Savings Compared by Consumer Articles

BOSTON, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- All the top early Black Friday suitcase & luggage deals for 2019... See more »

Away Videos

November 17, 2018Away Youtube Channel

"Power Gifter | Away" on YOUTUBE

December 14, 2017Away Youtube Channel

"Lisbon | Away" on YOUTUBE

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503 Broadway 3rd Floor

New York, New York10012

646-494-7649

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Away is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of polycarbonate suitcases and bags. Away was founded in 2015. Away's headquarters is located in New York, New York, USA 10012. It has raised 176.6M in 6 rounds. The latest round was in May 2019. Some of A...

CEO

Away's CEO, Stuart Haselden, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Away's primary competitors are Samsonite, Tumi & Travelpro.

Website

awaytravel.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Away

  1. When was Away founded?

    Away was founded in 2015
  2. Who is Away's CEO?

    Away's CEO is Stuart Haselden
  3. How much revenue does Away generate?

    Away generates $140M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Away have?

    Away has historically raised $176.6M in funding
  1. Where is Away's headquarters?

    Away's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  2. How many employees does Away have?

    Away has 500 employees
  3. What sector does Away operate in?

    Away is in Consumer Goods
  4. Who are Away's competitors?

    Away's top competitors are Samsonite, Tumi, Travelpro