JR Johnson

(Founder & CEO, Trippy)

J.R. Johnson is a four-time start-up entrepreneur and the founder of the social travel site and app Trippy (Trippy.com). Trippy is a social travel web and mobile app designed to collect and share travel ideas with friends. It’s a full-circle travel experience that takes you from dreaming to doing. After debuting a private beta in September 2011 as a Battlefield Finalist at TechCrunch Disrupt, Trippy launched its open beta in October 2011. Trippy is funded by Sequoia Capital, True Ventures and SV Angel. J.R. previously launched VirtualTourist (acquired by Expedia in 2008).

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