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Evolve is a hospitality company with a mission to make renting a vacation home easy for both guests and owners. We help guests rest easy knowing our homes are verified, our support is 24/7, and if their stay doesn’t meet our standards, we’ll make it right. We also make vacation rental stress-free for homeowners, partnering with them to book more and keep more of what they earn thanks to our industry-low 10% management fee.
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15,000 +

Homeowners

$1.5 BILLION+

rental income earned

5M +

Guests

750 +

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The Evolve Story

2011

  • Co-Founders Brian Egan and Adam Sherry bring Evolve to life after raising an initial round of seed funding.

  • Evolve establishes distribution partnerships with Vrbo and HomeAway.

  • The first homeowner joins Evolve, closely followed by the first guest booking of an Evolve property.

2013

  • Evolve closes on $2.7 million in Series A financing led by former Priceline executive, Robert Mylod.

2015

  • Evolve partners with Airbnb to increase exposure for homeowners.

2016

  • Evolve partners with Assurant to provide $1M in liability coverage for homeowners.

  • Evolve secures $5.5 million in financing led by T. Rowe Price.

  • The Evolve team becomes 100 employees strong.

2017

  • Evolve closes $11 million financing round led by T. Rowe Price.

2018

  • Evolve passes the 1 million guest mark for stays at Evolve properties.

  • Evolve raises $80 million in capital led by T. Rowe Price.

  • Evolve acquires dynamic pricing software company, Everbooked.

2019

  • Evolve surpasses 10,000 properties under management throughout North America.

  • Evolve launches its ‘Rest Easy Promise’ and moves to 24/7 support for homeowners and guests.

  • Evolve partners with Booking.com to bring its homes to the world’s largest booking platform.

2020

  • Evolve launches its proprietary dynamic pricing algorithm which adjusts rates daily to keep pace with fluctuating supply and demand.

  • Evolve hires Warby Parker alum, Mara Castro, as SVP of Customer Experience.

  • Evolve ends the year with a 70% YoY increase in bookings despite the pandemic.

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Recent Coverage

After a Year of ‘Record’ Growth, Vacation Rental Startup Evolve Begins Hiring Push
Read more→

Brian Egan of ‘Evolve’: “Invest in Your Rental”
Read more→

Last-minute trips to COVID-19 vaccination passports: 15 trends that will shape travel in 2021
Read more→
The 20 Best Places to Travel in 2021
Read more→

Evolve Is Changing The Online Rental Marketplace
Read more→

Prepare for travel’s comeback: The 12 hottest destinations of 2021
Read more→

The Property Management Startup With 2 Million Guests Served
Read more→
Evolve Acquires Vacation Rental Pricing Platform Everbooked
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Evolve Lands $80M To Keep Pace With Triple-Digit Growth
Read more→
Five ‘Gazelles’ Added To Roster Of Growing Denver Firms
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Press Releases

Evolve Launches Building Hospitality Program To Revitalize Communities In Need

The Company Will Donate 1% Of Every Stay Booked at Evolve.com

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Evolve Acquires Everbooked

Purchase enhances Evolve's ability to maximize income for vacation rental homeowners.

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Evolve Attracts $11 Million in New Funding to Fuel Growth

T. Rowe Price leads investment in next-generation vacation rental management company.

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Evolve Expands Executive Team, Cites Record Growth

Adding Notable Warby Parker Alum Mara Castro, The Disruptive Hospitality Company Is Expected To Grow Its Team By 50% In 2021

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Evolve Announces $80 Million in New Funding

Capital will support rapid growth and upcoming investment in technology platform.

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Evolve Secures $5.5 Million Financing Led by T. Rowe Price

Next-generation vacation rental management company expanding to help homeowners navigate changing vacation rental landscape.

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Evolve CEO Named Regional Finalist for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Program honors leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity.

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