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Evolve is reimagining the vacation rental experience with our modern approach to hospitality and property management. We help guests rest easy with vetted homes, bookings that give back, and all the support they need for a great stay. We also make vacation rental stress-free for owners, 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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24,000+

Owners

$2 Billion+

Rental Income Earned

9 Million+

Guests Hosted

4.7 Stars

Average Guest Review

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.

Recent Coverage

  
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Evolve’s in-depth “Vacation Rental Industry Trends: Summer 2022” Report Examines Current State of the Industry
9 Colorado Tech Companies Hiring Engineers Right Now
This Rental Company Wants to Give You Free Vacations for Life
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Vacation Homes Are Hotter Than Ever—Here’s How to Snag the Right Rental
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12 Best Vacation Rental Websites for Your Next Relaxing Getaway
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Evolve Debuts at #14 on A16Z’s Marketplace 100 List
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14 Expert Tips to Decorate a Home With a Closed Floor Plan
The No. 1 emerging real-estate market in America also has some of the nation’s best beaches
Evolve Nabs $100m To Add Vacation Rental Properties
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Short-term rentals’ popularity continues even as pandemic travel fears ebb
Navigating ‘The Great Resignation’
9 Vacation Rental Industry CEOs Share Their Predictions for 2022
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How to Spot Those Pesky (and Expensive) Lodging Fees
10 trends that will shape the travel landscape in 2022
Evolve Ranks Top Destinations for 2022 Vacation Rental Investment
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Evolve’s 2022 Travel Trends Forecast: Travel Returns — But Expectations Have Changed
These 3 Companies Just Made Big Hires. Meet the Newest Leaders on Their Teams.
Fast 50 Large No. 1: Evolve leads vacation rental market to maturity
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These Will Be the Busiest Travel Days of the 2021 Holiday Season
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EY winner Evolve, past pandemic travel bans, sees billion-dollar growth in its future
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After a Year of ‘Record’ Growth, Vacation Rental Startup Evolve Begins Hiring Push
Brian Egan of ‘Evolve’: “Invest in Your Rental”
Last-minute trips to COVID-19 vaccination passports: 15 trends that will shape travel in 2021
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The 20 Best Places to Travel in 2021
Evolve Is Changing The Online Rental Marketplace
Prepare for travel’s comeback: The 12 hottest destinations of 2021
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The Property Management Startup With 2 Million Guests Served
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Evolve Acquires Vacation Rental Pricing Platform Everbooked
Evolve Lands $80M To Keep Pace With Triple-Digit Growth
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Five ‘Gazelles’ Added To Roster Of Growing Denver Firms

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Recent Coverage

Evolve announced as Hopper’s largest direct rental supplier 
Read more→


9 Colorado Tech Companies Hiring Engineers Right Now
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This Rental Company Wants to Give You Free Vacations for Life
Read more→


Vacation Homes Are Hotter Than Ever—Here’s How to Snag the Right Rental
Read more→


How to Turn Your Vacation Home Into an Airbnb
Read more→


Culture is the Heaviest Lever

 

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12 Best Vacation Rental Websites for Your Next Relaxing Getaway
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14 5 Essential Tips for Planning Your Summer Vacation. Number 1: Book Now
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Evolve Debuts at #14 on A16Z’s Marketplace 100 List
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14 Expert Tips to Decorate a Home With a Closed Floor Plan
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The No. 1 emerging real-estate market in America also has some of the nation’s best beaches
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Evolve Nabs $100m To Add Vacation Rental Properties
Read more→

 

Short-term rentals’ popularity continues even as pandemic travel fears ebb
Read more→

Navigating ‘The Great Resignation’
Read more→

9 Vacation Rental Industry CEOs Share Their Predictions for 2022
Read more→

How to Spot Those Pesky (and Expensive) Lodging Fees New York Times
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10 trends that will shape the travel landscape in 2022
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Evolve’s 2022 Travel Trends Forecast: Travel Returns — But Expectations Have Changed
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These 3 Companies Just Made Big Hires. Meet the Newest Leaders on Their Teams.
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Fast 50 Large No. 1: Evolve leads vacation rental market to maturity
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These Will Be the Busiest Travel Days of the 2021 Holiday Season
Read more→


The Vacation Rental Business Is Coming of Age
Read more→


EY winner Evolve, past pandemic travel bans, sees billion-dollar growth in its future
Read more→


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
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Five ‘Gazelles’ Added To Roster Of Growing Denver Firms
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Press Releases

Evolve Announced As Hopper's Largest Direct Vacation Rental Supplier

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

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Evolve Debuts at #14 on the A16Z Marketplace 100 List

This is Evolve's debut on the prestigious list, and the company is the largest travel platform to appear in the ranking.

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Evolve Ranks Top Destinations for 2022 Vacation Rental Investment

The Housing Market Becomes More Favorable for Buyers with Rural Mountain and Coastal Locations Dominating the List for Year-Round Vacation Rental Potential

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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's in-depth "Vacation Rental Industry Trends: Summer 2022" Report Examines Current State of the Industry

Evolve has unveiled its "Vacation Rental Industry Trends: Summer 2022" report, offering detailed data and insight into the current state of the vacation rental industry this summer.

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Evolve Raises $100 Million To Continue Building On-ramp For The Next Generation Of Vacation Rental Guests And Owners

Evolve announced a $100 million capital raise led by new investor Durable Capital Partners LP ("Durable"). This latest round brings Evolve's total funding to $235 million.

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Evolve's 2022 Travel Trends Forecast: Travel Returns -- But Expectations Have Changed

5,000 Travelers Provide Insight into What's Next: More Travel, More Vacation Rentals; and Savvier Booking Habits.

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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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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 Offers A Lifetime Of Travel With Its 'Vacation You For Life' Giveaway

Running until November 30, the sweepstakes offers entrants the chance to win $5,000 in credit each year for life to use at any Evolve vacation rental.

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Evolve's New Risk-Free Guarantee Builds Trust For Vacation Rental Owners

Evolve Promises a 100 Percent Refund of Management Fees if a New Homeowner is Not Satisfied with their Vacation Rental Performance After Six Months

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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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