Crowdfunding platform: INDIEGOGO
Hostogether is a global community where hosts can expand their business by sharing and collaborating with each other. Hostogether is crowd funding at INDIEGOGO with the aim to create a host community for short-term rental owners joining as founders – Founding hosts! By doing this, Hostogether offers various premium memberships, discounts (which last forever!!), and priority access to new features and services. You can read more and even potentially become a founding host here!
Crowdfunding platform: AngelList
Hostfully is a guidebook platform to help you improve your guest experience (and drive those reviews up!). In the guidebook, you can include all essential information, like check-in & out times, how to connect to the WIFI etc, local recommendations (best restaurants, beaches, shops etc. in the area), and make use of an administrative dashboard where you can manage all your listings from. Hostfully operates in over 80 countries worldwide and can be used in 4 languages (English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese). Hostfully is currently closing their $500K seed round and have a deal on AngelList to complete this round. By doing this it allows investors (potentially you? 😉 ) to own a piece of this growing company starting from as little as $1,000 (keep in mind, usually the minimum investment on Hostfully is $25,000!).
Hostfully wanted to use AngelList to close their seed round to give clients and VR industry experts an opportunity to invest in the company. Interested? Create an account on AngelList and take a look at the deal! Read more about Hostfully on Tnooz and Skift.
Crowdfunding platform: Crowdcube
Rentivo is a B2B tech company focusing on building online marketing and management platforms for the VR industry. The software allows Vacation Rental managers with many listings easily expand their business even beyond popular listing sites, and thus generate more direct bookings while simultaneously enhancing their business and guest satisfaction. According to a recent press release, Rentivo successfully raised $425K in its crowdfunding campaign in Crowdcube (world’s first investment crowdfunding platform) and exceeded their goal by 36% (!!). With the raised funds Rentivo will focus on enhancing sales, marketing and technology development.