Travuru

Boston, MA

Angel / Pre-seed stage Software & Services » Application & Data Integration
About
Boston-Based Social Media Platform where users share their experiences for followers to search through and gain trustworthy recommendations.

Industry
Landscape

Focused on Boston, MA. Events that are unique for Market Adoption include, Red Sox, Boston Marathon, Boston Gay Pride Day, Head of the Charles etc.

Competitive Advantage:

Personalized Recommendations
-Prioritize Network’s Experiences
-Optimized Suggestion Algorithm

All-Encompassing App.
-Social Media
-Trip Planning
-Reviewing

Unique Access to Data
-Classify Users and Travel Trends
-Analysis of Demographics and Cross-Interests
-Retention Rates Analysis

East of Use
-Personalize Results
-Search using filtration and unique personality profiles

Profiles
-Characterize User Personality and Interests
-Visually Presents Travel Habits Back to User

Design and Brand
-Memorable name to gain share of mind at a fast-pace

The
Problem

We are attacking main problem broken down into three segments...
1. When planning personal travel, there are limited trustworthy resources. Personalized recommendations are limited to one’s immediate circle.
2. Knowledge on friend’s travel experiences is limited to recent or near future events.
3. Few travel apps combine the three main principals of 21st century travel: Social Media Sharing, Trip Planning, Location Reviews

The
Solution

1. Message your network to get trustworthy recommendations of your destination
2. Social platform designed to log your friend’s travel adventures and experiences
3. Plan and track your trips using our intuitive Itineraries.

Business
Model

We take 10% commission rate per transaction of tickets sold through our application.
2.2 Billion trips booked worldwide on airline. 36 million passengers flew in/out of Logan airport. We plan on taking 15% of the available market, giving us 5.4 million users to be using Travuru-Boston. On average one person spends $20 on events while traveling. Estimated Revenue $108 million dollars!