With the Tashi’s non-code software platform for the travel market, you can create, configure, and launch your own Airbnb-style peer-to-peer marketplace with 1% of the time and expense of a custom-built solution. We are strengthening the growing army of travel marketplaces that are becoming counter points for global players like Airbnb, Booking, Citrip and Expedia. We launched in 2020 and we are already getting five live marketplaces, with five more to be launched by the end of 2021. Booking.com has chosen us as the top 10 sustainable travel startups worldwide. Our clients already include international development banks and large travel groups in the United States, Australia, India and South Africa.
We are embracing the technology to launch a new marketplace for people making the next Airbnb. One side of our platform needs enterprise-grade back-office tools and integrations if you want to scale a few million suppliers and guests with a drag and drop front end builder so you can feel your own features and appearance.
Got back-office integrations like Payment Gateway, Channel Manager and the online travel agent connection you need. Our advanced provider booking system can also provide a wide array of products needed for accommodation, multi-day and day tour and activity providers. And on the front end, our pre-built templates and drag-and-drop content management system make it easy for our customers to configure their market place for the space they need and launch in a trendy and fast way.
- Threats: Naturally, the biggest OTAs are our customers and through them the biggest threat to us. As they continue to grow, they reduce innovation and continue to put resources in the hands of fewer and fewer people. We are going to change that.
- Opportunities: Guests in each travel marketplace need the same features and functionality to provide bookings themselves and assist providers. We’ve built a suite of advanced platforms and apps to allow our customers to mix and match marketplace features to suit their needs.
- Strengths: We have an unbeatable combination of technology skills and domain experience. Mac Gaughan (co-founder) previously founded his own travel marketplace and did not learn what to do and how not to do it, and Tom Schäuble (co-founder) has created a platform that has processed billions of dollars in revenue.
- Weaknesses: Capital. COVID has hampered our initial capital rising, so we have focused on building our platform and continuously growing our user base to create a strong investment case for resumption of travel volume.