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Hundreds nothing to -- to CEOs because CEOs of trip trotting that dot com.
Son is saying is next to me and I dream stormont.
And this isn't really neat new concept to me for people who love to travel but they don't wanna do it typical -- -- they want to be travelers more than -- -- Tell us about your site and -- help all those people out.
So we we connect travelers and locals.
One on one -- -- activities and events send don't look like everywhere you go you can have a local friend -- around.
That you view these activities you anything but certain together or you go hiking went hiking wine tasting right to see you really get to experience that culture with someone -- -- so.
How does -- all star.
The U everyone just has to go on to trip treading dot com and sign up.
While we started because it was a personal problem -- we had.
It's easy -- I'm inner Mongolia and raise it from every angle I understand -- -- yeah that's you know -- interesting to me Helena college and we traveled.
And we travel a -- And it was really difficult to meet -- -- we're always wonder -- -- college students at the time and wondering doing on a trip to Thailand.
For I'm for example where wonder where our other high students doing income who are just being served all these tourists -- things -- and I really get a chance to see what really Kiley was about.
So we kept on thinking there's going to be some -- for us actually connect with people who we otherwise would ever be with a me.
Hence we get -- trotting which were looking at.
Yet media don't you go there to let's say -- it.
You go there and you search for a -- locations intensive activities inconsistent people.
First it's become a member spray -- yeah.
-- you -- search.
But if you want to connect with anyone accordingly unconnected event in the united -- search and -- like what you see right and you want to link up -- up -- -- -- -- yet then you become a member but.
You know a lot of people are concerned about safety.
What would you say to those people out there is it safe to just meet up with a stranger and a far distant location in Bangkok -- some things.
-- -- cool thing -- though word weren't connecting people so you can meet up you can obviously we have been a public location and so it's not like you're staying in people's homes at them right and we actually -- People who are on the -- we verify them.
-- -- that you -- you can sign up as a -- but in order have to communicate with people directly you have to be.
That it through the system affect good and how many users you have so far members -- have tens and tens of thousands of either Blackberry and -- and when you start.
-- floods that left here.
X index went -- 2000 cities now.
That is a pretty hard as an agreement do you worry though you can find at least somebody there to show you around -- -- -- local -- you know he had congratulations thing -- really exciting and they'll membership -- deaths so how do you get your money how -- you guys paid had -- -- get your VC money to start -- -- so we just actually closed.
Our when it happened NIC brown from Google ventures of Cyprus are apps now on a number of other -- -- -- president yourself.
Now to get money so yes we did we married cap for a while and you know in the meeting was it was -- -- -- Played in their pocket change apnea fundraising in itself is -- a hard task and we have one of the main obstacles is to be working on a budget when you're trying to accomplish something.
And but being on a budget really makes you think outside the box and how you can actually achieve those things without the funding in the house a -- Yes amazing guy you're finding at this -- -- at this great concept he made -- reality to tell some of the cool things that you -- people are doing when they travel.
-- got so many how many Palin yeah.
And not ourselves always out I mean we we -- just in Mexico City for example about a month to know.
And eight and it was well that's funny because I think what we met with -- -- -- -- trial is they're like well as some scary like on it isn't about.
And then we members -- daughters and four of that and they showed us around.
It was great plan that was architecture student one of them with the filmmaker.
Journalists and they really showed us Mexico's -- from the -- of a local.
You know we think -- -- places where there was no during that guy ordinarily not expand its.
No I now like just local whenever I posted my always asked the concierge or levering.
Where would you go it -- I don't get at all the most expensive to receive -- -- -- I'm going to marry in any.
And -- you know what's alert -- little luck into that yes and you.
Also find -- and you guys can speak to this on -- sometimes when you're going somewhere and let's look at their calendar.
To see what and I on yes it's like -- festival or whatever anyway.
You -- that as well.
Hassling you actually did I don't trip Connie we actually have -- locals and all major cities that -- to help us carry activities so.
It's almost -- if your friend came to visit -- here in New York City what would you tell your friend so they actually recommend activities.
And local things that DO so that -- not just -- on a double Decker tour bus roaming around the city on your house.
Could again on the country's that he has been.
-- -- -- but they're you know so if I want to good politics stand for -- Which trip Trout -- totally hooked me up yet.
So we won't even I'm from there.
As you'll definitely see it all -- ahead yet not.
-- very on the very compelling.
Story idea what advice would you give to people who.
Have that good idea and don't know how to make it to reality just just -- it.
Yeah -- start it's kind of a cliche but really a lot of them have great ideas and what's stopping you really start making efforts that mean for us it was actually just Google how to start a business but literally yeah so basic yet so company and we we studied business and -- work investment banking -- -- -- you would know -- it.
We actually know you have a little more on VC working in a big corporate company is much different when you're out there having to make things happen -- -- what you're working towards -- It's quite different the -- we you know we relied on what we -- which will.
Within -- -- if you just at fifteen seconds left.
Who is your biggest competitor.
Or are there not -- -- some competitors.
I would say.
There -- potential partners.
There's a lot of travel -- cycle that.
At that are great user generated content after the -- it's basically like bringing the social.
Absolutely aspects to the typical traveler -- -- look at -- you so much for coming on.
I dream -- -- and sun and saying hello left founders and CEO of trip -- dot com there -- what's.
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