HiBnb is a marketplace dedicated to the growing cannabis community, providing accommodation and activity options to guests looking to explore with cannabis while traveling.
Having raised CAD $500,000 in pre-seed funding, HiBnb went live in Canada at the beginning of 2021 and is planning an official launch in September.
What is your 30-second pitch to investors?
HiBnb is a marketplace dedicated to the growing cannabis community, providing safe, responsible, inclusive accommodation and activities options to guests looking to explore with cannabis while traveling in countries and states that have legalized cannabis for recreational use. We also offer a channel for marketing and advertising to licensed cannabis brands and products.
Describe both the business and technology aspects of your startup.
Our business model sees three primary areas of revenue: accommodations, adventures and advertising. For the listings on our site we take a commission and service fee. Listing is free. Because of the traffic on our site, and the restrictions for the cannabis industry regarding advertising, we are able to offer licensed producers the eyes of an engaged community.
Because of the engagement of the cannabis industry, we are able to take care of our hosts with gifts and merchandise so they understand how special they are to us. HiBnb’s focus is building community, and in the end, our guests travel with HiBnb because they know…