PopulStay is a decentralized home-sharing platform operating in the hospitality industry. The company offers a platform where hosts and guests can connect and transact, with a focus on creating a sense of community and encouraging open communication. It utilizes blockchain technology to manage listings, services, and devices, and offers features such as automated check-ins through smart locks, lower fees due to the elimination of a third-party middleman, and a community-run dispute resolution system. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Singapore.
Expert Collections containing PopulStay
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PopulStay is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Travel Technology (Travel Tech).
Travel Technology (Travel Tech)
The travel tech collection includes companies offering tech-enabled services and products for tourists and travel players (hotels, airlines, airports, cruises, etc.). It excludes financial services and micro-mobility solutions.
Latest PopulStay News
Dec 8, 2018
Marlin and Populstay have partnered to bring decentralized travel options and home-sharing options to customers. Populstay, a travel and home-sharing platform, has established reach across Asia, including over 2,000 hosts. Marlin is a blockchain network. Marlin CMO Dean Pappas said Populstay “is a great example of a DApp that has a seamlessly amazing user experience from end-to-end. Our partnership helps maintain this user experience by providing a fault-tolerant uptime solution to their infrastructure and continues to expand the Marlin world of great partner applications.” Periklis Ikonomidis, the CMO of PopulStay, said Marlin brings “reliable access. I’m excited to see this benefit not only us, but hundreds of dApps.” Search for:
PopulStay Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was PopulStay founded?
PopulStay was founded in 2018.
What is PopulStay's latest funding round?
PopulStay's latest funding round is Seed.
How much did PopulStay raise?
PopulStay raised a total of $2.25M.
Who are the investors of PopulStay?
Investors of PopulStay include Crypto Capital, Jove Capital, Sharp Eye Capital, Handsome Capital, BITMAIN and 3 more.
Who are PopulStay's competitors?
Competitors of PopulStay include Roomah and 4 more.
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