Tag: Boatbound

[Boatsetter in Yahoo!finance] Boat-sharing ‘a natural extension’ in peer-to-peer rentals, Boatsetter CEO says

Turning your boat into a side hustle or a full-time entrepreneurial opportunity is now easier than ever through boat-sharing. Similar to ridesharing made popular by Uber (UBER) and Lyft (LYFT), and vacation rentals like Airbnb (ABNB), boat-sharing allows individuals to rent boats directly from their owners through peer-to-peer services. Read more ...

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[Boatsetter in Business Wire] Boatsetter, the leading marketplace for on-the-water experiences and boat rentals, raises $38m in Series B funding

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boatsetter, the leading marketplace for on-the-water experiences and boat rentals, announced today that it has raised $38M in Series B funding co-led by Level Equity, with participation from Suntex Marinas, Certares and others. The Digital Private Markets team of J.P. Morgan Securities LLC served as the sole placement agent for the deal. The Series B funding will enable Boatsetter to enrich the product features, boat inventory, and experiential offerings that have drawn over one million boaters and boat owners alike to the Boatsetter community since launch, as well as to bring Boatsetter to new markets across the globe. Read more ...

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[Boatsetter in Business Wire] Boatsetter Sees a 200% Rise in Bookings as Consumers Opt for Local, On-Demand Opportunities to Enjoy Summer on the Water

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumers are increasingly opting for staycations and on-demand experiences on the water, according to new data from Boatsetter, the leading marketplace for on-water experiences and boat rentals in the United States. Boatsetter, which offers over 50,000 boat listings in 700 locations globally, saw a 200 percent increase in bookings year over year, with staycations, instant booking, and multi-day bookings as key factors in this growth spike. Read more ...

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