Pitch: On-demand travel concierge.What is Scout?Scout connects travelers with a local assistant to plan and book experiences tailored to their interests.
Founders:David Temple, CEO (right)Matt Sperling, Head of Product (center)Team: 4Funding: $25,000How did you come up with Scout?David: We started by sending out weekend travel guides, but found that our readers were more interested in talking to the person who wrote them.What market are you competing in?There's over $500 billion spent every year on tours and activities that aren't bookable online. We make finding and booking those activities as easy as sending a text.How was your LAUNCH Incubator experience?The LAUNCH Incubator has been a fantastic experience for us. It's helped us clarify our thinking as well as our presentation and product. We've also learned a lot from the other companies in the class.Published on July 14, 2015 for the LAUNCH Incubator Class II demo day, Bastille Day.