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  • 29-Sep-2017

Hostkeyper

Abstract

Hostkeyper is a full service cleaning and property management group; managing Airbnb, short-term, and vacation rental homes.

Currently Hostkeyper services the operations of Airbnb homes to remote hosts. Ensuring homes are turned over after guests have checked out, assist with the maintenance of the home, and communicate with guests.

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Who is your customer?

Our customer is a single or multiple residential property owner who is looking to optimize their revenue by renting their homes short term.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Home owners who desire to put their homes on Airbnb, or any other short-term rental site need a reliable cleaning and property management service to turn over the homes between guests. A lot of owners my be remote or do not have the time to service their homes, however, see the opportunity to make more profit on their homes in a shorter amount of time with Airbnb.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

We believe that if we stay up to date with the needs of hosts we can be successful. Remote hosts need reliability, the job done right, and knowledge of the industry. These features will create success because this will create great reviews of their home and more guests wanting to stay there.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

We will start with the local Houston market, create value in our services and bring more hosts on board to us our services. Hostkeyper has 2 advantages, the first is being first service of its type in the southern market. Second, we cater specifically to the needs of Airbnb hosts; which traditional cleaning companies do not do and have yet to understand the market.