Juan has founded several startups using the marketplace model and just 2 years ago started what he thought will be the biggest opportunity for him, a marketplace for “pay-what-you-want” walking tours, A.K.A. “free walking tours”. That company was called “GuruWalk” and now has become the biggest community of free walking tour guides in the world, already present in 100 countries and 500 cities around the world.
He is convinced these kinds of tours will become mainstream and everybody will do a guruwalk the first day they arrive in a city because it is the best way to understand the place you are visiting, is affordable and it is much more fun than traditional tours.
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Thursday, November 11 2021 | 16:40 PM
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