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57hours Expands Global Footprint, Seed Funding Expands Reach to 53 Countries

Last week, the Uber-like app for outdoor guides announced a $2.3 million fundraiser. He will be dedicated to customer growth and expansion into new markets around the world.

57hours markets itself as a “one-click” marketplace for adventure guide services. Through its mobile and desktop platforms, customers can book climbing, cross-country skiing, hiking and mountain biking trips with guides in areas as far-flung as the Alps, Iceland and the American West.

Now, 57 hours announced, its catalog is much deeper. After a successful seed funding round, the company has expanded to 53 countries. The company said it now offers 400″various adventure destinations» thanks to its 350 registered guides.

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The company’s latest experiences include a Nordic skiing trip to Svalbard, Norway, and a sailing trip through the country’s fjords. Each trip lasts 8 days. As a more affordable option, the company has also launched an 8-day trek in New Zealand at $1,685 per person.

Affiliate guides can generate net income: 57hours said its top-earning guide service booked $500,000 worth of trips in 2022 alone.

57hours co-founder and CEO Viktor Marohnić said his team’s goal is “to become the most trusted global booking engine for human-powered outdoor adventure.” The company takes its name from the warrior world of the weekend: the total time between Friday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at midnight.

“Our mission is to get more people to spend more hours outdoors,” he said. “We also work to help our partner guides achieve business success doing what they love.”

Go to company website to discover the recently expanded range of guided tours offered by 57hours. There, you can also read guides and reviews of various locations from experts and other 57 Hour users, as well as preview several trips via scheduled webinars.

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