NOMADX Year in Review and What’s New for 2020 ?
Revolutionising the digital nomad lifestyle for you!
Happy New Year from the NomadX Team!
2020 is off to a bright start following a two-week holiday. We’re seeing a significant increase in booking requests and activity is really starting to ramp up in the community! We recently calculated our costs versus AirBNB and found we are over 50% less for 1-6+ month stays. So, if you or your friends are planning a trip to Portugal, please consider NomadX.com.
To start off, let’s celebrate our momentous achievements in 2019:
⭐ We reached 1000 listings across Portugal, so you have plenty of exceptional of options when coming to our sunny shores;
⭐ 80% of our listings are now verified, so you can be confident when staying at a NomadX property;
⭐ Acquired Bali-based HOMELESSNHAPPY for their educational & community offerings:
⭐ We produced and hosted a lot of BIG events during the year:
– 5 “HELLYES” Social Networking Events & Parties
– 1 sold-out Ecstatic Dance Party in Lisbon
– A big New Years Eve Party at Selina Secret Garden in downtown Lisbon
– Dozens of weekly events for our Lifestyle Community in Portugal
⭐ We were featured in an article for Tech Crunch offering expert guidance for digital nomads;
⭐ We were featured as a Beta Company at Web Summit 2019 in Lisbon, “the best technology conference on the planet”;
⭐ We hosted 27 live interviews on our growing Facebook Community for Digital Nomads, which now has more than 6k members. We would love to invite you to become a part of our Digital Nomad Community and to share daily tips, tricks and a lot of content related to Digital Nomadism with you. Simply click on this link: Facebook Community for Digital Nomads.
For 2020, we are working hard to continue and improve, offering affordable places to stay, a community to support you and educational classes to help build and improve your skills, wherever you are in the world:
⭐ Launch improvements in the Housing Platform: trusted reviews, new look and feel & more secure payment options between hosts and guests;
⭐ Launch of our Housing Platform in Bali, Indonesia;
⭐ Launch our Education Platform to give everyone the tools needed to become a successful Digital Nomad;
⭐ Develop partnerships with important players, such as Selina Portugal, offering special discounts to our members;
⭐ Continue evolving our local communities with a lot of exciting weekly events to bring people together to learn, socialize, network and have fun;
⭐ Finally… We are excited to announce that we will be launching an equity crowdfunding campaign in February, so please check it out to help fund our expansion to Bali and other global markets, further tech development and guest marketing, so be on the lookout to check out our upcoming Seedrs.com campaign.
Stay tuned, the future looks bright and you can be part of it!
NOMADX is a real estate technology platform developed to meet the needs of the rapidly growing global community of location-independent remote workers, or “Digital Nomads”.
As Digital Nomads ourselves, we know what the market is looking for: trusted, affordable accommodations in highly-attractive locations worldwide at 45% less than AirBNB. We also offer educational masterclasses to help master the lifestyle as well as community events to help foster new friendships.
Please join our community of Digital Nomads and remote workers from around the world:
Facebook Group: Support Community for Remote Workers
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dave Williams is the CEO and Co-founder of NOMADX with his base in Lisbon, Portugal. Dave is a US pioneer in the digital marketing, advertising, and ad tech industries as a serial digital entrepreneur over the past 20+ years with multiple exits in the early formative stages of the search engine marketing, social media, and ad tech industries.