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How He Built the Airbnb for Pools — Meet the Founder of Swimply

Meet Bunim Laskin, Founder and CEO of Swimply — the Airbnb for Pools.

Bunim grew up in Israel and moved to the states with his family when he was 15 years old. 

He is oldest of 12 children and the idea for Swimply came to him when he was looking for a way to entertain his younger siblings in the heat of a New Jersey summer. 

His next door neighbor had a pool that she didn’t use much and Bunim asked her if his family could use the pool when she wasn’t using it they agreed to pay 25% of the pool’s annual costs…to his surprise, she agreed.

Tune in to hear the remarkable story of how Bunim raised his first million dollars, wound up pitching Swimply on SharkTank, how he and the team navigated COVID, and what the next 12 months for the company will look like (hint: it includes being able to book more than just pools!). 

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