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SUPPORT ARTISANS

10 May 2020

Artisans have been directly affected by the huge decline in tourism from travel restrictions issued due to Covid. We have launched a website to specifically support them during this time. Please visit WeSupportArtisans.com to purchase beautiful facemasks made by Artisans in Mexico. Women, men and child sizes.

COMIC CON

05 Dec 2019

goAlong's excited to be invited to have its official launch event in July at Comic-Con 2020, San Diego's largest annual event with over 130k attendees. The dev tests and planning begin for the big day (postponed due to Covid 19).

GOALONG V2

30 Aug 2019

With new gained knowledge from the accelerator, we analyzed, prioritized and raised additional funds to implement necessary pivots and began development of goAlong V2.

GRADUATION

09 Jul 2019

The accelerator was no joke, serious hard-work. 43 startups started the program and only seven graduated, including goAlong.

LAUNCH BETA

02 Jun 2019

Went to a small, colorful town about two hours south of Mexico City, named Tepóztlan, for our beta test of goAlong V1. The town was in full festivities, perfect weekend to get great content and meet local artisans. Beta was tested and we got our first users signed up and orders placed! Success!

FOUNDERS INSTITUTE

10 Apr 2019

Applied and was accepted to be a part of the 3-month accelerator at the global Founder's Institute in Mexico City. Natalie Richards, goAlong's CEO, decided to 'live' the market research as an authentic traveler during the accelerator. She packed her backpack and booked her stay at the Selina Hostel in the center of the city.

TRADEMARK APPROVED

02 Sep 2018

Trademark was approved for the use of the word go along™!

WIREFRAMES

15 Jul 2018

Time to put the idea onto a site map and get specific with the functionality and design of what we wanted the technology to do. Took several meetings and many hours to get the sketches of the first interfaces done.

SAN DIEGO STARTUP WEEK

25 Jun 2018

Attended another amazing conference, San Diego Startup week, five days of soaking in as much information and networking with as many experts as possible.

PITCHES + MORE PITCHES

15 Jun 2018

Life over the last few months was all about pitching as many people we could get in front of to share our idea with. We pitched goAlong 100+ times and raised enough money from friends and family to begin development of goAlong V1.

STARTUP GRIND

13 Feb 2018

We attended the annual StartupGrind conference in San Francisco and made valuable connections, like Federico Lara, CTO of FedEx Cross Borders and his team.

FIRST INVESTOR

18 Oct 2017

We got our first check from our first official investor, Dad :)

INVESTOR PITCH

21 Sep 2017

The first investor meeting was held in our living room in San Diego, California where we presented the idea to 30 close friends and family members.

THE TEAM

30 Aug 2017

We shared the idea with the best experts we knew, and they loved it. Within weeks we had a team; from a skilled developer to a fundraising director and our bad-ass startup lawyer.

RESEARCH STUDY

15 Jul 2017

With the University of California, a campus-wide study was conducted to gather information for the concept. Results showed a 95% favorable success rate. Several global research studies focusing on the economic needs and barriers in emerging countries were also done; confirming goAlong to be an answered prayer to many in today's digital age.

THE IDEA

26 Jun 2017

Two traveling sisters discussed ways to make money as they travel and support the local communities they visit. goAlong Travels is born.

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(Investors please email us at carmen@goAlongTravels.com)