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Localite Tours

Localite Tours create dynamic adventures for small groups that give our guests the chance for a 3-hour vacation without going far from home.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Oakland, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Localite Tours, LLC showcases the essence of a neighborhood to young professionals, retired locals, company groups, savvy tourists, and new residents. Customer service is of utmost importance to Localite; we create the ideal environment for wide-eyed learning, exploration, and awe. We inspire our guests to reassess their ideas of the world and how they interact with it by delving deeper into beautiful places and subjects they love.


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    Serena Bartlett Laing

    Serena, author of nine West Coast travel guides, brings three years of tour leading experience to Localite Tours. She has a passion for discovering the most authentic stories from both past and present and giving them to life through good story telling and creating unforgettable interactive experiences. She ran her own S-Corp around content creation for five years.

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    Gretchen Ludwig

    Gretchen has a degree in cultural studies and a demonstrated prowess for management and business leadership. Her stellar researching skills combined with financial expertise provides Localite with a solid backbone. She has run businesses in several industries, including increasing productivity and sales at a mortgage firm, bringing her team into the top 3rd spot company-wide.


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    Christopher Tuttle & Pro bono advisory support from Nixon Peabody
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    Deborah Gillman, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Individual small-donation supporters from Indiegogo campaign, Feb. 2013