Founder and CEO of Y-Combinator startup, Vayable, a community marketplace for unique experience. Former producer at The Daily Show. 10+ years marketing and good media experience. My expertise lies in bootstrapping, product, getting press, building offline community, marketing and early stage fundraising.
I can say from experience that there is a huge need for this, as it's exactly what my company, Vayable does. We have a community of more than 5,000 local Insiders who can help advise, plan and curate experiences.
You can take a look at our Insiders here: https://www.vayable.com/users/search?query=&sort_by=popularity
You can search or browse by destination or interest and contact them directly, or use our in-house Concierge service for a higher touch experience. Concierge: https://www.vayable.com/custom/navigator
We are a YCombinator startup based in San Francisco, launched in 2011 and backed by many of the Valley's top investors. Feel free to reach out if you want to learn more about the space.