Social sharing has come a long way since Instagramming blurry photos of your lunch. Kirkland-based BUCKiTDREAM is a new social platform that encourages users to live, plan, and realize their dreams by sharing experiences on their bucket lists with people around the world.
CEO Tim Carroll, who is the formal global CMO of Village Roadshow Limited, founded BUCKiTDREAM in 2012. He believes that everyone has a dream, and our purpose is to live our dream experiences. “We are impacted by so much media that we forget those burning passions, dreams and intentions for why we do what we do every day,” Carroll said.
Right now, BUCKiTDREAM is building a community of dreamers and beginning partnerships with merchants and brands. The platform has a referral service that enables dreamers to scroll through the Dreamxchange and request quotes for different packages and experiences, such as a New York Fashion Week trip or an exotic vacation. Carroll expects these relationships to be profitable for BUCKiTDREAM. “Every dream merchant and brand wants to connect with consumer passions, dreams, and intentions. We will help dreamers live their dream experiences,” he said.
Carroll said some of the more popular dreams among users include trips to Disneyland, Las Vegas, Christmas in New York, and seeing The Masters golf tournament in person. Some of the more extravagant BUCKiTDREAM items he’s seen are free diving with great white sharks; space travel with Virgin Galactic; and guest appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Local items include eating at Shiro’s new restaurant, an anniversary dinner at Canlis, season tickets to the Seattle Seahawks, and attend a Seattle Sounders game.
What’s your take on the platform? Would you use it?