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Franchise a stand-up paddle board station and enjoy the great outdoors while earning extra income. With low overhead costs and high-profit potential, stand-up paddle boarding is a smart investment for anyone who loves the outdoors and wants to be their own boss.

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Why should it be you?

Tired of missing out on life’s precious moments, you’re ready for a radical shift in your surroundings and lifestyle. The mere thought of being near the water brings a sparkle to your eyes, and you can’t help but wonder how amazing it would be to run a business from the most breathtaking location on earth. Why settle for the ordinary when you can make extraordinary things happen?

As you explore this page, your heart races with excitement, fueled by your love for the great outdoors and your burning desire to start a business that can sustain itself. Get ready to embark on an adventure like no other, where every day is a new opportunity to create your own success story!

Our Concept

 

In the digital age, modernizing SUP rental businesses is essential. Self-service tech raises standards and efficiency. However, entrepreneurs lack the resources to modernize. Suppama provides the necessary resources to create the first leading network of premium SUP rental providers for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and companies alike.

Why us

We access the traditional approach and decide to disrupt the industry with innovation.

Been there, done that. We know the Traditional Approach inside out. By experiencing it ourselves,  we can pinpoint weaknesses that consume time, reduce revenue, restrict brand exposure, and hinder expansion opportunities.

Our strategy for SUP rental business maximizes efficiency by automating various aspects of the business model. This adoption ensures reliable operational procedures leading to profitable returns and a healthy work-life balance for business owners.

Suppama

Traditional Approach

Automated SUP-Station

Suppama’s automated SUP-station provides quick, user-friendly, and contactless service, which can protect station operators and customers by fully automating the most vulnerable steps of service, such as rental and return processes.

Streamline Process

We simplifies the rental process, improving customer experience and reducing operational burden for businesses.

App-Controlled

Our Suppama app allows for seamless management of bookings, payments, and equipment rentals.

Contactless Transaction

Provide safe and contactless transactions that make it easy to follow COVID-19 safety protocols such as social distancing and self-sanitization

Global Brand Recognition

Suppama offers a network of SUP rental providers, which provides businesses with exposure and recognition as part of a world-renowned SUP rental provider known for excellent user experience.

Automated SUP-Station

Suppama’s automated SUP-station provides quick, user-friendly, and contactless service, which can protect station operators and customers by fully automating the most vulnerable steps of service, such as rental and return processes.

Suppama

Traditional Approach

Streamline Process

We simplifies the rental process, improving customer experience and reducing operational burden for businesses.

Suppama

Traditional Approach

App-Controlled

Our Suppama app allows for seamless management of bookings, payments, and equipment rentals.

Suppama

Traditional Approach

Contactless Transaction

Provide safe and contactless transactions that make it easy to follow COVID-19 safety protocols such as social distancing and self-sanitization

Suppama

Traditional Approach

Global Brand Recognition

Suppama offers a network of SUP rental providers, which provides businesses with exposure and recognition as part of a world-renowned SUP rental provider known for excellent user experience.

Suppama

Traditional Approach

Partner with Suppama for fun, lucrative SUP rental business. Nature, adventure, and support for efficient, stress-free operation.

Our Unique Features

Automated SUP-Station

Self-Service

Our SUP station requires no staff intervention, making it a cost-effective solution for businesses.

Solar-powered

Our renewable energy source helps reduce operating costs while demonstrating a commitment to sustainability.

App-Controlled

Our Suppama app allows for seamless management of bookings, payments, and equipment rentals.

Premium Equipment

We offer high-quality SUP boards, paddles, and gear with flexible opening hours, remote management, and 4G connectivity.

Mobile & Web Apps

Streamlined rental process

Customers can reserve and pay for equipment through the app, eliminating the need for in-person transactions.

Interactive instructions

The app provides interactive instructions for proper equipment use, reducing accidents and improving customer satisfaction.

Real-time inventory management

Business owners can manage equipment inventory and availability in real-time, making it easier to track usage and manage maintenance.

All-in-one reservation management

The Suppama app allows you to manage reservations for rentals, tours, classes, and events all in one place. This feature makes it easy to keep track of all your bookings and manage your business more efficiently.

Efficient Business Back-end

Financial management

Suppama offers financial management tools, including payment reconciliation, automatic deposits, and financial statements.

Streamline operations

Collect electronic liability waivers and process analytics to reduce paperwork and improve data analysis.

Make data-driven decisions

Generate reports with metrics for sale and marketing, allow you to identify growth strategy and make data-driven decisions

One-stop-shop for rental business

Manage lockers, bookings, and equipment with ease through Suppama’s online booking system

Suppama Branding

Self-Service

Create a professional image and build trust and loyalty with Suppama’s branding options

Stay ahead of the curve

Stay ahead of the competition with regular updates on Suppama’s stations and app

Drive traffic

Benefit from mass marketing campaigns that drive traffic to your business’s social media

Consistent renter standards

Enjoy quality service with consistent renter standards across all Suppama locations

What are the next steps?

Preparation Steps (4-6 months)

1. Scout Potential Locations

Suppama stations: 6’7” x 13’1” x 8’2” min. size
Install: even surface, may need concrete in weather hazard areas
Station: Strong 3G/4G reception
16 set stations: access from front and back for SUP equipment
Ground area: cushioned for safety and equipment protection
Station: easy access to calm, accessible shoreline

2. Inquire about Permits and Insurances

  • State & Local Business Licensing Requirements
  • Coastal Construction Permits
  • Local Liability Insurance
  • Certificate of Occupancy

3. Make it Official

  • Preorder and pay deposit as soon as possible
  • Can take 4-6 months to get Suppama equipment

4. Customize Business Plan

  • Define local branding strategy and social media presence
  • Set rates based on Suppama’s Return of Investment form
  • Adopt Suppama terms and conditions
  • Modify insurance and liability waiver

5. Incorporate Instructed Activities

  • Consider hiring instructors or leading classes
  • Offer regular memberships to classes
  • Guided tours, fitness classes, instructor training, beginner training

6. Host Events

  • Family fun, summer camps, corporate team building, competitions

7. Choose Business Type

  • For-Profit Corporation, LLC

8. Register Company

9. Open Bank Account

10. Set Up Business Accounting

11. Register with Local Tax Collector

12. Prepare Location Install

Activation Steps (3 months)

Month 1: Install the SUP-Station and prepare for launch

  1. SUP-Station assembly
  2. Set up online business portal
  3. Activate SUP equipment
  4. Prepare site for customers
  5. Hire SUP-instructors and staff
  6. Promote with regular posts

Month 2: Open for rentals and introduce promotional event program

  1. Unveil your SUP-Station to the public
  2. Share your story with local media outlets
  3. Schedule your first 3 events
  4. Offer memberships for instructed activities

Month 3: Improve and grow by adapting to customer feedback and demand

  1. Partner with locals: Joint ventures with gyms, resorts, Airbnb, etc.
  2. Connect with influencers: Reach out to bloggers and adventurers.
  3. Stay in touch: Regular email updates for your community.
  4. Boost engagement: Social media giveaways and contests.
  5. Share customer content: Repost on social media.

We’ve got your back

With the odds stacked against small businesses, it’s crucial to approach entrepreneurship wisely. Our program takes the guesswork out of traditional rental businesses, allowing you to build with confidence. By partnering with Suppama, you’ll join a network of SUP rental providers and enter the industry with precision and accuracy. Our strength lies in our network, providing your business with exposure and modern service. From rental stations to marketing power and innovative technology, we’re here to strengthen the integrity of your business. Watch as your station becomes a community staple, bringing fun and joy to all who visit. With Suppama, the sky’s the limit for your entrepreneurial dreams.