What is it:
Panion is an app that brings people together through their common interests or hobbies. It’s a great way to meet like-minded people and find a company to try out your favorite activities with.
How it works:
The user can customize their profile to showcase their personality by selecting keywords that embody their interests and hobbies. The app will showcase people who have the commonalities as them.
The user can also explore other interest by going through the different categories within the platform and adding these keywords to their profile. They can also adjust the suggestion filter to find more people who fits the user’s preferences.
The user can give another person a high five which is the same thing as a like on Facebook or they can choose to chat with them.
From there users can get to know each other more and they can plan to meet up and spend time together.
People who are looking to develop platonic relationships. It’s great for people moving to a new city or trying to find people to do their hobbies with.
The app uses keywords to make it easier for people to find other users with common interests, values or hobbies. The users can choose from 350 keywords on the platform and the users can add more keywords that can help evolve the app based on their needs.
Currently, Panion is the only keyword-searchable social platform dedicated to help people make friends.
Aside from finding individuals, different communities and individuals can also register their names within Panion so people can add it to their profile. This makes it easier for users to find people who are within the same circle and to help members to engage with one another.
Panion released the first version of their app in December 2018. They currently have 6000 users and they are looking to grow their reach and to develop their app.
Some of the new features that users such as community pages, activities or events, and being able to see mutual friends. They are currently looking for funding to continue to develop their app and to expand their team.