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Collaborative consumption players such as Airbnb are taking a tilt at Australia. Here are five tips for local start-ups in the same sector.
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Nick Miller is the CEO of Parking Panda — a service that enables parking space owners (both individuals and commercial lots) to capitalize on underutilized parking spaces by renting them to a community of drivers.
Freelance innkeepers across New York City shuddered this week as a judge found that a man renting out his East Village apartment on Airbnb was violating the state's occupancy code.
Couchsurfing is a free service that connects a global community of more than 5.5 million members in 97,000 cities across the world.
Leaders share their stories and advice on idea generation and business development in the sharing economy.
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Last night I watched an episode of Shark Tank, it was interesting to see pitches conducted by two companies, Tie Try and Nearly Newlywed, both relatives of collaborative consumption and the sharing...
A new study shows that Airbnb brought $56 million into the San Francisco economy over the course of one year, showing the large potential for "collaborative consumption" companies.
Originally just targeted at college kids, Wheelz is expanding its peer-to-peer car sharing to San Francisco.
The good news is that, as long as the entrenched market incumbents continue to argue that they’re only acting to protect the interests of consumers, you can rest assured that the sharing economy is not going away anytime soon.
Benjamin Tinq speaks with Carpooling CEO Markus Barnikel about the European ridesharing market and intelligent mobility concepts of the future.
Carhoots blog - Sharing, renting, lending, swapping... Collaborative consumption in the automotive industry is disrupting old market behaviours and reinventing car ownership as we know it.
The sharing economy is great, but if we're talking about true efficiency, it seems to me that we're going to need to go a step beyond just the owner-renter model for the collaborative consumption market, and into an area that's based on fractional...
Uber's victory in D.C. isn't just about the company ensuring its own feasibility in that market -- it's also about shutting other competitors out. If you take a look at what the D.C.
Uber, which is being sued by San Francisco cabdrivers and Chicago car services over its hire-a-car smartphone app, says the laws holding it back are anticompetitive. And it has plenty of fans.
Increasingly competitive economic conditions and growing social concerns force us to search for new ways of living and connecting with one another.
It's not just Uber that faces regulatory issues. There are a number of other startups seeking to make more efficient use of assets users already own. Those services provide marketplaces for connecting haves and have-nots.
The sharing economy is booming, and all people need is a little push to get them started. That’s the message of Share Spray, a video from the Center for the New American Dream that stars a stressed-out consumer and her "sharey godmother" (get it?
Stripe, the YC-backed payments startup funded by Sequoia and PayPal's original founders, is launching a new way for marketplaces and collaborative consumption startups to let their users directly accept payments.