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The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Catherine Clifford
Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

The LinkedIn co-founder's investments in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox more than paid off. Will Silicon Valley's 'startup whisperer' be on the money about Bitcoin, too?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Survive In a Market That You're Inventing
Exploring New Markets

How to Survive In a Market That You're Inventing

The nice thing about competitors is they prove there is a market but the entrepreneurial pioneers have a tougher path to success.
Robert Wallace
Airbnb Lands in Cuba
Airbnb

Airbnb Lands in Cuba

The accommodations booking platform announces more than 1,000 listings in the island that, for more than 50 years, has been off limits to U.S. citizens.
Catherine Clifford
Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting
Sharing Economy

Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting

This new startup connects boat owners with renters.
Catherine Clifford
Can't Find a Place on Airbnb? Here Are 4 Alternatives.
Sharing Economy

Can't Find a Place on Airbnb? Here Are 4 Alternatives.

Here are some other services cashing in on home-sharing cool.
Christina Valhouli
What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising
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What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising

This special coverage looks into the forces behind 2014's venture capital confidence.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
9 Ideas to Make a Side Income While Growing Your Business
Starting a Business

9 Ideas to Make a Side Income While Growing Your Business

What if you could get a side hustle that would help bring in a healthy secondary income to alleviate some of that financial stress?
Darrah Brustein
The Sharing Economy Enters the Business of Business Travel
Suitcase Entrepreneur

The Sharing Economy Enters the Business of Business Travel

With alternatives like Airbnb, should business travelers still check into hotels?
How These 3 Entrepreneurs Are Building Airbnb Empires to Quit Their Day Jobs
Entrepreneurs

How These 3 Entrepreneurs Are Building Airbnb Empires to Quit Their Day Jobs

The sharing economy increasingly looks like the quickest route to your own business for most people.
Yoav Vilner
Forget Airbnb: Would You Let Strangers Use Your Bathroom Through Airpnp?
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Forget Airbnb: Would You Let Strangers Use Your Bathroom Through Airpnp?

From our perspective, Airbnb for toilets seems like a shitty idea.
Kate Taylor
Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules
Sharing Economy

Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules

The battle against Airbnb in New York City rages onward.
Geoff Weiss
Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance
Sharing Economy

Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance

The independent sharing economy organization Peers unveils plans for two insurance programs for individuals working in the sharing economy.
Catherine Clifford
What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
Sharing Economy

What's Next for the Sharing Economy?

With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.
Matt Villano