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Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy
Starting a Business

Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy

There's big money to be made in people's unused, idle things. One company breaking into the space provides some good examples to follow.
Peter Gasca
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
How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

How to Launch a Business in the Sharing Economy

Here are five factors to consider when starting a Airbnb-type platform.
Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China
News and trends

Uber Hits Roadblocks in Taiwan, China

Questions have been raised about the licensing standards for Uber drivers in Taiwan and the Chinese mainland mega city of Chongqing.
Chicago Is Developing Its Own Taxi App to Compete With Uber, Lyft
Sharing Economy

Chicago Is Developing Its Own Taxi App to Compete With Uber, Lyft

The city says it is looking for a way to 'level the playing field' between cabs and ridesharing services.
5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall
Uber

5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall

The ridesharing service that was just banned in India's capital has suffered its share of operational setbacks on its home turf.
Carly Okyle
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
Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'
Partnerships

Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'

The ridesharing service and the music-streaming service, which have each helped disrupt their respective industries, have formed an interesting partnership.
Laura Entis
Uber, Lyft Find Ally in New York's Attorney General
Sharing Economy

Uber, Lyft Find Ally in New York's Attorney General

New York State AG Eric Schneiderman spoke out against a rule that would protect traditional car services from the competition of app-based services Uber and Lyft.
How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment
Sharing Economy

How the Sharing Economy is Booming Without Hurting the Environment

The emerging sharing economy is perhaps the premiere example of how technology and social media create wealth by making use of what we already have.
John Boitnott
Why TED Gave Up Control of Its Brand and Why You Should, Too
TED

Why TED Gave Up Control of Its Brand and Why You Should, Too

By sharing its approach, the conference company creates a pipeline for the future and makes its core product stronger.
Karl Ronn
Welcome, Guesty: A Company That Helps Manage and Maintain Airbnb Properties
Sharing Economy

Welcome, Guesty: A Company That Helps Manage and Maintain Airbnb Properties

The company is a middle-man you never knew you needed.
Delivery Startups Scare Up Halloween Costumes in Bid to Boost Visibility
Halloween

Delivery Startups Scare Up Halloween Costumes in Bid to Boost Visibility

Companies such as Postmates, WunWun and Instacart have added delivery of Halloween costumes to their inventory for a limited time.
Kate Taylor