Sharing Economy http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/sharing-economy The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Sharing Economy en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT How the Growing Convenience of 'Uberfication' Encourages One-Car Families One family discovered surprising savings in money and stress when they shed their second car in favor of ridesharing services and public transportation. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236907 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236907 Michael Harden Turn to Tesla's Example in Steering a Startup to Success Context, the sharing economy and big data are worth considering when strategizing about how to scale a small company. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236858 Ted Devine Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY’s AG Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236795 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236795 Catherine Clifford Building a Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Network at Age 27 With her startup Getaround, Jessica Scorpio is connecting individual car owners with renters. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236473 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236473 Katherine Duncan Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel' David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 Laura Entis 'We're the Uber of X!' A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 Laura Entis Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite? Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 Geoff Weiss Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul? The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235916 Geoff Weiss After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis To Spur Real Estate Deals, Open Up the Data If everyone had fast, accurate access to the marketed lease rate and square footage information, would efficiency rise? Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235675 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235675 Joshua McClure Airbnb, Why the New Logo? The accommodation-rental site relaunched its website and rolled out a new logo. The logo, in particular, has been met with some pretty vitriolic feedback. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235709 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235709 Catherine Clifford The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235612 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235612 Andrew Geant Finland's Capital Wants to Do Away With Car Ownership By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235646 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235646 Catherine Clifford San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235575 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235575 Laura Entis Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 Kate Taylor It's Like Hitchhiking in the Age of Uber: Sidecar Tests Shareable Rides San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Sidecar is running a pilot program where users headed in the same direction can split a fare. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235270 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235270 Catherine Clifford San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235134 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235134 Laura Entis A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic) The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here’s what it means going forward. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234927 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234927 Catherine Clifford On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 Laura Entis Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233999 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233999 Jason Ankeny