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LiquidSpace and Marriott Team Up for Instant Shared Workspace

LiquidSpace now parters with Marriott to give its members even more options to hold co-working sessions.
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GetArtUp Makes Contemporary Art More Accessible

GetArtUp has developed a new business model to generate revenues for artists while allowing contemporary art to become more accessible and affordable.
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Sharing Economy Increases Access to Luxury Goods

Now that luxury goods are available to the masses due to the rise of the sharing economy, the champagne life is possible .…
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Investing in Collaborative Consumption: Venture Funding in 2012

2012 was another big year for funding in the collaborative consumption space. What sectors received the most attention, and where will the hotspots…
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Is the Sharing Economy Innately Sustainable?

There’s no doubt that sharing promotes collaborative exchange and that husbanding our natural resources is good for the environment, but will this trend…
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Spotlight on the Sharing Economy: Q&A with uSwapia

uSwapia shares their thoughts on the sharing economy.
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Larger Corporate Presence Now the Reality in the Sharing Economy

The rise of the sharing economy, or collaborative consumption, means it has become far more mainstream, and therefore corporations are taking an interest.
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Launch of the TriplePundit Sharing Economy Series

It gives us great pleasure to announce the launch of The Rise of the Sharing Economy, our first crowdfunded article series and something…
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Is the Sharing Economy an Opportunity or a Threat to Existing Businesses?

Does the sharing economy threaten businesses, or are there business opportunities to be had within this new model? The answer is: yes and…
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Avis Buys Zipcar for $500 Million

This morning Avis announced that it will acquire car-sharing leader Zipcar for about $500 million
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California Utility Commission Takes Another Look at Ridesharing

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released a proposal this week that could legitimize and give a shot in the arm to ridesharing…
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Giving Tuesday, Nov 27, is a Perfect Antidote to Black Friday

Giving Tuesday on November 27, 2012, aims to nudge society past consumerism and towards community giving. Hopefully #GivingTuesday will inspire Americans to do…
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Airbnb Claims $56M Contribution to San Francisco’s Economy

While it’s clear why Airbnb is glad to show a $56 million impact, it is less clear is if the study presents the…
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Global Sharing Day – November 14th

Sharing Day is November 14th. Are you ready?
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Airbnb Launches Free Temporary Housing for Sandy Survivors in New York

Airbnb launched a program with the City of New York to connect those without shelter to people who have extra space.