Recap: A Conversation on the “Sharing Economy” with Neal Gorenflo and Nicco Mele

On January 29th, the Founder of TriplePundit, Nick Aster, led a live conversation with Neal Gorenflo (Founder of Shareable) and Nicco Mele (Founder…

Different by Design: Car Sharing vs. Car Rental

Peer-to-peer car sharing and car renting, at their core, are not the same. Car sharing is, by design, something different from the traditional…
Will this Zipcar soon boast an Avis logo?

The Avis Zipcar Acquisition: End of the Beginning for Carsharing

Zipcar’s mixed success raises questions about the future of carsharing and the sharing economy.  What lessons can be gleaned from Zipcar’s record?
The sharing economy is ripe for rapid growth.

Joining the Sharing Economy Has Never Been Easier

While companies like Airbnb and ParkatmyHouse have enjoyed steady growth, advocates of the sharing economy argue that the movement is not limited to…

BALLE: Local Heart and Soul

BALLE wasn't about products or services, but about community building and ownership.
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The Access Economy Comes to Your Washing Machine

In many urban environments and college towns, people don't own laundry machines. La Machine du Voison ("The Neighbor's Machine") aims to connect those…

ShareNY: Is the Sharing Economy the New Economy?

On Saturday, November 19th and 20th, Shareable and Parsons Desis Lab hosted ShareNY, a conference on the sharing economy in New York City. If your…

SHARE SF: Is Having Access the New Ownership?

This past weekend, Shareable hosted an unconference called SHARE SF at Hub SoMa, a coworking space for social entrepreneurs in San Francisco (where…