This ‘Airbnb for dogs’ will continue expanding its marketplace that connects pet owners with local, qualified caregivers who host the dogs in their homes.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has hit Airbnb with a subpoena for data on its 225,000 New York users. This is the latest development in an ongoing legal battle Airbnb has faced in NYC.
Guest Post Peers is a self-described “grassroots organization” that launched last month to “mainstream, protect, and grow the sharing economy.”
Editor’s Pick A vocal subset of the community are fighting tooth and nail for ridesharing to succeed.
Guest Post There are fundamental structural and technological changes in progress that weaken the traditional advantages of ownership, and create new benefits to sharing.
The peer-to-peer marketplace for outsourcing tasks expanded its geographical footprint by 50% and the company is on track to add $1.25M users this year.
Payments company Braintree released a mobile marketplace API today that simplifies payment processing for marketplace operators, like TaskRabbit.
American women have $50 billion worth of unworn clothing in their closets. Online thrift store Threadflip released a major update today to help put those forsaken garments to use.
Uniiverse released a Direct Payments feature today which helps anyone to set up peer-to-peer payments for activities and services on their personal website or blog.
Chairish is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling high-quality, preowned furniture.
Mayor Ed Lee and Board President David Chiu announced a partnership between the city of San Francisco and BayShare to develop innovation and technology around disaster preparedness and response.
Breather launched its “Zipcar for rooms” at the LeWeb conference today. The startup also revealed closing $1.5 million to accelerate development and growth.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.
Popular ride-sharing startup Lyft got a green light today to continue operating while the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) re-examines its policies.
Guest Post People who work using TaskRabbit, Airbnb, Lyft, and GetAround can make a surprising amount of money.
In the face of hefty citations, Lyft, the mobile app that lets you order a moustache-adorned car to pick you up in a matter of minutes, is rallying the San Francisco’s tech scene to speak up in its defense.
Getaround has some high-profile supporters in its corner. The peer-to-peer car sharing service recently raised $13.9 million from investors like Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, has expanded to Chicago with the help of its mayor, Rahm Emanuel.