January 2011

January 25, 2011 0

Weekly Update: Jan 25

  Since our big traffic spike, we’ve been hard at work handling support requests, fixing up internal tools, and figuring out ways of getting even more traffic. This week we are unveiling our coupon system, which lets us send you, our users, discounts on getaround rentals. Additionally, we’ve added a message to the action of […]

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January 21, 2011 0

Getaround Goes to CES

  After barely ringing in the new year at midnight, I, along with everyone here at Getaround, were thrown into an exciting whirlwind that is CES. For those not in the tech or business world, CES is the Consumer Electronics Show: an annual convention held in Las Vegas to showcase new, exciting, and innovative tools and/or […]

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January 16, 2011 0

Whoah!  we were just featured on 

Whoah!  we were just featured on Engadget, Gizmodo, and Hacker News.   Appengine handled all the traffic without complaint, and signups per hour just went through the roof!

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January 14, 2011 0

Weekly Update: Jan 14th

This past week has been crazy!  Last week we released a little earlier than usual so that we had time to get ready for CES.  Our big announcement: for the first time ever, you can rent a Tesla! We also had demos of our next-generation plug-and-play hardware.  It’s a pretty cool feeling to unlock a Telsa […]

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January 4, 2011 0

Weekly Update: Jan 4

Happy holidays everyone!  We’re celebrating the new year here at getaround with a massive bug-fix update.  In the last two weeks, when we weren’t celebrating the holidays with our respective families, we have fixed over 20 bugs, and added a major new feature: public profiles! Now you can send your personalized getaround page to your […]

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