August 2011

August 22, 2011 2

How we Ensure Trust and Safety at Getaround

At Getaround, we are proud to say that we have a strong community firmly rooted in trust and safety. It’s an issue we’ve been deeply committed to since day one.   In addition to offering complete insurance coverage on each rental, we require our members to pass several security checkpoints to make sure their Getaround […]

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August 16, 2011 0

Size Matters Not at the Little Car Show

Tomorrow, August 17th, one of our Getaround Tesla Roadsters will be on display at “The Little Car Show 2011” in downtown Pacific Grove as part of Monterey Car Week. The Tesla will be judged alongside 59 other Little Cars – new and old. Trophies include “Longest Distance Traveled,” “Most Smiles Per Miles Vehicle” and “Mayor’s Choice.” […]

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August 8, 2011 0

A New Look for a New Movement

This past February, Getaround was selected from eight finalist teams to receive the BBMG Sustainable Industries Collective Prize, which awards $100,000 of in-kind branding services to a startup with high potential to succeed in a sustainable industry. The journey from winning the Collective Prize to now has been nothing short of amazing. We’ve had the […]

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August 8, 2011 1

A word on Getaround’s insurance policy

In the emerging and exciting age of collaborative consumption, the question most people ask when they first hear about Getaround is, “What about insurance?” That’s certainly a good question, and it’s something we worked very hard on before launching. After all—we should feel just as safe renting cars from people in our community as we […]

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