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March 19, 2013 0

I Rented a Tesla Model S for $25/hr From Getaround. This Was My Experience.

*+-Last week, Daniel Odio, CEO and co-founder of Socialize and a Silicon Valley superstar, used Getaround for the first time. In true superstar fashion, Daniel went big and rented one of the newest additions to the Getaround family – a 2012 Tesla Model S. He was kind enough to document the experience on his blog […]

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January 14, 2013 1

Here's to 2013!

*+-This time last year, several media outlets pronounced 2012 as the Year of Sharing. And over the course of the last 12 months, we have witnessed countless amazing developments and advancements from our peers in the sharing economy. Our team spent the year, hard at work, working to improve the Getaround product with the hopes […]

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November 30, 2012 0

Getaround & Exec: Operation Turkey Drop

*+-We take the idea that “sharing is caring” pretty seriously. So when we heard that the San Francisco Food Bank was experiencing a serious turkey shortage leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, we issued a challenge to Getaround users. For every Getaround car rented over the Thanksgiving holiday, Getaround would donate a turkey to charity. […]

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November 19, 2012 3

The owner features you've been asking for!

*+-You’ve waited patiently and we’ve been working hard to deliver some killer features designed specifically for Getaround owners. Our goal? Making it easy to manage your rentals and maximize your earnings! 1. Get paid on the 15th of each month and receive your earnings report From now on, you’ll always be paid on or before […]

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November 8, 2012 2

Drive with style… like 007

*+-Here at Getaround, we love cool cars. When we heard about the new Bond movie, we knew a trip to the theater just wouldn’t cut it. So instead of watching 007, we thought… what if YOU could be 007? We can’t promise you the charm, the good looks or the wit, but we can 007 your […]

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September 20, 2012 2

Chicago, it's official!

*+-A few weeks ago, we opened a small, private beta for our Chicago members and immediately realized we had found the next, great Getaround community. Today, we are excited to announce that Getaround Chicago is officially open for business with over 200 cars available for rent. And already, the community is packed with variety – Chicagoans can […]

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September 11, 2012 4

"Here's to the crazy ones"

*+-We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – the Getaround community is full of bold and brilliant individuals. Recently, it was brought to our attention that one of our star San Francisco owners was cooking up a big, crazy idea to make the world a better place. Sarah Kathleen Peck – an urban […]

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August 2, 2012 7

A Monster-Truck Sized (as in, very big) Day at Getaround

*+-We’ve had a lot of big days at Getaround. From winning TechCrunch Disrupt last May to launching in Portland with $1.75 million in federal funding to landing insurance through Berkshire Hathaway—we’ve been lucky enough to have our fair share of celebrations. But today is different. It’s a huge day. One we’ve been anticipating eagerly—for quite […]

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June 8, 2012 1

Help Dad get his “cool” back!

*+-Something magical seems to happen when men become fathers. Suddenly, socks and sandals are not only worn in public, but are considered a practical solution and their sense of humour turns from quick and witty to corny one-liners and horrible puns. While we embrace this dorky evolution (it’s what makes them so special) – we […]

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May 1, 2012 8

How cool cars can save the planet…and billions of dollars?

*+-By: Emily Struzik What makes a car really cool? According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab, a car’s color is what makes it cool—literally, when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Cars of a lighter hue, such as white or silver, stay cooler because they reflect up to 60% of sunlight. On the other hand, […]

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