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February 19, 2014 1

Together, We’re #GoingPlaces

-+*We have big news to share.  Actually, we have three pieces of news to share: we’ve grown over ten-fold in the past year, had 7x annual growth in revenue, and just signed a new insurance deal that enables us to expand carsharing nationwide. None of this would have been possible without you. We launched Getaround […]

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January 6, 2014 0

SF MAESTRO USING GETAROUND TO SUPPORT MUSIC EDUCATION

-+*From micro-entrepreneurship to micro-philanthropy, San Francisco Academy Orchestra Conductor Andrei Gorbatenko is kicking off 2014 by using Getaround to support music education. Not only does the Maestro share his car when he’s not using it, he’s using the earnings to raise money for the Academy Orchestra Scholarship Fund. From now through January 31st. Andrei is […]

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September 15, 2013 0

New search, no bundles, and more…

-+*Product update #8. We’ve been working hard to continually improve the Getaround experience – making it easier for owners and renters to share cars. Our latest product update focuses on 3 significant changes to our web app: New Search We recently launched a new search experience that is designed to emphasize cars in your local […]

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June 5, 2013 0

The buzz about Instant

-+*Our goal at Getaround has always been to empower people to car share everywhere by making sharing cars on Getaround easier and more convenient than just owning a car. A few months ago, we rolled out a beta test of Instant cars in San Francisco. With Instant, as long as the car is available according to owner’s […]

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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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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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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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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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