February 24, 2014 0

Make Money By Buying, and Then Renting, a Tesla Model S

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+-*This post originally appeared on plugincars.com on 12/9/2013 By: Brad Berman Last month, San Francisco-based Bruno Bowden raked in $4,700 in revenue by offering his six-figure Tesla Model S on Getaround, the peer-to-peer carsharing service. After GetAround took their share for insurance and logistics, Bowden was left with $2,820 of income. “It’s actually more than […]

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February 19, 2014 1

Together, We’re #GoingPlaces

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+-*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

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+-*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 17, 2013 2

Partnering with the SFMTA to expand car sharing citywide

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+-*We’re excited to announce that Getaround is partnering with the City of San Francisco to expand car sharing across the city. As part of this new initiative the City will be assigning up to 450 parking spots for Getaround cars in city-owned garages, surface lots and new reserved street parked spaces. With more than a […]

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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

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+-*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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May 16, 2013 0

Time to update your Getaround app!

+-*It’s been just over 2 months since we launched our new iPhone app and since then, we’ve been hard at work listening to customers, identifying priorities, and shipping more, great features. We’re excited to announce some new features for our app that will make sharing cars on Getaround even easier. 1. Extend rentals for Instant cars: Hands […]

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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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