sharing economy

January 18, 2017 0

A ‘smart’ investment: A #gogetter story

*+-No stranger to entrepreneurship, Max Jacobson joined Getaround with a ‘smart’ investment already in mind. Max currently shares his fleet of five smart cars on Getaround, aptly named SmartOnTheStreet, SmarterOnTheStreet , SmartestOnTheStreet, EvenSmarter, and SmartyShorts. “I heard about Getaround,” Max shared, “from a friend who had his own fleet of smart cars and was relying […]

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November 29, 2016 0

5 best times to buy a new car

*+-That chill in the air signals not only autumn and the approach of holiday season but also a cooling trend in auto sales. For bargain hunters, this could be a great time to get a good deal on a new car. But sales downturns aren’t the only marker of the best time to buy a […]

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October 31, 2016 0

Getaround announces carsharing partnership with Toyota

*+-Our mission is to empower people to carshare everywhere. By redefining car ownership, we believe that we can make our cities more affordable, accessible, and sustainable. Today we move one step closer to achieving our mission. We are pleased to announce our partnership with Toyota, the world’s largest automaker. Together, we will work to expand […]

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February 3, 2012 1

7 Ways You're Already Doing Collaborative Consumption (and How it's Changing)

*+-Think collaborative consumption is newfangled? Think again! We’ve been sharing stuff for a really, really long time. The difference now is how we’re leveraging stuff like technology and disruptive business models to quickly and massively scale collaborative consumption. Check out these examples—many of the “before” examples here are borderline nostalgia: Borrowing books Before: Libraries Libraries are […]

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