Lifehack: The Sharing Economy

October 28, 2016 - 2 minutes read

The sharing economy is explosive. The peer-to-peer community is becoming a basis to how millennials are depending on their goods and services, and businesses are beginning to notice. Companies are being founded with collaborative consumption in mind, and we’d like to call to introduce them to you as the pioneers of the ‘Share Economy’.

DogVacay

screen-shot-2016-10-28-at-1-05-53-pmYour pup’s home away from home, dog owners can leave their dog with a doggy host. It’s a more loving and cheaper place for your dog than a kennel. Look through a comprehensive list of more than 30,000 sitters to find the perfect companion for your loved one.

 

 

 

 

Turo

screen-shot-2016-10-28-at-1-07-45-pmThis company is perhaps the definition of the sharing economy. Think Zipcar but with private locally owned cars. Enter your date, and location and pick from their vast selection to find your perfect car. And to sweeten the deal, know that some drivers can even deliver the car to you! If you’re contemplating being on the other side of this transaction feel super safe knowing that Turo has a $1 million liability insurance.

 

 

Fon

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This is a startup that enables people to share some of their home Wi-Fi network. Its intention is to deliver global Wi-Fi. Provided by the people for the people. There are over 20 million hotspots around the world!

 

 

 

Vayable

You don’t have to worry about being a clueless tourist any longer. Now you can book a tour with a local expert in any city around the world. On the flip side you can sign up as a host and earn money by showing people around.

Spinlister

is the place to find equipment rentals like skis, snowboards and bikes. Its also a great way to earn some extra money for your gear that collecting dust.

HomeDine

Ditch the boring restaurant and find a home-cooked meal near you. Meet new people and partake in an interesting cultural experience. Besides Home cooked meals are always authentic and made with love in mind.

 

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