Peers relaunch: making the sharing economy work for the people who power it

Peers, a member-driven organisation to support the sharing economy movement, relaunched its website on  the 12th of November. The website now focuses on supporting the...

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COLLABORATIVE PIONEER INTERVIEW WITH AART VAN VELLER, FOUNDER OF VANDEBRON

Vandebron is a startup based out of  The Netherlands that enables people to buy their power directly from a sustainable producer. The company sees itself... Read more...

12 November 2014

Pioneers

Harmen van Sprang

by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands


Indiegogo founder

Crowdfunding now a permanent part of finance ecosystem, says Indiegogo founder

Crowdfunding is now a permanent fixture of the financial ecosystem because founders and investors see it as a vital risk mitigation system, said Danae Ringelmann,... Read more...


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WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS-7th November

We scour the internet to find the most interesting news on the collaborative consumption front. Here are our picks for the week: Vodafone ‘service friends’... Read more...



makespace

MakeSpace is Cloud Storage for Physical Things

MakeSpace is a New York City startup that’s transforming the self-storage industry. It allows users to store and access their stuff whenever they need it, without... Read more...

4 November 2014

Perspectives

Lucy Gao

by Lucy Gao Global Curator Team, Canada


A great challenge that is also an opportunity of development for collaborative consumption in Colombia

Every day in Colombia we can find new projects, contests and events oriented towards supporting new IT based endeavors. November 5th is the deadline for... Read more...


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WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS 31st OCTOBER

We scour the internet to find the most interesting news on the collaborative consumption front. Here are our picks for the week:   The new... Read more...


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Become a Web Developer in Twelve Weeks!

Web Development Immersive Scholarship (valid through 10/31)   Take the first step towards a career in web development by applying for a $10,000 USD partial scholarship to GeneralAssembly‘s Web Development... Read more...

30 October 2014

Antenna

Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


Peerby

Market News: Amsterdam startup Peerby raises $2.1 million to bring smalltown sharing to your doorstep

Good news from the Netherlands! Amsterdam-based local borrowing platform Peerby raises $2.1 million. The investment round is led by French XAnge Private Equity. Netherlands-based Sanoma Ventures invested... Read more...

Market News

Harmen van Sprang

by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands


The Sharing Bros-exploring the collaborative economy

Central America from Mexico City to Panama This is part 4 of the 12-part web series where the Sharing Bros share their encounters with the people... Read more...