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airtasker

25 July 2014

Airtasker acquires Occasional Butler

Airtasker has joined forces with another Australian task outsourcing platform, Occasional Butler. Occasional Butler co-founders Erz and Jodie Imam (who also founded Prahan, Melbourne co-working... Read more...


Stripe

New in: Stripe in Australia!

Stripe, a platform that enables businesses to accept online payments, launches in Australia. The pricing is– 1.75% + 30c for Australian cards and 2.9% +... Read more...

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Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


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WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS 25TH JULY

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

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Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


UBER, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA, SHARING ECONOMY

24 July 2014

Uber and the collaborative transportation revolution in Colombia

   We all have been witnessing how collaborative consumption had started to change consumption trends but, right now in Bogota, we are starting to see... Read more...


carpool arabia

CARPOOL ARABIA: NEW CAR SHARING PLATFORM FOR UAE

Carpooling is a known but not a very often practiced concept here in the Emirates. Most people prefer to take their own car to and... Read more...


Liezl Hesketh

22 July 2014

COLLABORATIVE PIONEER: AN INTERVIEW WITH LIEZL HESKETH, FOUNDER OF THEROOMLINK

South African based TheRoomlink is a platform that matches renters with available rooms. Founder, Liezl Hesketh shares her view on why this is the solution... Read more...


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18 July 2014

Weekly Round-Up: Collcons Must-Reads 18th July

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


nimber

17 July 2014

Repost: Your social delivery service is now called Nimber

Reposted from the Nimber blog For over two years easyGroup and Norway Post have challenged our right to Easybring by claiming ownership of basic words... Read more...

Perspectives

Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


Airbnb redesign

Repost: Airbnb Launches Massive Redesign, With Reimagined Listings And A Brand New Logo

 Airbnb announced a massive redesign to its website and mobile apps that is designed to make it easier for users to find the information that they... Read more...

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Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


TaskRabbit

Repost: TaskRabbit pivots launches on-demand service for cleaning, handiwork, moving, & errands

Task-outsourcing site TaskRabbit just killed off its famous task bidding system for a new model: instantly bookable services in four of its most popular categories. With the destruction of the bidding... Read more...

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Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team