TOPIC: COLLABORATIVE CONSUMPTION (25)

The Swedish Institute

https://eng.si.se

The Swedish Institute (SI) is a Swedish public agency promoting Sweden, its culture and values around the world. SI helps Sweden reach various international goals concerning foreign policy, education, international aid and development. Our activities span over fields such as culture, society, research, higher education, business, innovation, democracy and global development. For example, our Instagram campaign #ShareWear aims to raise awareness about collaborative consumption and sustainability. 

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The Swedish Institute, ShareWear, Sweden

sharemystorage.com

http://www.sharemystorage.com

sharemystorage.com (also known as SmS) is a social marketplace that brings together two different groups of people; those who have spare space and those who need spare space for storage. To put it simply, we’re here to add a dash of common sense to the self-storage industry.

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Collaborative Consumption, Sharemystorage.com, Storage, Space, Room, House, Home, Stuff, Consumption, Lease, Rent, Property

ShareDesk

http://www.sharedesk.net

ShareDesk is an online marketplace for sharing offices, meeting rooms, and other workspaces. Our platform makes it easy for mobile workers and entrepreneurs to discover businesslike spaces and book them under flexible terms – a day, a week, a month, or as long as they like.

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ShareDesk, Office, Space, Work, Rent, Global, International, Collaborative Consumption

SittingAround

https://www.sittingaround.com

Founded in 2010, SittingAround makes it easy to create, manage, and grow a babysitting cooperative. Babysitting coops already save thousands of families a great deal of time and money each year. Our goal is to make coops so easy and so well known that every parent joins one. We automate many of the tasks required to effectively manage a coop so our users can focus on what's really important - building and enjoying childcare communities.

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SittingAround, Babysitting, Online, Cooperative, Coop, Parents, Children, Kids, Family, Collaborative Consumption, Barter, Exchange, Sitting Around

Makeably

http://makeably.com

Makeably is the marketplace for making custom creative items for your everyday life. 
With Makeably, you can turn your thoughtful and original ideas into reality, with a little help from our global community of hand-picked makers. You can create one-of-a-kind bags, art, clothing, sneakers, wedding pieces, and much more. Started by a couple of ex-Googlers, Makeably is a marketplace exclusively for custom-made creative items for your everyday life.

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Makeably, Make For Good, Arts & Crafts, Custom-Made, Crowdfunding, Children, Kids, New York Cares, New York

Gangplank

http://gangplankhq.com

Gangplank is a place for creators. When diverse backgrounds and ideas collide, those moments provide the necessary fuel to innovate. Gangplank provides the infrastructure, both physical and social, for this to happen. We serve as a place for people to explore their creativity, then challenge them to build their ideas into a viable startup – forging a vibrant economy in the process.

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Gangplank, Coworking

Lifetramp

http://lifetramp.com

Have you ever dreamed of doing something different, even for one day? Now you can. Lifetramp lets you meet real people in real world, try new things and build meaningful relationships.

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Lifetramp, Dreams, Mentor, Career, Profession

FlightCar

http://www.flightcar.com

FlightCar is the first peer to peer car sharing company to operate by airports. We allow vehicle owners to park with FlightCar for free while they are away, traveling. During that time, we rent out the owners' cars by matching people interested in renting a car to particular vehicles. People renting get a much better deal than with a conventional rental agency, while car owners get free parking for their entire trip, can make money based on the type of car they have, and also get a free carwash and cleaning. FlightCar also fully insures each rental up to $1 million to protect both owners and renters. We currently have locations in San Francisco and Boston, and will be opening our next location, Los Angeles, in early September.

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FlightCar, Transportation, Collaborative Consumption, Rental, Vehicle, Airport, Travel, Travelers

Scoot Networks

http://www.scootnetworks.com

We create networks of scoots. Scoots are shared, electric, smartphone-activated motorscooters you can ride in the city. At Scoot Networks we teach you how to ride the scoots, we keep the scoots running, and we find places to put more scoots to make the network bigger.

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Scoot Networks, Scoot, Motorscooters, Transportation, Smartphone, San Francisco, Electric, Scooters, Shared, Collaborative Consumption, Cities, Urban

Karma

https://yourkarma.com

Share Wi-Fi. Earn free data. Repeat. Introducing Karma: the first social hotspot. With Karma, you pay for data as you go, and take it with you on your 4G mobile hotspot. Your hotspot has open Wi-Fi, branded to you (ex. John's Karma). Anyone around can connect to it. When they do you'll both receive 100MB of free data. It's Social Bandwidth.

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Karma, Wi-Fi, Social, Bandwith, Internet, Collaborative Consumption

Tripping

https://www.tripping.com

Tripping has the largest selection of vacation rentals and short term rentals on the planet. We give you access to the best local homes and neighborhoods around the world. We also have a thriving community of travelers who use Tripping to enjoy free homestays and cultural exchange. Ready to step off the tourist path? Tripping will help you experience the world like a local.

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Tripping, Traveling, Abroad, Travel, Travelers, World, Explore, Cultures, Local, Rent, Trippers, Homestay, Cultural Exchange, Foreign, Country

yerdle

http://www.yerdle.com

yerdle helps you give and get the things you need with your friends. It’s simple. Start by posting a few things that you’d be willing to give to your friends. Then try asking for something that you’re seeking. Your friends want to help you; yerdle makes it easy to ask.

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Yerdle, Giving, Sharing, Facebook, Free, Marketplace, Collaborative Consumption

Swap.com

http://www.swap.com/netcycler.html

Swap.com is where more than 500,000 swappers worldwide are turning what they have into what they want, with more than 1.5 million items available for swapping!

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Swap, Trade, Exchange, Barter, Swap4Schools, Items

City CarShare

https://www.citycarshare.org

City CarShare, a Bay Area nonprofit, provides convenient, affordable access to shared cars in order to reduce individual car ownership and usage.  By providing innovative and technological- advanced mobility options to members, we help to improve the environment and quality of life in our cities through the reduction of traffic, parking problems, and dependence on oil-while promoting cleaner air, quieter streets and more open space.

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City CarShare, Carshare, Cars, Vehicles, Green, Drive, City, Urban

Block Avenue

http://www.blockavenue.com

BlockAvenue is a platform to help people better understand location by leveraging existing geo-data and social networks to create trust.

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Block Avenue, Map, Geo Data, Data, Users, Collaborative, Location, Geography, Crowd Wisdom