Sharing Economy In the Bay Area


October 2016

Personal Story: The life of an Uber and Lyft driver


So here is a little story from my own personal experience. I have actually worked for both Uber and Lyft as a driver for each company! First of all, I want to say that I really enjoy driving for these companies. You meet very interesting people during your hours driving on the road.

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DogVacay: The animal lovers


Do you own a pet? Have you ever needed someone to watch your dog while you were out of town but didn’t have anyone who was available? DogVacay is the answer to your problems! Continue reading “DogVacay: The animal lovers”

Pros and Cons of the Sharing Economy

Some of the most successful innovators in the sharing economy including Lyft, Uber, Airbnb, and TaskRabbit. These brilliant companies have disrupted the industries that they’re in, and they’ve grown at a substantial rate. Continue reading “Pros and Cons of the Sharing Economy”

Airbnb: Legal battles in San Francisco


Airbnb is a great company that offers many people the opportunity to rent out the homes that they own. Not only do the guests find a place to stay, but the hosts also make a nice buck from the business. Sounds like a great idea that shouldn’t have any problems, but Airbnb is actually known for being a controversial company, especially in the Bay Area. Continue reading “Airbnb: Legal battles in San Francisco”

Legal Troubles with Lyft and Uber


Uber and Lyft are successful, innovative companies that are offering helpful services to people all over the world, so it’s interesting to note the amount of legal troubles both companies have faced recently. Today, we will look at some of the biggest legal issues that Lyft and Uber are currently experiencing.  Continue reading “Legal Troubles with Lyft and Uber”

TaskRabbit: There when you need them


TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand, allowing consumers to find immediate help with everyday chores such as cleaning, moving, delivery and construction work. Basically, think of an application that allows you to find people who will do the chores you don’t want to do (a child’s dream come true).  Continue reading “TaskRabbit: There when you need them”

Uber vs Lyft: Who should you pick?


So what’s the difference between Uber and Lyft? That’s a very good question and today we will take a look at some key differences (or similarities) between the two ride-sharing companies.

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Airbnb: Belong Anywhere


According to their website, Airbnb is an online community marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodations. Airbnb users include hosts and travelers: hosts list and rent out their unused spaces, and travelers search for and book accommodations around the world.

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