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NY Sharing Economy Pitch Night

Banner2Join us at the next Let’s Collaborate event on November 5th with sharing economy thought-leader Rachel Botsman and local New York sharing economy organizations. Many thanks to Airbnb and Spark Capital for making this event possible! For event details, please click here.

The event will be held at Impact Hub NYC – a shared workspace & events platform for a global community of entrepreneurs, activists, artists, and professionals who believe in the power of business to accelerate social and environmental change. Click here to try Impact Hub for a free week!

Sharing Economy Fall Drinks

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As the weather got cooler, folks from the sharing economy gathered together for some Fall drinks and KitchenSurfing snacks at Airbnb’s lovely office space. We had a mix of people from virtual currency platforms to ridesharing services to food sharing startups to crowdfunding platforms and much more learning, sharing, and helping each other out. Many thanks to Airbnb for generously hosting us this evening and Hila Katz for running a stellar workshop!

An Evening to be Shared

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We gathered folks together from KitchenSurfing, Etsy, Zeel, Lyft, Uber, Airbnb, and Brooklyn Brainery for a Feastly dinner to kickstart some conversations across different sharing economy organizations. Best practices, common challenges, and opportunities were shared over great food and wine! Look out for more events in this dinner series with Airbnb.

The Sharing Economy “On Demand”

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Last week, we had a great panel discussion with Wun Wun, Zeel, Lyft, and Airtasker on the topic of the rising “on-demand” economy and how it’s empowering microentrepreneurs. Thanks to Drizly for the on-demand alcohol, T-Mobile for their support, and Impact Hub for hosting us! Photos of the event can be found here.

Next Event: Wun Wun, Zeel, Lyft

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In recent times, we’ve seen the rise of the “On-Demand” economy with services promising to deliver food, flowers, babysitters, and even massages to you right here, right now. At the next Let’s Collaborate event, we will explore startups in the sharing economy space that offer these services: Wun Wun (on-demand delivery), Zeel (on-demand massages), and peer-to-peer errands service Airtasker. RSVP here.

A Sharing Feast to Remember

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In May’s Let’s Collaborate! event, we gathered with sharing economy folks over an authentic Filipino dining experience through Feastly. It was truly a “sharing” experience as we ate delicious and colorful food together with our hands off banana leaves! Thanks to chef Yana Gilbuena for a memorable night. Photos of the event can be found here.