Posts Tagged: sharing economy

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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Withlocals connects tourists with authentic local food, activities, and tours across Asia

Netherlands-based startup Withlocals is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local a...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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iCarsclub aims to popularize carsharing in Asia by making it more convenient, less expensive

iCarsclub, a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace, is bringing a potentially better product into an existing market.

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 11:14 am
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Short-term rental site Travelmob raises USD1M seed funding from Jungle Ventures, Accel Partners, others

The Travelmob investment is led by Jungle Ventures with participation from private investors around the region.

  • September 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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GoMyWay lets you save money by finding people to share a taxi with

Traveling on a taxi is expensive in Singapore: A trip from a housing estate to the Central Business District could easily set you back S$20 ...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Activity booking site EvenPanda combines Pinterest and Airbnb

What do you get when you combine two of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups and apply the concept to an entirely different vertical? You...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Master anything from songwriting to Swahili with ClassDo – now in more than 100 countries

The platform's all-in-one interface offers a collaborative whiteboard, video, and text chat - without downloads or installs.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 9:17 pm
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P2P car rental site iCarsClub opens doors in Beijing, trust issues remain

The online car rental space in Beijing just got a little bit more heated as Singapore-based startup iCarsClub, which operates a peer-to-peer...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Airbnb sets up office in Singapore, competes in Asia with Roomorama, Travelmob, iBilik

US short-term rental website Airbnb is stepping up its expansion into Asia, with an office already being set up in Singapore, reported CNET ...

  • November 14, 2012
  • at 8:54 am
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Smove, a green vehicle sharing service, set to unleash fleet of electric bicycles

The bicycles will be the third mode of transport Smove is introducing. It launched a car sharing service barely a month ago, following by a ...

  • September 19, 2012
  • at 7:42 pm
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Create your own Airbnb with The Sharing Engine

The Sharing Engine has all the trendy buzzwords: Social commerce, sharing economy, peer-to-peer rentals. Put them all together, and you have...

  • June 14, 2012
  • at 4:33 pm
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S’pore-based rental website Roomorama merges with Lofty, gets US$2.1M seed capital

Roomorama, a Singapore-based vacations rental site, has merged with Lofty, a similar service, to scale up their business, reported TechCrun...

  • April 3, 2012
  • at 2:01 pm
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