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50 Share Economy Innovations

From Bicycle Sharing Services to Hotel-Sharing Platforms

— January 26, 2016 — Business
Pinpointing some of the most cunning examples of how the modern market is evolving, this collection of share economy innovations identifies key areas that are experiencing increased change.

Online retail and a plethora of alternative services like Uber and Airbnb has augmented consumers to accept experiences that are shared or partially private as long as there's a discount associated.

The rise of the sharing economy has developed slowly over the past few years, but has seen spikes in popularity within recent months. As such, everything from bicycles, to umbrellas are being shared with consumers preferring to rent something for as long as they need it rather than buy it outright. With the cost of living increasing steadily and consumers paying more for urban living, we could continue to see the share economy expanding even further.
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Hotel-Sharing Platforms
Hotel-Sharing Platforms
This Service Helps Travelers Rent Vacation Properties as a Group
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Burner-Generating Apps
Burner-Generating Apps
The Burner App Generates Temporary Phone Numbers
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48
Truck Stop Marketplaces
Truck Stop Marketplaces
Trucker App RoadSwap Lets Drivers Participate in the Sharing Economy
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47
App-Based Bike Rentals
App-Based Bike Rentals
This Service Allows Users to Rent a Private Bike Anywhere in the World
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46
Meal Sharing Travel Apps
Meal Sharing Travel Apps
VizEat Lets Authenticity-Seeking Travellers Share Meals With Locals
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45
Charitable Travel Platforms
Charitable Travel Platforms
Bedforest is an Online Booking Service That Fuses Travel and Charity
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44
Seat-Swapping Travel Apps
Seat-Swapping Travel Apps
The 'Seateroo' App Helps Air Travelers Buy Better Seats
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43
Dog Vacation-Planning Apps
Dog Vacation-Planning Apps
DogVacay is a Platform for Canine Owners to Find Pet-Sitters
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42
Senior Ride-Sharing Services
Senior Ride-Sharing Services
Lyft is Offering the Elderly Medical Transportation via the Web
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41
Equipment-Sharing Medical Groups
Equipment-Sharing Medical Groups
Cohealo is a Sharing Economy Solution for the Healthcare Industry
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40
Instant E-Bike Sharing Schemes
Instant E-Bike Sharing Schemes
Lock&Charge Outfits Existing Bicycles With App-Enabled Tracking
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39
Free Umbrella Initiatives
Free Umbrella Initiatives
UmbraCity is a Sharing Umbrella Service That Helps Students in the Rain
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38
Parking Spot-Locating Apps
Parking Spot-Locating Apps
JustPark is the Best Way to Find a Vacant Parking Spot in Europe
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37
Peer-to-Peer Coding Workshops
Peer-to-Peer Coding Workshops
This Organization Gives Kids an Opportunity to Teach Other Kids
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36
Self-Driving Car Shares
Self-Driving Car Shares
GM's Maven Service Offers Car Sharing for Autonomous Auto Designs
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35
Roommate-Finding Platforms
Roommate-Finding Platforms
The 'NestMates' App Makes It Easier to Find Compatible Roommates
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34
Rent-Paying Subletting Programs
Rent-Paying Subletting Programs
The Flatbook Apartment Sublet Service Takes Care of Your Place
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33
Cloud Object-Finding Services
Cloud Object-Finding Services
Linquet Connects Users to Objects and People
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32
Social Identity Services
Social Identity Services
Identity Verification Start-Up 'Veridu Measures a User's Social Footprint
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31
Bicycle Sharing Services
Bicycle Sharing Services
AirDonkey Allows People to Rent Out Bikes When They're Not Using Them
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30
Bike-Delivered Healthy Meals
Bike-Delivered Healthy Meals
Tring Tring is a Peer-to-Peer Service Delivering in Amsterdam
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29
Business Jet Memberships
Business Jet Memberships
Flight-Sharing Company 'Rise' is Changing Corporate Travel
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28
Neighbourly Meal-Sharing Apps
Neighbourly Meal-Sharing Apps
The Homemade App Lets Consumers By Food From Local Cooks in the Area
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27
Pizza Payment Sharing
Pizza Payment Sharing
Papa John's PayShare Feature Allows Users to Split the Bill
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26
Neighborly Sharing Services
Neighborly Sharing Services
Peerby Connects Communities for Resource Borrowing
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25
Kindness-Tracking Social Platforms
Kindness-Tracking Social Platforms
PersonalHeroes Tracks Positive Impacts on Other People's Lives
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24
Split Hospitality Programs
Split Hospitality Programs
Hyatt and Onefinestay Developed a Unique Travel Sharing Partnership
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23
Shared Parking Apps
Shared Parking Apps
MonkeyParking Lets Users Split Parking Rental Costs with Others
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22
Neighborly Shipping Services
Neighborly Shipping Services
This P2P Shipping Network App Lets Neighbors Transport Your Cargo
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21
Object-Swapping Apps
Object-Swapping Apps
Shufl is an Online Marketplace to Trade One Item for Another
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20
Solar Power Sharing Platforms
Solar Power Sharing Platforms
This New Service Allows Users to Share Solar Power with One Another
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19
Pharmacy Delivery Partnerships
Pharmacy Delivery Partnerships
Walgreens Wades into the Sharing Economy Application TaskRabbit
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18
Kind Ride-Sharing Initiatives
Kind Ride-Sharing Initiatives
Avis Will Offer Free Rentals to Those Who Bring an Elderly Friend
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17
Community Car Clubs
Community Car Clubs
Co-Wheels Offers Widespread Auto Sharing in the United Kingdom
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16
Party Guide Services
Party Guide Services
Zoola Fix Lets You Book a 'Fixer' to Connect You with the Hottest Nightlife
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15
Social Media-Based Banking
Social Media-Based Banking
Fidor Bank Sets Its Interest Rates Based On Facebook Likes
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14
Sharing Economy Events
Sharing Economy Events
'The People Who Share' Launch Their Global Awareness Day
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13
Shareable Fashion Collections
Shareable Fashion Collections
The 'ShareWear' Collection is Designed to Be Shared Among Consumers
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12
Event Rental Platforms
Event Rental Platforms
'Splacer' is a Venue Rental Site for Off-Site, Party & Event Space Rentals
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11
Storage Lending Platforms
Storage Lending Platforms
Roost Offers a More Affordable Shared Storage Solution for Neighbors
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10
Community-Building Barter Apps
Community-Building Barter Apps
Bright Neighbor is the First Sharing Economy Mobile Platform
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9
Vinyl Lending Libraries
Vinyl Lending Libraries
The Hyundai Card Music Library is Accessible to Card Holders in Seoul
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8
P2P Shipping Services
P2P Shipping Services
PeerShip is Like the Uber of Local Shipping and Receiving
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7
Elderly Roommate-Finding Platforms
Elderly Roommate-Finding Platforms
Room2Care is a Miami Sharing Economy Service for Eldercare
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6
Service-Sharing Apps
Service-Sharing Apps
This App Allows Users to Exchange Their Skills for Different Services
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5
On-Demand Insurance Apps
On-Demand Insurance Apps
Cuvva Offers Hourly Car Insurance for When You Drive Your Friend's Car
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4
Secondhand Furniture Marketplaces
Secondhand Furniture Marketplaces
'Move Loot' Will Transport Heavy Secondhand Goods for You
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3
Pop-Up Community Kitchens
Pop-Up Community Kitchens
This Kitchen-Free Restaurant Asks Locals to Cook for Patrons
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2
Ride-Sharing E-Bikes
Ride-Sharing E-Bikes
These Folding E-Bikes Allow Friends to Unlock and Borrow Them Through an App
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1
Dress-Lending Services
Dress-Lending Services
Rent frock Repeat's Dress Rental Service Makes Designer Items Affordable
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