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Top 40 Share Economy Ideas in September

From Blogger-Hosted Decor Classes to Starbucks Rideshares

— September 5, 2016 — Marketing
These September 2016 share economy ideas consider the many different ways in which companies are looking to generate a better sense of community amongst consumers.

One way this is being done is through streamlined apps that allow people to rent products or services from one another in the most efficient way possible, as well as share ideas or interests. An example of this includes a virtual earphone-sharing app called 'Lisn' that makes it easier for users to swap their favorite songs in real-time -- meaning that they no longer have to struggle to share a single pair of earphones.

On the other hand, BonAppetour is an app that encourages people to connect with others in order to find a dinner host. The service is aimed primarily at open-minded travelers, who are likely to desire an authentic home-cooked experience during their time away from home. More examples like these, as well as those surrounding community-focused residences and crowdsourced designs are just a few of the others included in this collection of September 2016 share economy ideas.
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Alternatively Structured Networks
Alternatively Structured Networks
The MaidSafe Network is a Safer Version of the Internet
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Customer-Focused Rental Ads
Customer-Focused Rental Ads
Enterprise UK Emphasizes Customer Service Through Cultural Differences
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Blogger-Hosted Decor Tutorials
Blogger-Hosted Decor Tutorials
Target's 'Back to College' Ad Features Popular Teen Influencers
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Multi-Stop Rideshares
Multi-Stop Rideshares
The Lyft Multi-Stop Trip Now Lets Riders Request Multiple Stops On A Trip
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App-Free Rideshare Ordering
App-Free Rideshare Ordering
Uber Patrons in India can Order a Ride Through dial.uber.com
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35
Crowdsourced Menu-Ranking Apps
Crowdsourced Menu-Ranking Apps
This App Lets People Vote For Favorite Dishes In Restaurants
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34
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
Roommate-Recruiting Apps
The Koala Roomie App Helps Millennials In New York City Find Roommates
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33
Personalized Lesson-Planning Apps
Personalized Lesson-Planning Apps
The TES Teach App Helps Educators to Easily Create Lesson Plans
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Connected Shared Housing Apps
Connected Shared Housing Apps
The 'Ping' App Helps Airbnb Hosts Inform Guests about the House
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Flexible Online Private Schools
Flexible Online Private Schools
'Virtual Learning Academy' Students Equal Peers in Physical School
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30
Rental Home Concierge Apps
Rental Home Concierge Apps
'Airbnb Trips' Provides a Rounded Vacation With Touristic Suggestions
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Olympic Partnership Rideshares
Olympic Partnership Rideshares
Visa RioPool Unites Riders from Various Backgrounds and Cities
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Family-Focused Music Streaming
Family-Focused Music Streaming
Spotify's 'Kids & Family' Playlists Help Kids Bond with Parents
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27
VR App Stores
VR App Stores
The Viveport Store Will Focus On HTC's Virtual Reality Offerings
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Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps
Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps
'GoGoGrandparent' is an Easy Way for Elderly People to Order Ubers
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Designated Driver Apps
Designated Driver Apps
The Driverseat App Helps You Instantly Recruit Someone to Drive You Home
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Personal Payment Apps
Personal Payment Apps
The Crowdfunding Site Tilt Now Offers One-to-One Payment Options on Its App
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23
Charity Selfie Apps
Charity Selfie Apps
The CR7 Selfie App Lets Users Take Selfies with Cristiano Ronaldo for Charity
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Secure Ride-Share Platforms
Secure Ride-Share Platforms
Safe Car Service Bluclub Uses Armoured Vehicles and Defensive Drivers
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21
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Virtual Earphone-Sharing Apps
Lisn Helps People Listen to the Same Music Without Sharing Earphones
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20
Streamlined Home-Buying Apps
Streamlined Home-Buying Apps
The Haus App Makes Buying and Selling Homes a Breeze
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Self-Driven Taxi Promotions
Self-Driven Taxi Promotions
This Uber Promotion Lets People Enjoy Free Rides In Self-Driven Cars
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Elderly Rideshare Initiatives
Elderly Rideshare Initiatives
grandPad Teamed Up with Uber to Help Seniors Get Around
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Private Jet Rideshare Promotions
Private Jet Rideshare Promotions
The #AbsolutNights Experience Partners Absolut and Uber
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16
Weekly Headphone Rentals
Weekly Headphone Rentals
Sennheiser is Letting Consumers Rent Headphones from Its Singapore Store
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15
City Concierge Apps
City Concierge Apps
This Membership Club App Helps Millennials Enjoy City Events and Offerings
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14
Drone Rental Platforms
Drone Rental Platforms
Startup Up Sonder is an On-Demand P2P Service That Lets You Rent a Drone
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13
P2P Dining Apps
P2P Dining Apps
'BonAppetour' is Like Airbnb, but for Dining with Others
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12
Local Courier Apps
Local Courier Apps
The Bringr App for Delivery is Like Uber for Sending & Tracking Parcels Nearby
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11
Disruptive Device Rentals
Disruptive Device Rentals
Grover's Electronics Rentals Are Revolutionizing the Consumer Tech World
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10
Traveling P2P Courier Services
Traveling P2P Courier Services
Travel Startup Grabr Helps You Earn Money On Your Journey
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9
Apartment Rental Chatbots
Apartment Rental Chatbots
The 'Trulia' Chatbot Can Now Show Users Apartment Listings for Rent
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8
Shipping Container Lending Libraries
Shipping Container Lending Libraries
A 'Thingery' Lets People Donate Items for Others to Enjoy
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7
Coffee Rideshare Programs
Coffee Rideshare Programs
The Lyft & Starbucks Promotion Rewards Customer with Incentive Deals
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6
Community-Focused Residences
Community-Focused Residences
The Rental Space Tower Prioritizes Shared Spaces Over Private Ones
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5
Speedy Social Payment Apps
Speedy Social Payment Apps
The Cookies App Fills the Peer-to-Peer Payment Need in Germany
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4
Communal Housing Centers
Communal Housing Centers
Airbnb's 'Samara' is Launching Housing and a Community Center in Japan
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3
Student-Designed Dorm Collections
Student-Designed Dorm Collections
Target's New Dorm Room Collection Was Designed by Its Interns
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2
Scooter-Sharing Programs
Scooter-Sharing Programs
Gogoro Scooters Will Be Available for Rent in Berlin Through an App
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House-Sharing Design Studios
House-Sharing Design Studios
'Samara' is a New Design Studio Division from Airbnb
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