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The Sharing Economy: Disrupting the Disruptors… Can the Sharers Share?

The Sharing Economy: Disrupting the Disruptors… Can the Sharers Share?

October 27, 2014

Compare & Share will be hosting a live mic session, The Sharing Economy: Disrupting the Disruptors… Can the Sharers Share? at the Disruption Innovation Festival on Friday November 7, from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Read on to find out how to be a disruptor with us!

 

Tags: Benita Matofska, Disruption Innovation Festival, Sharing Economy, Daniel de Filippis, Buzzhopper, Sharing

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Calling all Sharers! The Share:Summit is here!

Calling all Sharers! The Share:Summit is here!

October 22, 2014

Is there a better way to end the week than with a boatload of Sharing? 

Of course not! 

We’re very excited about the Share:Summit happening on Friday, 28 November 2014 from 13:30 to 18:30 so join us and over 200 of your peers to learn from the Trouble Makers & Innovators from all sectors of the #SharingEconomy for an evening of lively debates and networking!

Tags: Share Summit, Sharing Economy, Benita Matofska, BlaBla Car, Airbnd, London

By Daniel de Filippis

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BlackBox Connect: Our Final Week!

BlackBox Connect: Our Final Week!

October 16, 2014

Compare and Share founders Benita Matofska and Nick Tong are on their way back from Silicon Valley now that  is over, so let’s hear from Benita how the final week went, shall we?

Tags: Silicon Valley, Sharing Economy, Google, BlackBox Connect, San Francisco, Benita Matofska, Nick Tong, Eric Schmidt, Mike Maples

By Daniel de Filippis

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BlackBox Connect: Our first week!

BlackBox Connect: Our first week!

October 6, 2014

Compare and Share founders Benita Matofska and Nick Tong have been at BlackBox Connect in San Francisco for a week now. So what have they been up to? Let’s hear it from Benita herself.

Tags: BlackBox Connect, Sharing Economy, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Siri, GoogleX

By Daniel de Filippis

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September News Roundup

September News Roundup

September 30, 2014

Back to School month flew by and things here at Compare and Share, and in the Sharing Economy in general, have been quite busy. So here we are with our September news roundup in case you missed something! Remember to follow us on twitter @compareandshare to be the first in the know and share your #sharingeconomy news with us!

Tags: Sharing Economy, BlackBox Connect, Crowdshed, Benita Matofska, Awards

By Daniel de Filippis

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Is the Sharing Economy Driving Uk Jobs and Growth? (Event)

Is the Sharing Economy Driving Uk Jobs and Growth? (Event)

September 22, 2014

Benita Matofska, our indomitable Chief Sharer, will be discussing this very question at the Labour Party Conference Fringe Event hosted by Inline on Tuesday September 23. The panel of leading thinkers on the sharing economy will discuss everything from the economic opportunity the Sharing Economy represents for the UK, to some of the emerging regulatory trends includes: 

Tags: Sharing Economy, Labour Party Conference, HouseTrip, Lyft

By Daniel de Filippis

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Did you Know? 5 Sharing Economy Fun Facts

Did you Know? 5 Sharing Economy Fun Facts

Did you know that there is an estimated £3.5 BILLION - yes you read that right - worth of unused assets in the world right now that are just sitting around doing pretty much nothing? That’s a whole lot of waste, but it can be an opportunity for all of us as we start sharing more and more. After all, one person’s trash is another’s treasure, right?

 

Tags: Sharing Economy, Fun Facts, Statue of Liberty, AirPnP

By Daniel de Filippis

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Share the Weekend: Roma

Share the Weekend: Roma

It’s September amd most of the Roman Summer Festivals are over by now, but you can definitely still experience all the sites, and if you’re stopping for a more than a couple of days you can head-out beachside with an excuse to visit the Roman ruins at Ostia Antica and grab a sun-drenched lunch by the sea. The web is full of tourist guides as to what to see, so we won’t linger on that and instead give you a couple of hints on how the Sharing Economy can help you make the most out of the Roma.

Tags: Share the Weekend, Sharing Economy, Roma, Rome, Holidays, Ostia Antica, Quartiere Coppedè, Car2go

By Daniel de Filippis

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We’re in the Blackbox!

We’re in the Blackbox!

… and we couldn’t be more excited! Compare and Share has been chosen as one of 16 Startups from 15 countries to participate in the Fall 2014 Program organized by Blackbox Connect and Google for Entrepreneurs.

Tags: Black Box Connect, Startups, Google for Entrepreneurs, Benita Matofska

By Daniel de Filippis

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Summer News Roundup

Summer News Roundup

August is about to say goodbye, and it’s back to work, back to school, and back to chillier days for most us very soon. We won’t hide that here at Compare and Share we’re excited to get back into the thick of things - follow our blog and twitter for upcoming news - but before we do that, we wanted to share some late-summer news with you. 

Tags: Sharing Economy, Startacus, Startups, Elevator Pitch, Breaking Bad, Sharing

By Daniel de Filippis

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