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Startup launches online marketplace for lending items in AU
Thu 17 Jan 2019
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Think TradeMe, eBay, Amazon, except instead of buying products, you’re renting spare items from everyday consumers.
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Mevo teams up with Wellington City Council to be a free-floating car share
Tue 8 May 2018
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cartech
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wellington city council
Mevo vehicles can now be dropped at any approved Wellington City Council parking space in Mevo’s ‘Home Zone’.
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Kiwi teams make a clean sweep at Microsoft ANZ innovation competition
Fri 4 May 2018
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iot
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Kiwi ingenuity wins hearts and the top three places in the Microsoft Imagine Cup ANZ finals, beating their Australian counterparts.
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Kiwi Startup Spotlight: Mevo's carshare service makes EVs accessible
Mon 23 Apr 2018
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cartech
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new zealand business
The private car is typically the second-largest purchase people make - but the average car is used less than 4% of the time.
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Millennials changing the future of ownership with sharing economy
Thu 22 Mar 2018
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sharing economy
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Millennials are indicating they would prefer to pay to access what they want, when they want it, rather than own it.
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AT&T: What the board expects from the CIO in 2018
Mon 5 Feb 2018
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at&t
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cios
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sharing economy
What does your board expect in 2018, and what will it take to satisfy it?
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Sharing economy transforming Kiwi spending habits
Mon 15 Jan 2018
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uber
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Statistics New Zealand is adding Airbnbs and Ubers to the CPI basket to keep it relevant for New Zealand.
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Software-defined networking: Moving from the slow to the fast lane
Tue 28 Nov 2017
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sdn
Early adopters of next-gen data center networking technologies tend to be large financial institutions and enterprises and government departments.
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Boom in Aussie sharing economy attracts international payouts provider
Tue 28 Nov 2017
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martech
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commerce systems
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“Australia punches above its weight in terms of innovation and adoption of marketplace and sharing economy businesses."
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Exclusive interview: Microsoft on diversity, regulating NZ’s sharing economy & Uberisation
Tue 21 Nov 2017
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microsoft
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"I think we have a tremendous area for improvement here and I try to do my part to talk about that honestly.”
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Uber, Airbnb and the problem with South Africa's sharing economy
Thu 2 Nov 2017
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uber
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In September 2017, it was announced that Uber’s private hire licence as a ride-hauling app would not be renewed in London.
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Auckland-based startup pioneering peer-to-peer storage platform
Fri 8 Sep 2017
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Imagine being able to rent someone's unused space to store your excess items.
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It’s all fun and games in the sharing economy, until the taxes aren’t done
Wed 23 Aug 2017
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The IRD is cracking down on undeclared income and it’s very easy for them to see what services a company is offering online.
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Peer-to-peer: Wellington ranks #2 in the world for sharing economy
Tue 23 May 2017
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
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peer-to-peer lending
Overall, the study finds that New Zealand offers the highest returns for investors on peer-to-peer money lending platforms.
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Kiwi company crowdfunding to expand “airbnb of cars”
Wed 10 May 2017
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finance, leasing & rental
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pledgeme
MyCarYourRental is hoping to raise up to $800,000 to market and grow their car-sharing community.
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