Bicycle Queensland has partnered with peer-to-peer equipment rental platform Quipmo to help members lend out their bikes.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
The LendMyTrend platform allows lenders to list their clothing themselves and manage all bookings, or use the LMT Collective concierge service.
The idea for a service like Kindershare first came to cofounder Vahouni Nazarian after a trip the family took when her first daughter was five months old.
Having raised $2.3 million from investors including existing backers Caltex and Investible, car sharing startup Car Next Door is opening up the rest of its Series B round to users, taking to crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise a minimum of $500,000.
A growing number of niche platforms are tapping into the opportunities within the peer to peer model, with one being Designerex.
Camplify, a Newcastle-based peer-to-peer startup that looks to help caravan owners make some extra cash out of the days their caravans would otherwise be parked idly in their driveway, has announced its expansion into the UK.
Fair Work is looking to determine whether Uber’s classing of drivers as ‘independent contractors’ rather than employees complies with federal workplace legislation.
Passel is a crowdsourced delivery service using regular people already near the local store to complete the final mile delivery.
To make it cheaper for parents to hire while also enabling parents with unused equipment lying around to make some extra cash is Melbourne startup Tree Hut Village.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
For many Australians living in metropolitan areas, knowledge of life on a farm has come from a show like McLeod’s Daughters. Unfortunately, just as any doctor would tell you that no, Grey’s Anatomy does not accurately depict working in a hospital, a day in the life of a character on McLeod’s Daughters isn’t exactly the […]
With ridesharing and food delivery services among the most well-known businesses in the task economy, it may be easy to think that the sector is focused on metropolitan areas, but the growth of other businesses beyond the big names is giving opportunities to ‘taskmasters’ in other areas. Living on a farm on the Southern Highlands […]
After taking time off from her corporate job to have a baby, Jessie began wondering how she could get back to doing some work without having to go back to her job full time. To find one, Jessie took to her LinkedIn network, asking people if they knew of a job that was well-paid, with […]
DishMe came when Bagga found himself struggling with his health due to what his doctor described as “a lethal combination of poor diet and long work hours”.