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Airbnb
Kiwi locals can now share 'Experiences' with Airbnb travellers
Kiwis who fancy themselves local experts now have the chance to become ‘micro-entrepreneurs’ through Airbnb.
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Uber
Sharing economy transforming Kiwi spending habits
Statistics New Zealand is adding Airbnbs and Ubers to the CPI basket to keep it relevant for New Zealand.
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New Zealand
Airbnb is becoming more popular than fried bread in Christchurch
“Airbnb is a clear example of a disruptor; where consumer demand, supported by technology, drives change at exponential rates..."
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Uber
Uber, Airbnb and the problem with South Africa's sharing economy
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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Peer-to-peer lending
Peer-to-peer: Wellington ranks #2 in the world for sharing economy
Overall, the study finds that New Zealand offers the highest returns for investors on peer-to-peer money lending platforms.
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Airbnb
Airbnb enforces nondiscrimination commitment
"We are all committed to doing everything we can to help eliminate all forms of unlawful bias, discrimination, and intolerance from our platform.”
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Business travel
Businesses around the world flock to Airbnb's new travel programme
Airbnb has had more than 500 companies sign-up to its new business programme within 24 hours of the launch.
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Innovation
How the collaborative economy is disrupting traditional business
The digital age is disrupting the traditional business model and making trust the currency of the 21st century.
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Airbnb
BnB next big internet thing?
Airbnb lands monster funding round, setting it up as next big internet phenomenon