Fashion Runway

How My Clothing Rental Startup Is Driving For A More Sustainable Route To Fashion

My generation has been at the center of a dramatic shift in how consumers approach fashion. The latter part of our teenage years, as well as the entirety of adult life so far, have been impacted by two key factors – the rise of social media, and the rise of cheap fast fashion. Isabella West launched her […]

Tryatec - The online sharing economy platform - Sabine Opis and Elena Sokolova

Share Your Startup Story – The Founders Of The Online Marketplace For Renting The Latest Tech ‘Tryatec’ Are Tapping Into The Sharing Economy

Despite trust issues plaguing peer-to-peer (P2P) ‘sharing culture’, predictions show that the UK’s sharing economy transactions could reach £140bn by 2025, according to consultancy PwC. This figure, up from an estimated £7bn in 2015, is on track for continued rapid growth thanks to people becoming more aware of how these sharing economy platforms operate and […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – AtHashtags

AtHashtags is a shopping search engine making the art of buying ‘on-the-go’ fashionable items, online and via popup shops, more user-friendly. Beta launched by Bernard Omolafe, 30, and his co-founder Henrike Grund in 2015, this upcoming Ecommerce startup helps small retail vendors expand and reach more consumers both online and on the High street.  AtHashtags – How […]

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easyCar Club – Top Five Tips On How To Make Money From Your Car – Sharing Economy

Sharing Economy – With the rise of Airbnb and apps like JustPark, thousands of us are entrusting our belongings to others and reaping the rewards. It seems that anything you can own, you can share – and make some extra cash in the process.  So which of your belongings could you use to make money from? […]

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Celebrating Young Entrepreneurs Awarded In The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2016 gives major recognition to young entrepreneurs for their successful startups and to organisations supporting youth entrepreneurship. Over a 1,000 people were named in the Honours list, which was released last week Friday as Her Majesty celebrated her 90th birthday. Some of the young business owners, aged 35 and under, awarded MBEs […]

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Share Your Start-Up Story – Weroom

Making an impact in the sharing economy – Weroom is an online flatsharing marketplace giving people  a stress-free experience of sharing a flat. Thomas Villeneuve created Weroom after a bad experience of sharing a flat, which inspired him to see tenants given a lot more choice in how they rent. Weroom concept took off in Paris in 2013 […]

Sharing Economy

Five Lessons To Learn In A Sharing Economy Start-up

Co-founder of Weroom – Five Lessons To Learn In A Sharing Economy Start-up Thomas Villeneuve co-founded Weroom in 2013 with the aim of building a marketplace, which connects the community of tenants, landlords and agencies in harmonious flat-sharing experiences. I came up with the idea to launch a website to help match people to their […]

Liftshare

Editorial Tech Spotlight – Liftshare

Liftshare taps into the sharing economy as a social enterprise helping individuals to travel more sustainably by sharing their journeys. The must-have ‘travel’ tool helps people, needing a ride, to find other travellers with spare seats going the same route. Liftshare is the UK’s largest car sharing scheme, according to Which?, with over 500,000 members using its services. […]