The Cookie Car: Good Owners Going the Extra Mile

A borrower shared something with us last week that really made us smile: photos of cookies! And while we would have maybe preferred if we had gotten some actual cookies, the story behind the photo is what really made it special. You see, this borrower didn’t just find these cookies at some bakery; he found...
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RelayRides Comes to San Francisco

Well hello there, San Francisco! It’s been a crazy few months, but I can now proudly say that RelayRides is live and revvin’ to go in the Bay Area. As you can see in my previous posts, we think neighbor-to-neighbor carsharing is a fantastic way to strengthen our communities, all while better utilizing assets and...
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Thanks MassChallenge!

Hey guys, I just wanted to give a quick shout out to our friends at MassChallenge. As some of you already know, last week we were honored to be one of MassChallenge’s 16 prize-winners, walking home with a very lovely $50,000. I want to stress to anyone out there considering enrolling next year that it...
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Sharing with an Economist

If there’s one major media outlet that has continued to “get” the shift towards collaborative consumption (the move from hyper-consumption towards shared ownership that RelayRides is a big part of), it’s The Economist. This week they’ve raised the bar again, with a great article that not only covers some of the emerging players in our...
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Why a RelayRides Prius is much more green than any other Prius

If you get a Prius from a carshare company to help the environment, I commend you. But, unless you’re planning a trip of over 46,000 miles, it’s important to know that all Priuses available for carsharing are not created equal. A RelayRides Prius is much more green than a Prius from a traditional carsharing company...
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Meet the Team: An Interview with Shelby Clark

There are a lot of important team members here at RelayRides, but perhaps none more so than our fearless leader: Shelby Clark. At 28 and fresh out of Harvard Business School, Shelby is the man who keeps RelayRides pointed in the right direction, empowers us to make our own smart decisions, and politely reminds us...
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Why the Time Is Right for Peer-to-Peer Carsharing

Here at RelayRides, it’s pretty obvious that we’re passionate about peer-to-peer carsharing. But it would be hard to run a company if we thought we were the only people in the world who would be interested in our concept. We need a healthy user-base of car owners, and even more car borrowers, to succeed. Fortunately,...
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