Shareable: 3 Platforms to Start Your Own Sharing Service

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3 Platforms to Start Your Own Sharing Service

Got a great sharing idea? Here’s how to get up and sharing faster.

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Interview: The Deep Roots of African American Cooperative Economics

Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard’s new book connects past efforts to the current movement.

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Kick your knowledge up a gear with new data on bike sharing.

You didn’t think we just invented sharing, did you?

MIT’s You Are Here project shares GORGEOUS maps of coffee, visas, trees +more.

It’s time to start “hacking” money.

Upcoming Events

Below are just a few upcoming events. Check out more on our Events Calendar. Have an event to announce? Post it here.

Raising The Village: Live Below The Line
April 28 (All day) to May 2 (All day)
All over

April 29, 12:00 pm
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 2ST, London, united kingdom

OuiShare Drink Nice #3 « Makers et Fixers : création et réparation collaborative
April 29, 7:00 pm
l’Espace Delvalle (25, rue du Professeur Delvalle), Nice, France

East Bay ShareFest
May 1, 8:00 am to May 31, 5:00 pm
East Bay, CA

Repair Cafe in Kenton
May 1, 6:00 pm
2209 N Schofield St Portland, OR 97217

Jackson Rising: the New Economies Conference
May 2 (All day)
Jackson, Mississippi, USA

ShareFest Rochester 2014
May 2 (All day) to May 4 (All day)
Washington Square Park, Rochester, NY 14607

Introduction to DISC for Shared Housing, Atlanta, GA
May 3, 9:00 am
HANSEN NEUMANN GROUP, Inc., 180 Interstate North Parkway, Suite 102, Atlanta, GA

Pasadena Earth & Arts Day ShareFest
May 3, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Memorial Park and Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA USA

Gear Swap, Barter or Buy
May 3, 1:00 pm
Bend, OR

Gift Circles & More! (Free Exchange Network)
May 3, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
54 Victoria Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Collaborative Economy Week
May 4 (All day) to May 11 (All day)

Revolution ~Gift: Re-Visioning Wealth & Resource – A community picnic and conversation in celebration of Dana Cafe’s 1 Year Anniversary!
May 4, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Humanist Hall, 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA

Spring Harvest Happy Hour + Dinner + Movie
May 4, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
New Liberation Community Garden: 1100 Divisadero (at Eddy), San Francisco, CA

Ouishare London – May Coworking Day
May 5 (All day) to May 6 (All day)
90 Main Yard Wallis Road, E9 5LN London, united kingdom

OuiShare Fest 2014
May 5, 9:00 am to May 7, 12:00 am
Cabaret Sauvage, Paris, France

World Collaborative Mobility Congress: Wocomoco
May 7 (All day) to May 8 (All day)
Bern, Switzerland

Go Local, Grow Local Conference
May 8 (All day) to May 11 (All day)
Radison Plaza Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Participatory Budgeting Project’s first annual benefit!
May 8, 7:00 pm
Ethical Culture Fieldston School, 33 Central Park West, New York City, New York






There’s a new culture and economy emerging where sharing and contributing to the common good are the priorities. At Shareable, we believe this shift is needed to help us overcome the grave social and environmental crises we face today, and perhaps thrive as never before. We hope you’ll join the conversation on Shareable, by commenting on articles or submitting your own articles to [email protected].

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