This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Sharing Economy startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Sharing Economy industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Sharing Economy Startups
Duckt As every transportation mode, ever expending Micromobility solutions also need dedicated infrastructure. We help organize public space, lower operation costs and create a better experience for MaaS with patented universal adaptor and IoT charge solution.
DUCKT is the new mobility space in the city. We develop products and services for Micromobility & SmartCity Solutions..
Drivo is a platform used to offer self-drive car rental services. It is a self-drive-focused car rental company allowing individuals to rent vehicles by the hour, day, and week.
Its platform offers a wide range of cars ranging from hatchbacks to SUVs, sedans, and luxury on rent for hourly, daily, and weekly basis at all-inclusive prices that enable users to book cars using their mobile phones and travel as per their plans in a hassle-free manner revolutionize the ground transportation into leisure.. .
ioio is the world’s first mobile app where users can rent everything from physical things, to real estate, vehicles, services, memberships, workforce and much more. ioio was born from the need to contribute to the community with more possibilities for progress through a smarter and more sustainable economy that in turn would reduce the carbon footprint and the unbridled consumption of all resources.
The model is simple but disruptive and elegant, because everyone can publish or request everything for rent, so everyone can earn extra money without having to sell their belongings, or on the other hand, everyone can also get what they need at better prices. This allows a circular economy or sharing economy, which in turn reduces pollution and resource consumption, lowering the carbon footprint.
Therefore, ioio is an app with a deep & wide social impact, being at same time disruptive in the economic model, aiming to improve the distribution of wealth and reduce pollution and the consumption of resources.. .
Brick is an app that solves the problem of electronics running out of battery. Download our app and find the nearest Brick station on the map, then rent a power bank (with cables) to charge your phone, tablet, headphones or whatever it is that is running out of battery.
Return the power bank to any Brick station so that you can charge on the go. Stay in charge..
Carsharing company in Brazil is changing the mobility as a service market with 100% electric vehicles fleet. Based in São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul state with station based and freefloating operations.
Provides keyless and mobile app b2b and b2c carsharing services.. .
GiveAway is a P2P marketplace that allows users to give away their unused or unnecessary items in a marketplace. It also provides endless hours of entertainment via browsing through other people’s stuff.
Automatically, it shows stuff nearby while its unique auction system determines the winning bidder. Giveaway was founded by Artem Artemiuk, Siarhei Lepchankou, and Siarhei Stasilovich.
Roll Scooters is a Canadian start-up founded in March 2019 focused on the last-mile transportation market. Roll offers smart mobility solutions by providing dock-less electric scooter and bike share services to cities and campuses.
Among the emerging electric scooter operators, Roll differentiates itself by putting safety first. Working in close partnership with the University of Toronto, Roll combines exclusive technologies and a rider-centric design to promote a safer use of e-scooters.
Focused on the quality of their vehicles, Roll upholds high operational standards by hiring their own staff to collect, recharge, and maintain the fleet. As it scales, Roll is committed to continue collaborating with local governments and community leaders to grow responsibly.
As cities outgrow their reliance on cars, Roll aims to bridge the gaps in public transportation across Canadian cities and grow micro-mobility alternatives safely and sustainably. With their vehicles, commuters can cut minutes usually lost in waiting for transit, tourists can conveniently travel to city landmarks, and students can skip the long walks across campus..
Echofide is a social content-streaming service that simplifies booking creatives. We’re already revolutionizing the entertainment industry as we aim to become the ‘go-to’ destination for Creatives giving the must-have tools to manage & monetize their art.
Whilst keeping entertainment lovers engaged through exclusive Echofide content & monetary incentives. Created by people who are passionate about music, entertainment & technology.
We’re working hard to deliver Echofide to the devices of millions around the world with our App launching soon! Want to find out more? Check out our website & subscribe for information regarding our service, release date, vision and much more. www.Echofide.com / @Echofide [socials] Want to invest in Echofide? We love to hear from well-connected, ambitious angels & vc’s that express interest in becoming a part of our journey! [email protected]
Bûmerang was born from the simple concept that our grandparents were so used to, the concept of reusing. Our society has become accustomed to using and throwing, we have become addicted to it.
We know that we cannot return to the concept of the old helmet that our grandparents had used so much, life today no longer works as before. That is why Bûmerang incorporates technology and a new concept to make reuse the new way of consumption..
Mazmobi is developing a Marketplace where we can develop mobility solutions and integrate third party providers. With this the customers will have access to different mobility solutions trhough our Mobility as a Service platform.
The solution will be available for the corporate market to solve some of the needs they have with subtitute vehicles, control of mobility expenses of the employees and having all administrated through our platform.. .
Get Energy is an information technology company sharing power bank for mobile phones. The company also provides a network of machines with power bank rental service for all phone models.
It was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Moscow, Moscow City, Russian Federation.. .
TOOTRiS is reinventing Child Care, making it convenient, affordable and on-demand. As the world shifts to digitalized services, TOOTRiS helps parents and providers connect and transact in real-time, empowering working parents – especially women – to secure quality Child Care, while allowing providers to unlock their potential and fully monetize their program.
TOOTRiS is creating a new digital economy that promotes entrepreneurial opportunities for individuals with passion and talent to become Child Care providers, improving their quality of life while increasing the much-needed supply of Child Care across the state. TOOTRiS’ unique technology enables employers to provide fully managed Child Care Benefits, giving their workforce the flexibility and family support paramount to regaining employee productivity and increasing their ROI.
Learn more at tootris.com. .
Bluedot is a marketplace where electric vehicles reach charging units and charger owners can share their spots with others. It is a software and hardware integrated system with a mobile application where charger owners can easily schedule and share charger and make money, while electric car owners reach all the chargers which are publicly and privately-owned.
Bluedot Technologies began its operations in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .
SpareTime is an online peer-to-peer community for people to exchange their time, skills, and talents. Users who are in need of help can create a post for free and simply wait for a SpareTimer to respond and offer their assistance.
Similarly, someone with a unique skill, talent or who has extra time can create a listing showcasing their abilities and wait for a Host to ask them for help.. .
The largest network of workspaces on flexible terms. We are a savvy team from Latin America providing fast-growing companies with on-demand access to flexible office space.
Everywhere. We believe work at its best is always creative and collaborative, expressed with freedom, autonomy, and purpose; and the space surrounding us should help us achieve it, anywhere & everywhere.
We are shaping the future of work today by improving workspaces and the rules around them, and helping innovative teams find their ideal space to make their best work every day — our first step on a journey to change the way we work and think about work. Our best work.
We are Around.. .
Cocoon is a handbag rental subscription club that gives its members access to a range of fashionable new-season, vintage, and limited-edition bags on the market. Cocoon is a community of people who would rather rent than own, who see sharing as a way to enjoy designer fashion in a smarter, responsible, and less wasteful way.
Cocoon is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.. .
Cangoroo, an innovative MaaS company, are bringing shared app-based pogo sticks and other urban commuting solutions to every street corner of the world. Literally jump on a Cangoroo anytime and cruise your way through the city.
Convenient. 100% Emission free.
Founded by Adam Mikkelsen, Eric Calderon and David Axelsson in Jan 2019, with its headquarters in Malmö, southern Sweden.. .
Demandoo caters for the fast-paced, flexible economy of today. We provide tech-based customized on-demand usage-based insurance customized for gig, mobility and shared economy businesses.
Whether your business uses e-scooters, bikes, shared cars, vans, fleets, freelancers or any flexible or temporary workers we have a solution for you. Our solutions combine cutting-edge technology with dynamic insurance products.
This allows us to create solutions which are flexible, affordable, simple, having in-built safety features and tailored to your needs.. .
Paydrop is a payment platform to modernize the way in which gig, freelance and/or contract workers are paid and supported (also known as the future of work). Our core product enables simple, low cost, instant, batch and/or scheduled payments for 1099 employees, while also streamlining critical small business activities such as: invoicing, time tracking, tax reporting and compliance.
The platform is also flexible enough to seamlessly integrate directly into gig-economies or online communities, which can utilize the same payment features with minimal friction on the existing user base.. .
ServBetter is the next generation open marketplace and a listing portal that connects service buyers with local, national and global service providers in 12 different categories and in more than 100 different services. It is a purely service based platform that has skillful and vetted people who can be contacted and hired or outsourced at the time of need.
The platform provides ease for the buyers to find a list of qualified service providers at the required time and in the specified price. Now users don’t have to waste their time running around the market to find the people for their service based tasks.
Instead, a quick short post in ServBetter can result in several quotes and users can decide the best option or else just a call to any of the listed providers can bring the service at their doorstep. Choicest, Affordable, Fast and Trusted Service that we deliver..
Divvz enables transparency, validation, and accountability between parties seeking to split the cost of goods. It does this in a way that leads to confidence and trust in the Divvz app, and between the parties, saving relationships in the process.
Divvz is an intuitive app, with patent-pending technology, that’s focused around the complex process of validating, tracking, communicating, and transacting with others. Divvz is the best way for people to split the cost of the things they share, and does so through a single platform that users can trust..
Brik + Clik
Brik + Clik builds smart stores that connects the online and offline retail world. They provide software, real estate, logistical and marketing services that enables both online-only retailers to open physical spaces and for established retailers to create outpost locations with incrementally lower construction time and cost.
It was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in New York City, New York, USA. .
There are over 50 million teenagers in the in the US that could benefit from the explosion of the gig economy market, but most of the popular gig economy apps for short term side-hustle only target skilled older teens and adults. This results to limited opportunity for younger teenagers who would like to earn extra income performing small side gigs, and limited providers for small tasks.
Our app is the perfect solution to this issue! PettyGigs is a safe & simple to use platform that provides earning opportunity for almost anyone, including younger teenagers, who want to earn extra income by performing small gigs. PettyGigs is the ultimate app for side gigs, which puts teenagers on a healthy financial path, and saves time for busy adults..
We are pioneering a new way of shopping known as e-social trading that delivers a smarter and more collaborative shopping experience. Although the service is available for use by the general public, GivU (www.givu.mx) was specifically built and tailored to satisfy the shopping needs and wants of the millennial generation.
To this generation of users, collaborating and engaging in the sharing economy are already the norm. Millennials have embraced the idea of community that the sharing economy is rooted in, and have a greater awareness of the environmental impacts of overconsumption compared with previous generations.
GivU has demonstrated that it is not only possible, but also practical to buy products without spending your disposable income. Allowing GivU to offer a shopping alternative where customers are able to take care of their cash flow, while still enjoying the experience of buying and improving their quality of life.
www.givu.mx like a traditional e-commerce marketplace, rather than transacting in dollars users are required to sell a product to acquire credits known as Givs. One Giv is roughly equivalent to one USD and they are not exchangeable.
GivU is a new social e-commerce platform where users can get products they want using the products they already own. GivU’s product catalog is built and brought to life by the community.
The catalog increases as the community increases, providing a different window shopping experience every time a Giver goes into the platform. The site currently has more than 700 products that are either new or like new.
Our platform offers a pleasant interface for all those who are somehow part of the shared housing ecosystem. In a very practical way, our users fill out a complete profile telling who they are, their characteristics, what they are looking for, what characteristics of flatmates they are looking for, what characteristics the property they want to rent must have and thus we display a list of people and another list of properties.
DuploMatch, our exclusive recommendation system, suggests flatmate + to you the ideal property in record time, analyzing numerous aspects of similarity.. .
Findable is an internet company that specializes in the fields of renting, lending, sharing, and smart contracts. Its platform provides individuals and business owners seamless transaction services and comprehensive security and insurance, communication, and communication.
The company was founded in 2019 and headquartered in Sacramento, California.. .
FinOpsIT is a software company for cloud economy that provides a full 360 platform service. Our platform services provide cloud costs savings in four different services: Multi-Cloud Economy Savings, Cloud Marketplace Savings, Cloud Marketing Savings, and Cloud Partner Program Checkup that will ensure full utilization of entire company cost savings and not just in one place.
Our experts having extensive experience with AWS, Azure, and GCP clouds and certified with cost management platforms. We ensure that platform will extend the existing vendor’s framework of Inform, Optimize and Operate to Grow and Expand, utilizing FinOps and RevOps as two teams that work to reduce cloud costs as you grow and expand business allowing companies to invest the savings into necessary business and technologies initiatives..
Visit Ventures is the company behind The “Visit Guide” & The Social Marketplace known as “The Visit App”. Visit Guide is a travel, media and entertainment web portal.
We publish stories written by locals that reveal the spirit of their cities, its attractions and its people. The Visit App is a travel media network and social marketplace, Where travelers can post their stories, experiences, find like-minded trippers and book tours directly from tour guides..
Beazy’s mission is to help creatives generate an extra income and access the things they need to do what they do best. Our peer to peer rental platform not only offers access to countless cameras, lenses, lights, drones and gimbals, but also to a slew of professional studios, beautifully-decorated apartments and other spaces.
Beazy isn’t simply a platform, it is primarily a community of engaged creatives who discover, grow and create together, with regular meetups, photowalks, workshops and talks ranging from 20 to 250 attendees being the main way that this community comes together. Beazy is people powered and offers creatives the best way to earn an extra income: sharing..
Bartme is a c2c Barter Platform. Our mission is to put barter back in our daily life to maximise lifespan of any book today and any product tomorrow.
We see a very strong tech-driven hype in 2nd hand (i.e. pre-owned) market.
However, there is immense untapped potential in traditional barter. We have examined prominent problems in barter concept and developed a unique, brand new mobile app to make barter a favorable option in 2nd hand trade.
Happy Barter, Bartme Team. .
DocEV is India’s first and the largest chain of EV service network. From basic service like EV charging to battery replacement, car wash to exhaustive detailing, denting and painting to wheel balancing, DocEV always got your back.
DocEV is moving towards make India EV ready by making EVs accessible to all using its unique leasing/renting of “EV services” with lifetime FREE maintenance.. .
Flight Club started when our co-founder Mathew bought an airplane. Like most pilots Mat wanted to fly as often as possible, so he looked to reduce his cost of ownership.
After posting an advertisement selling block time Mat received 70 responses in 48 hours. While working through the logistics of selling block time Mat quickly realized the current process was so inefficient.
He set up a google calendar, created excel sheets to track blocks, and monitored his account for incoming email transfers. Flight Club’s goal is to bring general aviation together, and to provide simple to use features that reduce the costs of flying, reduce maintenance expenses, and enable pilots to fly a diverse set of aircraft closer to home..
Variable Labs is building an entirely new financial system, one that prioritises its participants over rent-seeking intermediaries. The advent of blockchain technology and its rise in popularity over the past few years opened our eyes to possibilities that we could not have imagined before.
We realised there would be a disruption in trust, trust-lessness, and incentive-based economics which led us to question every industry that required said trust. And we came to a conclusion that almost any system requiring a middleman could be replaced.
Passionate about finance, we started to target and question every single function performed by financial entities and middlemen, from banking and insurance all the way to derivatives and securitisation. We realised each of these functions could be facilitated by code, via smart contracts.
We started architecting these alternatives and are steadfast building them as you read this. We realised that an industry that has not been revolutionised in centuries could finally be improved upon, if not replaced..
McPond is a peer-to-peer machine sharing marketplace where you can rent surplus capacity of your machines. McPond enables you to optimize the value of their machinery by renting it during their period of idleness.
This revolutionary concept brings great benefits to both parties. The lenders get more value out of their assets while those renting them get access to machinary without having to make investment in buying those costly machines.
For Factory Owners: By getting idle machinery involved in productive work, we allow companies to monetize those assets which were hitherto highly under-utilized or simply wasting away. We prevent your investments from turning unproductive or becoming redundant.
For Entrepreneurs There are various entrepreneurs who may struggle to get their business going due to lack of adequate financial resources to buy the costly machinery. These can now hire required machinery through us, as and when needed, and therefore get their operations going.
It’s highly economical and also highly convenient. For Machine Shops Machine shops also reap rich dividends through their association with us.
Those which are not able to handle big orders due to the absence of more machines can now hire them and take bigger orders than before. The gains would be there for all to see.
fresh connect – IoT solution for smart offices. Find and book workstations and meeting rooms with your smartphone.
Provide facility managers with data to understand and optimize space utilization. fresh connect helps cut office rental and operating costs by up to 50% and increase job satisfaction levels dramatically.
Along with benefits for employees, fresh connect is providing facility staff with the key information to manage the office and a toolkit to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the space. fresh connect is the first truly employee-centric UX for finding or booking workstations that understands the future of work which makes it the first platform to truly understand office utilization..
Cubby is an on – demand Bag & Luggage storage, in short a lifesaver ! We just made lugging history. Just drop off your stuff at any one of our locations.
Our vetted cubbers will babysit your bags. When ready, just grab and go.
Price starting $5.90 for a day. An additional day will be $3.90 for a day.
All Bags are Insured. We also provide tamper proof uniquely numbered bag seal.
All our cubbers are vetted and trained. Safety and Convenience are the 2 building principles..
HelpEachOther.Today is an online peer-to-peer resource sharing platform. It was launched in April 2020 as a response to the COVID-19 lockdown in India.
As India’s first resource sharing platform, HelpEachOther.Today has created a network where users can connect with others in their community and place requests for essential resources that they need. Users can also list items that they would like to share with their community.
HelpEachOther.Today is a free platform and aims to build a world of sharing. The platform hosts 564 users across six states in India, and two provinces in Canada..
ToffeeTribe has partnered with restaurants and cafes to provide affordable coworking spaces to freelancers, remote workers, digital nomads, small start-up teams, and soloprenuers. Our spaces offer perks like; unlimited coffee/tea, menu offers and discounts, high-speed wifi connections, quiet reserved seating, and cross-gig collaborations.
Find workspaces near you by checking out our website for listings, benefits, and locations available.. .
Power2impact is a new European Innovative Digital Out-of-Home (DooH) Advertising and Portable Batteries Sharing Operator in Smart Cities. We install our Powerbanks Rental Stations in local establishments such as local bars, restaurants, hotels, night clubs, at the biggest events and festivals.
Our mission is to help people stay charged and happy when they have a low battery issue by using our Application. Smartphone users can rent batteries, charge their smartphones on the go and return them at any location..
Teporto is enabling a new commute modality with its one-click smart platform for commute shuttle services that seamlessly adapts routes and schedules to commuters’ needs on a daily basis. Helping companies and cities attract and retain talented workforce by improving employee commutes.
Teporto’s technology transforms commute shuttles into smart shuttles. Closing a faster feedback loop, raising commuters satisfaction and ridership while still optimizing for affordability..
The potential of tokenization is awakening the global interest of asset holders whose liquid conversion process is complicated if the asset is not offered in its entirety, on the other hand the investment opportunities in quality global assets is only open to high profile economic investors leaving aside a large number of individual investors, to solve these two problems and allow the entry of liquidity is necessary a simple technological solution with rules of governance that allows an asset to be easier to sell and cheaper to buy. Vivot is a platform that allows developers to fragment an asset at a low cost, making it available in a global market to obtain immediate liquidity through the entry of investors who do not have a large capital.
The investor can make decisions about the properties using a voting system and updated information provided by ecosystem actors. Holders of tokenized assets can temporarily lease the property through Vivot, increasing the value of the token and the return it provides over time.
The established rules of governance allow the decentralization of the forms of investment to be lower cost, achieving that all the actors benefit equitably under meritocracy.. .
Hiring for short term jobs is time consuming and costly, no wonder why staffing agencies set their prices sky high. We use technology to save those cost and provide satisfied workers who wants to enjoy their freedom of choice.
Gigstar offers highly motivated and reliable workers for instant jobs in many industries efficiently saving time and money. Gigstar is made to be easy to join, easy to use with Payment systems and infrastructure – Profiles – Reviews – Transparent information – Better search and matching algorithm..
Localstoring.com is a private to private Marketplace for self-storage space and parking lots. Our listings are up to 80% cheaper than traditional offers.
In addition we offer seamless payments, an insurance policy and verified users.. .
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Sharecube is a peer to peer marketplace for individuals and businesses looking for inspiring short-term space rentals. We partner with space owners to help them realise the untapped potential of their underused spaces.
Our mission is to unlock undiscovered and underutilised spaces by promoting a philosophy of sharing our limited space resources. Whether seeking the perfect space for your latest creative project or the ideal location for that party you are planning, Sharecube connects you to previously inaccessible spaces whilst providing space owners the opportunity to monetise their space in its downtime..
AI-tech tailor-made clothing, at-place looks rental worldwide. Service allows to create own look by customizing and editing existing models in app, then connecting with tailors globally, providing all the fabrics and accessories to them.
At-place rental allows travellers to ease their suit-cases and locals to earn on their wearables.. .