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Summer Getaways Around Chicago: Head North to Wisconsin

August 17th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Chicago is an amazing city, but sometimes you just want to get away for a while. Within a few hours, you can drive to two fantastic cities: Madison and Milwaukee. It’s about a two and a half hour drive to Madison, and Milwaukee is an hour closer. Whether you decide to take a day trip, or stay for the weekend, both cities offer fun activities, cultural opportunities, delicious dining, and unique shopping.

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ParqEx - The Changing Dynamic of Parking

The Changing Dynamic of Parking

August 8th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Feature, Garage, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

Parking spaces have long been lauded as a critical part of residential buildings. People who live in apartments, condos, and other buildings need a place to park their cars when they come home each night. Over the last few years, however, there’s been a significant shift in the way people view both driving and parking–and it’s changing the way transportation needs are being handled.

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ParqEx - The Future of Parking is All About You

The Future of Parking is All About You

August 3rd, 2017 Posted by Car, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Innovative auto companies are manufacturing cars that park themselves, but what about cars that find their own spots? Wouldn’t that be an innovative way to solve street parking frustrations? Currently apps alert drivers to available spots but if engineers, urban architects and developers get their way those apps will only be part of an entirely automated parking ecosystem. Here are a few ways urban centers of the future will make the most out of available parking space so that you don’t have to circle the block.

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Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

The Warm Weather Perks of ParqEx

July 27th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Chicago Travel Tips, Cubs, Cubs parking, mobile app, Parking, Parking Apps, parking spots, ParqEx No Comment yet

During the winter, you know exactly how beneficial ParqEx can be. After all, it’s the best way to find a parking space close to your location so that you don’t find yourself freezing before you walk to your destination! During the summer, in the warm weather, however, ParqEx has a number of other benefits that you shouldn’t ignore.

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ParqEx Go Pro Hero Giveaway

Top 10 Best Things To Do With a GoPro

June 28th, 2017 Posted by giveaway, Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

There are tons of fun things to do with a GoPro, but where do you begin? From getting the perfect angle for a sunrise to taking your GoPro deep underwater in the Ocean, there is no end to the ideas that you can come up with using your GoPro. Not to mention that our owners and renters love using the GoPro! Take a picture of your parking space now and list it on our platform to earn additional money each month! Here are the Top 10 Things to do With a GoPro.

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ParqEx: Make Money This 4th of July

Make Money This 4th of July

June 22nd, 2017 Posted by mobile app, Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

Whether you are a college student looking for extra food money or a parent hoping to make some “fun” money on the side, the sharing economy can help you bring in a bit of extra cash without much effort. This becomes especially true during holidays and other special times of the year when people are looking to do out-of-the-ordinary things and are willing to pay money to do so.

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Chicago tech neighborhood guide: Fulton Market challenges River North’s startup supremacy

May 12th, 2017 Posted by Parking, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Photo: Fulton Market at night. Click this link to read this Built in Chicago article about Chicago’s startup supremacy.

There is never a dull moment in the world of technology as emerging companies continue to offer new products left and right.

From Uber, to Airbnb, to Tesla, new innovations are created each and every day, all across the United States.

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New feature release on the ParqEx app

New feature release on the ParqEx app – DASHBOARD!

May 4th, 2017 Posted by Feature, mobile app, Parking Apps, ParqEx No Comment yet

Now you have everything you need, all in one place!

 

We are thrilled to announce the release of the New feature release on the ParqEx app – DASHBOARD. Those of you that use the web app have already seen this huge improvement launched just a few weeks ago. It will roll out for the mobile app next and we know it’s going to make your life even easier! (more…)

College Recruiter Feature: Account Executive Mac Anderson

April 26th, 2017 Posted by Parking, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Read this collegerecruiter article which mentions ParqEx’s own Mac Anderson and considers the importance of an entry-level sales job in the 2017 job market.

Entry-level sales jobs present a great opportunity for recent college grads to learn professional skills that last a lifetime. And below, a variety of entry-level sales professionals, as well as business owners and sales executives with experience at companies like Google, IBM, AOL, and Dell Computers, talk about the unique and life-long skills developed through an entry-level sales job. Here is what every recent college grad needs to know to succeed in a career in sales:

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There’s no scarcity of parking spaces – what’s lacking is sharing

April 1st, 2017 Posted by Airbnb of Parking, Parking Apps, ParqEx, startup, Technology No Comment yet

Apps including ParqEx show that there’s revenue in renting out private parking spaces—and urban planners like it

Take a look at this MarketWatch article discussing the future of the sharing economy while at the considering solutions to current problems.

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ParqEx: How to Enjoy the Holidays in Chicago with the Sharing Economy

Using the Sharing Economy to Enjoy the Holidays in Chicago

December 8th, 2016 Posted by AirBnB, Holidays, mobile app, Parking, ParqEx, sharing economy No Comment yet

The holiday season is here, and while the bitter cold winters in Chicago may not be everyone’s thing, nobody can resist an amazing Chicago-style holiday season. After all, the holidays in Chicago mean elaborate decorations, frazzled-but-jovial holiday shoppers, and that warm fuzzy feeling everyone loves. Who can resist all of that?

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4 Peer-to-Peer Companies to Use on Your Next Vacation

December 1st, 2016 Posted by AirBnB, Chicago Travel Tips, Holidays, mobile app, Parking, ParqEx, startup, Uber No Comment yet

The sharing economy has become a huge deal, and it is still growing. From lodging to car rentals, there is a peer-to-peer sharing platform for it all.

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Evanston

Top 5 Things To Do In Evanston

November 29th, 2016 Posted by Community, mobile app, Parking, ParqEx, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

1.) Eat at Buffalo Joe’s


If you like buffalo wings, you’re going to LOVE Buffalo Joe’s. I’ve been going to Buffalo Joe’s ever since I was a little kid (I’m 23 now) and my mouth still waters just thinking about the savory, buttery goodness of the famous Buffalo Joe’s wing sauce. Oh, and let’s not forget that the quality of the chicken wings is good, too. Really good. One bite and you’re hooked; trust me. This Evanston staple is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

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ParqEx: Understanding the Sharing Economy

Understanding The Sharing Economy

November 17th, 2016 Posted by Parking, ParqEx, sharing economy, startup, Uber No Comment yet

We’ve been told ever since we were little that we need to share with other people. Whether it’s our toys, our feelings, or our space, we were told that we get more out of sharing than we give up. Thanks to technology, though, we’ve taken those ideas of sharing, and expanded them. We now have a sharing economy, and it has completely revolutionized the way we do things.

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ParqEx: Who Wants the Sharing Economy?

Who Wants A Sharing Economy?

November 10th, 2016 Posted by Parking, ParqEx, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

Is the concept of a sharing economy a solution to traffic congestion and downtown parking shortages in metropolitan areas? If automobiles and transportation become part of a shared economy model, will this also reduce less demand for parking lots and parking spaces? Will cities like Chicago and Los Angeles become easier to navigate and air quality improve? What is the likelihood for a sharing economy to become a reality in the future and transform how we drive and park?

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