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ParqEx - The IoT Tech Suite every airbnb host should consider

The IoT Tech Suite Every AirBnb Host Should Consider

August 10th, 2017 Posted by AirBnB, Airbnb of Parking, Parking, sharing economy, Smart Parking, startup, Technology No Comment yet

The sharing economy is an fantastic trend that allows normal people to make money by helping each other. With opportunities ranging from peer-to-peer parking to whole-house rentals, everyone is pitching in with ways to pool resources and make the most of our increasingly crowded environments.

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ParqEx - Fund Your Summer Vacation with the Sharing Economy

Fund Your Summer Vacation with the Sharing Economy

July 20th, 2017 Posted by Chicago, Parking, Parking Apps, sharing economy, startup No Comment yet

If money woes kept you from planning a summer vacation this year, you may be feeling a bit blue right about now. After all, a good many people are off having amazing adventures this summer season and you are stuck at home with nothing exciting to do. Worse than that, money is the only thing keeping you away. Why must a lack of money be such an issue?

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ParqEx: ParqEx: 3 New "Internet of Things" Technologies in Chicago

3 New “Internet of Things” Technologies in Chicago

July 6th, 2017 Posted by mobile app, Parking, sharing economy, Technology No Comment yet

In recent years, Chicago has begun making a name for itself as a hub for new “internet of things” (IoT) technologies. One after another, new IoT technologies continue to emerge from the Windy City, and because of this, we can honestly say that this is an exciting time to be alive.

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ParqEx: Eat Well with the Sharing Economy

Eat Well with the Sharing Economy

June 29th, 2017 Posted by Food, Parking, restaurants, sharing economy, startup, Uber No Comment yet

Nearly every person on the planet enjoys eating. Even those who don’t enjoy it, still have to consume something in order to stay alive. Therefore, it only stands to reason that food would eventually make its way into the sharing economy. After all, entrepreneurs would have to be crazy to leave the business opportunities presented by food on the table.

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ParqEx: 3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Improve the Lives of Seniors

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Improve the Lives of Seniors

June 15th, 2017 Posted by Heartwarming, Parking, Parking Apps, sharing economy No Comment yet

The sharing economy is booming and young people are loving it. Whether they are enjoying a cozy rental home in place of a hotel room or saving money by purchasing pre-loved clothing, the millennial generation has taken full advantage of the amazing benefits the sharing economy has to offer. After all, in this day and age, when communication is so quick and easy thanks to electronic devices, it’s hard to see a reason not to hop on board the peer-to-peer train.

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4 Ways the Sharing Economy Helps the Environment

June 8th, 2017 Posted by environment, sharing economy No Comment yet

By now, we’ve all heard just how terrible our lifestyles are for the earth. Resources are being used at an alarming rate, and the emissions we put into the air through the use of vehicles and factories are downright deadly. 

One way you can help create a greener planet and a brighter future for all is to turn to the sharing economy. The sharing economy offers a number of environmental benefits, making the peer-to-peer marketplace the ideal place to shop and sell.

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Peer-to-Peer Services Can Reach $335 Billion

May 25th, 2017 Posted by Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

Sharing is not a new concept. The idea of individuals sharing with one another in order to ensure everyone has enough has been around for centuries. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, people became so wrapped up in corporations, big business, and making money that they all but forgot the once-prevalent act of sharing with neighbors, community members, friends – and quite frankly, anyone who needs something that you can provide. Well, we have started sharing again – and we’re doing so through technology and the sharing economy.

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Have a Sporting Good Time with the Sharing Economy

May 12th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

Whether you are right in the middle of the action or watching from the sidelines, it is hard to deny the fact that the sharing economy is improving the lives of a great number of people in this world. Fortunately, sports fans are no exception to this phenomenon. From baseball players to rock-climbing enthusiasts, there is something the sharing economy and peer-to-peer lending can do for every lover of sports. 

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How Parents Can Save Time, Energy and Money using the Sharing Economy

April 17th, 2017 Posted by Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

If you’re a parent, you know just how much work goes into raising a little one. From diapers and bottles to ballet class and sports practice, there is a lot of stress involved in the process. Fortunately, all of the work is well worth the multitude of snuggles and kisses a parent receives in return.

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Tech In Motion: Smart City IoT

January 20th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet
Ever heard of a smart home? How about a smart city?

On Wednesday, January 25th, Tech in Motion , in conjunction with National Association of Realtors, hosted a panel event: Smart City – IoT in Chicago. (more…)

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Five Free February Events in Chicago

January 19th, 2017 Posted by Chicago Events, Parking, sharing economy No Comment yet

February is nearly here, and with it comes a wide variety of fun Chicago events. Whether you are looking for a fun date idea or an activity for the whole family, you are sure to find something to suit your needs in the busy Windy City. Best of all, many of these upcoming events are absolutely free, making them accessible to all, no matter what your budget may be. (more…)

Sharing Some of Chicago’s Best Winter Events

December 22nd, 2016 Posted by Car, Chicago Events, Holidays, mobile app, Parking, parking spots, restaurants, sharing economy, West Loop No Comment yet

Chicago, the city of the big shoulders. There’s always plenty to see and do in Chicago. Let us share some information with you on winter events in the Windy City.

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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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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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