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Zipcar reaches 5-year deal with San Diego
Car sharing through Zipcar and car2go, which previously reached an agreement with the city, has proven to be popular in downtown San Diego, and officials hope to expand it into other areas where low-income residents can take advantage of the program.
The Founder of Zipcar Retools in France
After stepping down as CEO of Zipcar in 2003, Chase became head of GoLoco, a site for arranging carpools. She also worked as a transportation consultant and served on a task force for the city of Boston.
GM Starts Maven Brand in Next Step to Counter Uber and Zipcar
General Motors Co. is taking another step in its push to become a big player in car- and ride-sharing services by introducing its Maven brand to compete with the likes of Zipcar Inc. The automaker will start a new service in Ann Arbor, Michigan ...
GM gears up to take on Uber, Zipcar  The Boston Globe
The Cambridge, Mass.-based company signed up more than 760,000 members since its founding in 2000 but struggled to post a consistent profit.
Steve Case Grosses $96 Million in Zipcar Sale to Avis  Bloomberg
Avis will buy Zipcar for $500 million  Boston Globe
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Startup CEO Loves Tech but Fears Millions Will Be Jobless
Zipcar co-founder wants “basic income” for all. Like many entrepreneurs shaking up the world of work, Zipcar co-founder and former CEO Robin Chase talks enthusiastically about the myriad virtues of the “collaborative economy.
Zipcar Shows Growth of Sharing Economy Today Means M&A Tomorrow
When Robin Chase co-founded car-sharing company Zipcar Inc. in 1999, she had no illusions about the endgame. “We always knew that we would eventually either have an IPO or get purchased,” Chase, who was chief executive officer until 2003, said by ...
Zipcar Founder: The Era Of Industrial Capitalism Is Over
Robin Chase, co-founder of ZipCar Inc, speaks at the United Nations COP21 climate summit, at Le Bourget, in Paris, France, on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015.
SF hit by Zipcar theft wave; 76 boosted before woman's arrest
San Francisco saw a recent epidemic of Zipcar thefts, with 76 of the short-term rental vehicles vanishing in a six-week span, authorities said.
Woman accused of stealing 76 Zipcars in six weeks in San Francisco
Woman arrested, accused of stealing Zipcars in San Francisco
Lessons from Zipcar: Simplify, organize, empower
There is one structure that underlies all these - excess capacity + a platform for participation + diverse peers - and it is fundamentally changing the way we work, build businesses and shape economies.
Why Avis Will Continue To Benefit From Zipcar
While such massive gains are unlikely to be replicated in the future, we think shareholders of Avis will still benefit from significant appreciation.
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