The peer-to-peer business transaction startup showcases its favorite sellers through virtual storefronts.
New service lets consumers see a project or product on a Web site and then find someone to make them a custom version of it.
A new nonprofit wants to promote and protect peer-to-peer services, but says it won't lobby the government.
How many times have you said to yourself: I would pay money for that. That's the idea behind Zaarly, a new errand-based tech startup. Through the Web site or mobile app, you list your request, name the price you're willing to pay, and wait to see who in your community can fulfill it. CNET's Kara Tsuboi put it to the test.
Peer-to-peer commerce play raises $14 million from Kleiner and adds Whitman to board.
New home services company lets you order repair people via an app and tracks their ETA to your house.
It's not a crowdsourced Kozmo. It is a credible challenger to eBay and Craigslist.
Offering convenient and cheaper ways to access tailored services like ordering a private car, renting out a vacation home, or running personal errands, the "concierge economy" rose to a new level in 2012.
The U.K.-based startup launches a mobile app after expanding to North American and gaining 1.5 million new members in the last month.
Joe Einhorn is trying to create a post-Amazon world in which social shopping rules and images replace keywords.