MonkeyParking

  • JerkTech Startups Shut Down Or Pivot. Good Riddance.

    JerkTech Startups Shut Down Or Pivot. Good Riddance.

    ReservationHop and MonkeyParking, the two startups last week called emblems of exploitative #JerkTech, have both changed their ways. ReservationHop announced Tuesday a “soft pivot” away from its site that stole and resold dinner reservations without compensating restaurant owners. Meanwhile, MonkeyParking has complied with its cease-and-desist order from San Francisco by… Read More

  • MonkeyParking Shuts Down In San Francisco For Now

    MonkeyParking Shuts Down In San Francisco For Now

    MonkeyParking, one of two apps that made the Internet get all shouty last week, is “temporarily disabled” in San Francisco following a cease and desist letter from the city. In case you missed all the hubbub, MonkeyParking allowed drivers to make money when leaving a parking spot by selling the spot to another driver. Turns out the City of San Francisco, with its already… Read More