Smiler comes up with a different kind of gig economy for event and venue photographers

Traditional venue photography providers like DEI Global, Magic Memories, Picsolve and Sharingbox are reliant on fixed equipment, permanent staffing costs and on-site printed products. So Amsterdam, Ne

This UK startup got $9M so you’ll pay it to shrink your household bills

The UK’s cost of living crisis has been making grim headlines for months — with no respite in sight. Just this week, newspapers reported that inflation had hit 5.5%, a 30-year high, furthe

AccorHotels acquires Onefinestay for $170 million

<a target="_blank" href="">AccorHotels</a> is acquiring <a target="_blank" href="">Onefinestay</a> for around $170 million (£117 million). T

Onefinestay, A High-End Airbnb Rival, Confirms $40M Raise From Intel Capital, Hyatt And More

As Airbnb closes in on a major round of financing that will reportedly value it at $24 billion, smaller startups riffing on the same model of renting out private homes are also heating up. Onefinest

OneFineStay Hits 1,000 Luxury Homes In London, LA Rumored To Be Next

If you wanted to describe OneFineStay in a lazy way you’d call it a sort of up-scale Airbnb which caters to the luxury traveller. However, it’s rapidly shaping up to be a very different ki

Onefinestay, The Airbnb For The 1%, Launches Neighborhood Guides For Everyone

Onefinestay has been in the business of helping visitors to London and New York City find posh accommodations in other people's homes while they're in town. One side benefit has been that those visito

U.K. Startup Onefinestay — Aka The ‘Posh Airbnb’ — Patents Keyless Entry System To Hasten The Demise Of Front Door Keys

U.K. startup onefinestay -- which has attracted backing to the tune of $15.9 million -- has patented a keyless entry system to make it easier for homeowners to manage comings and goings. It's clearly

There Are Now 1,000 Members Listing Their Homes Through ‘Unhotel’ Service Onefinestay

If you owned a swanky apartment or house, would you really want to rent it out to strangers? Well, startup <a target="_blank" href="">onefinestay</a> seems to have found an a

London’s Onefinestay Nabs Plum District VP Jackson Hull: File It Under ‘Silicon Valley Comes To London For The Realism’

London-based 'unhotel' startup, onefinestay, has bagged a West Coast exec as its CTO, convincing him and his family to relocate all the way from the Valley to rainy old London. Jackson Hull, the CTO i

Onefinestay raises $3.7m in Series A led by Index Ventures

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Onefinestay launches as an 'unhotel', lets travelers stay in other people's homes

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