• Rentoid Wants To Be The Place For Renting Anything

    Rentoid offers an eBay style variety of items, but with one distinct difference: the items are only available for rent. The Melbourne, Australia based startup launched in beta last year and has slowly been growing its user base as it adds features and signs distribution agreements. Items for rent can be searched by type of item and location, and social tagging by members in… Read More

  • Europe Is Searching For Its Silicon Valley

    Over the past few days at the Next Web conference in Amsterdam, I had the opportunity to hang out with about 700 Internet entrepreneurs from all over Europe. The startup scene in Europe reminds me of Silicon Valley four or five years ago—hungry startups building Web companies on the cheap and products that scratch a personal itch. Swedish startup Twingly, for instance, wants to come up… Read More

  • Don't feel like buying a MBA then rent one instead

    I promise this is the last MBA post for today. We’ve gone back and forth here at CG about whether or not the latest Apple notebook is worth all the hype and I think the camp is divided down the middle. Sure, we can all go down to our local Apple stores and give them a whirl, but we won’t get that much time with them, so what are we to do? Zilok, a company who lets you rent out… Read More

  • Zilok Allows You To Rent Anything from Anyone

    The idea is not brand new, and the name sounds like a french guy learning how to say something in English, but the execution is good enough to catch the attention and maybe even take some bet on the future of this french startup called Zilok. They basically offer a service where anyone can rent anything he/she owns to anyone. The service was launched in France a few weeks ago and opens tomorrow… Read More