Entrepreneurs And Economics

In our Entrepreneurs and Economics category we explore the innovations that drive our cities and industries. From driving for a ride sharing service to understanding the economic benefits of legalizing marijuana, we are here to go deep with you and explore and evolve your entrepreneurial aspirations.

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Did Legalizing Marijuana Help Colorado’s Economy?

Not only would legalizing marijuana benefit the United States economically, it would also regulate the substance and ensure that it is safe for individuals to consume. States like Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Alaska have recently started allowing the recreational use of marijuana. Colorado was the first of these states to allow it. How has it affected the state’s economy since the legalization…

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How Much Do Lyft Drivers Make?

Are you looking for a job change and considering driving for Lyft? We can tell you all about what it’s like driving for Lyft. Is Lyft a good way to make money? We’ll cover that too and help you determine if Lyft can help provide income for your household…

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Tips for Starting an Airbnb Business

It’s no surprise, we’re big fans of travel and exploring the world. With the rise in popularity of vacation rentals, we wanted to share some insights into renting out your home to make some cash. So when we met Sarah Rylee, who manages two Airbnb properties in New York City, we were intrigued to learn more about what it’s like to be on the other side. Read our interview with Sarah where we learned firsthand what you will need to know when starting an Airbnb business and tips to be successful…

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Lyft Reviews: Everything New Drivers Need to Know

According to our sources, Lyft drivers can make an average of $17/hour or $33,669 annually. That’s a pretty decent wage, especially if it’s a side gig or second job for you. This working for Lyft reviews is an excellent place to start learning. We’ll discuss some pros and cons drivers have mentioned as well as point you in the direction where you can learn more about driver requirements…

Highway at night: Driving for Lyft vs Uber

Driving With Lyft vs Uber: Which Lane Should You Drive In?

Looking to make some extra cash in your free time? Many people are becoming Lyft and Uber drivers to make ends meet or if they just want to have some extra spending cash. Either way, these ride-sharing services offer wages that can put some money in your pocket. And the best part is you can make a dime on your own time and be your own boss. But with so many ride-sharing programs, which lane should you drive in? Uber and Lyft are the two most popular services, so we’ll compare them against one other including Lyft vs Uber driver’s pay, payouts and more. Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and read on, so you can decide which is a better fit…

Man driving: Uber Driver Requirements

Uber Driver-Partner Requirements: Is It Uber Cool To Drive With Uber?

Uber is taking the world by storm. Instead of hailing a taxi in the pouring rain, you’re able to sit inside and request a ride using an app on your smartphone. Consumers love this and drivers make bank off of it. Riders aren’t using taxis as often because Uber is less expensive in many cases. With more people using Uber, there is an increase in the demand for Uber drivers. Maybe Uber could help you make a few bucks? Learn more about Uber driver requirements below…

People riding in Lyft: Lyft Driver Requirements

What are Lyft Driver Requirements?

Looking for extra income? Wondering how to become a driver for Lyft, the fast-growing company that’s giving ride-sharing giant, Uber, a run for its money? Driving strangers around town in your own car may seem a risky venture, but Lyft covers its bases for both drivers and riders. The company has stringent rules to ensure the safety and security for all involved. What does it take to become a Lyft driver? Read on to learn the current Lyft driver requirements…

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How Are Uber Driver-Partners Rated?

Uber is a great platform for both drivers (partners) and passengers when it comes to safe and reliable ridesharing. If you are planning to be one of the happy Uber partners or drivers in your city, you need to know how to maintain a spotless Uber driver rating. This is often times the difference between a mediocre shift and a cash-stacking ridesharing adventure…

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Becoming a Lyft or Uber Driver in Boston

Many Bostonites opt to take public transit over driving themselves because Boston drivers are known for being aggressive. This can add to a person’s travel time, which means people may be showing up late to places or wasting their time commuting. This means the demand for Uber and Lyft drivers is high. Keep reading to find out how you can become a Lyft or Uber driver in Boston…

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How to Become a Lyft or Uber Driver-Partner in Atlanta

Atlanta can be confusing to navigate if you’re not a local. The city isn’t laid out in the traditional grid-like pattern, and there are few rectangular blocks or square intersections. This means people visiting Atlanta are using ride-sharing more often than renting a car themselves. If you are familiar with Atlanta’s roads or are willing to learn more about them, this may be the job for you. There is a high demand for Uber and Lyft drivers in Atlanta and you can find out how to become a driver below…

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