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Kippsy.com, Sharing Accommodation Site, Partners with P2P Companies to Form New Collaborative Network

LONDON, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Kippsy.com a collaborative accommodation site, is embracing the sharing economy by partnering with technology based peer-to-peer companies to build a unique network called Kippsy Friends.  The collaborative network has brought together services for both Kippsy landlords and property owners, who are rapidly becoming a new breed of entrepreneurs.

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Phil Cooper, founder and CEO of Kippsy.com says, "Since we launched six months ago, we have already launched a comprehensive loyalty scheme, and now we are truly building our collaborative network with complementary entrepreneurial businesses for our entrepreneurial landlords.  We aim to add more brands and services that operate collaboratively and which benefit of our network of landlords and visitors to London."

One of Kippsy landlords, Shankxz, who has recently given up his job to run his short-let business full-time says, "I didn't see myself as an entrepreneur, but this suits me.  I really enjoy meeting people, and I've had a lot of business people and CEOs book my property.  Because Kippsy has a niche offering: with high-quality properties in central London, I think this is a great selling point, for people who expect that level of service.  Kippsy delivers, and is supportive of landlords and guests."

Kippsy Friends Network:

Sooqini        - a collaborate eConcierge service - from hiring virtual PA to booking hard to get into

restaurants, theatre tickets and handling one-off tasks. http://www.sooqini.com

ZipCar.co.uk    - car sharing.  http://www.zipcar.com

Hirespace.com    - affordable meeting rooms to unique venues in London http://www.hirespace.com

Nest        - the learning thermostat that shares http://www.nest.com

FarmDrop    - the fresh food shopping, supporting local food producers  http://www.farmdrop.co.uk

Stampsy       - sharing platform for creative and compelling digital content http://www.stampsy.com

PeoplePerHour      - buy service, freelancers, commissions http://www.peopleperhour.com

Warp-it       - distributes reused and recycled surplus resources like furniture http://www.warp-it.co.uk

ShareMyStorage      - access to garages, basements, lofts - short-term, spare storage space http://www.sharemystorage.com

About Kippsy.com http://www.kippsy.com

Kippsy.com is a new online accommodation platform which offers visitors to London and business executives an economic alternative to hotels.  The company completed an early stage round of funding in 2013 Q4. Phil Cooper, founder and managing director of Kippsy, is an internet entrepreneur, having built and sold two digital businesses, the last to Fox/Newscorp.  He also spent eight years investing in the London Property market.

In January 2014, the company announced the launch of Kippsy Points[TM] the first comprehensive, tiered-points programme for an accommodation site.  


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