Imagine a startup who has launched a product to the weirdest and most sophisticated sub-sector of internet business, the so-called sharing economy, and managed to make it a European success story within a year. Paris-based BlaBlaCar did exactly that, not only expanding to over 12 countries in just 12 months, but also educating the once-ignorant internet users about the merits of sharing economy. As Nicolas Brusson, the co-founder and COO of BlaBlaCar, explains during our video tour at the company offices, they are now heavily preparing to open up to new territories.
Meantime, this is the first of a series of visits to outstanding startup offices across Europe. Stay tuned for more.