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    Splend providing a solution to the WA unemployment crisis

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    Splend is an Australian company that is providing the increasing number of unemployed Perth residents the opportunity to earn an income driving with Uber. As it currently stands, the 6.5% unemployment rate in Western Australia is the highest in the nation with upwards of 91,000 people looking for work. Recently,…

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    Splend helping older Australians save for retirement

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    The following excerpt appeared in The Guardian, written by Fiona Smith. You can read the full article by following this link. Dave Ogilvy is, as he says, not your average 63-year-old. The UberX driver works up to 80 hours per week and has just about finished saving for his retirement,…

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    Evolution of the taxi driver – Innovative vehicle provider shakes up ride share launching Rent-to-Own

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    Australia’s consumer transport market is experiencing significant transitions as a power shift from the taxi plate owners, formerly holding the monopoly, to the driver regaining power by becoming their own boss. Recognising this transition phase, innovative on-demand vehicle-subscription provider, Splend, continues to disrupt who is in the drivers seat, launching…

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    Rideshare innovator welcomes overdue QLD regulation

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    App-based ride-sharing companies now have the green light to operate in Queensland as part of sweeping reforms to the State’s taxi and hire car industry, with vehicle-subscription innovator Splend ready to supply compliant vehicles to aspiring and established Uber drivers. The Queensland State Government announced ridesharing services will be legal…

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    QLD’s Grandma Uber expands her Grandma fleet with Splend

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    Grandma Uber, a.k.a Kathy Raydings from Brisbane celebrates QLD’s rideshare regulation by being pimped out with brand new wheels thanks to vehicle-subscription-service Splend. 57-year-old Kathy Raydings left her previous job due to an injury and has been driving on the Uber platform for the past eight months. Her passion to…

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    Splend invest $60M worth of Vehicles as car ownership shifts

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    On-demand transport is fast growing and successfully breaking down the traditional owner-driver model. It is replacing the need to buy a car – an expensive resource that provides little return on investment. In response to this, start-up Splend has developed a new business model comparable to other disruptive subscription models…

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    Splend extend ridesharing opportunities to hundreds of Aussies

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    With 10-15% of uberX applicants not owning a car or having a vehicle older than nine years, Splend is helping remove one of the barriers to entry for prospective ridesharing applicants. Splend, an Australian start-up founded by entrepreneur Chris King, is helping open up economic opportunities for hundreds of Australians…

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    Splend welcomes NSW Uber regulation

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    Today Mike Baird’s Cabinet passed legislation to allow ride share services, like Uber, to operate legally, as the second state to pass regulation in Australia following the ACT. Barriers to legally operate will now been addressed with tighter regulation for background checks, security and insurance issues. Despite the Australian Taxi Industry opposing…

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