The sharing economy in the Bay

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Would you hop into a stranger’s car? Live in a stranger’s spare bedroom? Dine in a stranger’s house? Ask anyone 10 years ago, and they would have stared at you incredulously. Today, however, we are taking Lyft rides to Oakland, staying in Airbnb while in Lake Tahoe with our campus clubs and
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Michael Koh and Samir Makhani, co-founders of tutoring service uGuru

uGuru: re-envisioning tutoring at UC Berkeley

What do beer, Asian-fusion hot dogs and a lack of going to lectures have in common? They all contributed to Michael Koh’s latest enterprise, a website called uGuru. uGuru is a site that provides tutoring services to students at UC Berkeley by pairing registered tutors in specific subjects with students
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