Today's edition of the Chicago Sun-Times features a great story about Zilok. From the origin of Zilok to the story of our user Antoine in Chicago, the case is made for peer-to-peer renting as a useful resource for a more sustainable way of consuming.
Welcome to all Chicagoans who are joining us after reading the story! And a big thanks to our user Antoine for playing the interview game. If you would like to be interviewed sometime about your experience using Zilok, please let us know as we often have requests from print, web and TV media.
If you are curious about the origin of Zilok, the article tells the story:
The company was founded in Paris in 2007 after a couple of friends bought an expensive drill to hang a mirror and, looking up and down the street, mused that dozens of drills probably were resting quietly in nearby closets and garages. A bit of research turned up the fact that the average drill's total working life is 12 minutes long. Zut alors! A new business for the 21st century was born.