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MyRent: Own experiences instead of things

Published Mon, Aug 5, 2019 · 09:50 PM
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Singapore

IMAGINE being able to earn some cash on the side from that camera you have not used in months.

That is pretty much the whole concept for MyRent. It has been described as "Singapore's first peer-to-peer on-demand rental marketplace" and even likened to Carousell, though items are rented out instead of being sold off.

Ishwar Dhanuka, chief executive officer of MyRent and one of its three co-founders, described the inspiration for MyRent coming from a ski trip to Japan with his girlfriend.

The 28-year-old thought of filming the journey with a 360° camera but hesitated due to the sheer cost of it and the fact that he only needed it for a one-off event. Thus, renting it from someone who had one just lying around for a fee seemed a better optio…

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