Bidding on parking spaces
I'm not sure how much money you can make as how much parking is usually left over on a meter but apparently people don't care and they'll bid as high as $20 to get a spot since parking is so hard to find (this would work in the Grove). What you do is alert someone that you are leaving a space and if they want the space, they should get there fast and be prepared to pay up.
It is being seen as being the middle man to illegal transactions since the middle guy does not actually own the parking.
MonkeyParking CEO Paolo Dobrowolny says that the app is just providing information.
Next up is AirBnb, the home away from home rental company. I have used AirBnb more than once. Love it. But many cities are trying to crack down on this.
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