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pick up an $8 pizza didn't make much sense," so they wound up ordering from Domino's again. But upon going outside to meet the delivery person, they noticed a parking lot brimming with idle cars and wondered if there might be a way to let students rent such vehicles for short periods of time, like to make a Papa John's run. The Miami-born twins have now raised funding, partnered with an insur- ance company and are developing an application to enable their service. Matthew says that participating in the sharing economy is just a way of life for the college crowd. He uses Venmo to split pizza tabs with his friends and he relies on Airbnb for accommodations whenever he travels — with the exception of when he goes places with his parents artificial intelligence to bring together unpaid caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's disease, and yet another aimed to unite strangers over meals to discuss topics of mutual interest. Babson College students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz have started a business called Lula, described in the Rocket Pitch booklet as "Airbnb for cars." Matthew explained: "A couple of months ago my brother and I were starving, it was late Friday night, and we had just had Domino's for the last three weekends in a row. We wanted something different so we decided to order from our all-time favorite pizza chain, Papa John's." Unfortunately, there wasn't a local franchise that would deliver to the car-less brothers in Wellesley, and "taking a $30 Uber to "PARTICIPATING IN THE SHARING ECONOMY IS JUST A WAY OF LIFE FOR THE COLLEGE CROWD." – M a t t h e w Ve g a - S a n z Twin brothers and Babson College students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz are developing an application to enable their car sharing service s s 116 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s u m m e r 2 0 1 7 Getting Their Fair Share

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