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Springwise Updates — June 2012

Updates

Innovations and updates from businesses previously featured on Springwise.

The new businesses we feature on Springwise are constantly growing and developing new products and services, and we thought it time to share some of their news with you again. The businesses below have all kept us up to date with their recent progress:
Tube Refund
Launched in 2010, Tube Refund now caters for DLR and Overground journeys– on top of its existing support for the London Underground system – making it easier for Transport for London customers experiencing delays to get back the full cost of their trip. The app has also been made available on Blackberry and Android devices, as well as the iPhone, and users can now track their claims. Read our article on Tube Refund >>


Panty by Post
Offering panties to women as a monthly subscription, Panty by Post has added a bridal line to its product range. As well as increasing its stock, customers can now easily renew their subscription and recommend the site to friends, for which they will be rewarded in free panties. To cope with this growth, the startup has opened offices in Moscow and will launching a base in Paris this summer. Read our article on Panty by Post >>
Tube Refund
Launched in 2010, Tube Refund now caters for DLR and Overground journeys– on top of its existing support for the London Underground system – making it easier for Transport for London customers experiencing delays to get back the full cost of their trip. The app has also been made available on Blackberry and Android devices, as well as the iPhone, and users can now track their claims. Read our article on Tube Refund >>


Jointli
Known as diyFractional when we wrote our article back in May 2011, the startup which enabled owners of rarely-used items to share them with others has now rebranded as Jointli. Along with the change of name, the site now has increased measures to ensure trust between sharers thanks to partnerships with TrustCloud and Intelius. Templates for more formal agreements have also been added, offering extra security into the process. Read our article on Jointli >>
Panty by Post
Offering panties to women as a monthly subscription, Panty by Post has added a bridal line to its product range. As well as increasing its stock, customers can now easily renew their subscription and recommend the site to friends, for which they will be rewarded in free panties. To cope with this growth, the startup has opened offices in Moscow and will launching a base in Paris this summer. Read our article on Panty by Post >>
Tube Refund
Launched in 2010, Tube Refund now caters for DLR and Overground journeys– on top of its existing support for the London Underground system – making it easier for Transport for London customers experiencing delays to get back the full cost of their trip. The app has also been made available on Blackberry and Android devices, as well as the iPhone, and users can now track their claims. Read our article on Tube Refund >>


CurrencyFair
Peer-to-peer foreign money exchange service CurrencyFair, which enables users to barter for better exchange rates with ordinary people around the world, has now helped over EUR 100 million swap hands and saved customers EUR 3 million in bank charges. Having launched a new site in January, the exchange process has now also been made easier. Read our article on CurrencyFair >>
Jointli
Known as diyFractional when we wrote our article back in May 2011, the startup which enabled owners of rarely-used items to share them with others has now rebranded as Jointli. Along with the change of name, the site now has increased measures to ensure trust between sharers thanks to partnerships with TrustCloud and Intelius. Templates for more formal agreements have also been added, offering extra security into the process. Read our article on Jointli >>
Panty by Post
Offering panties to women as a monthly subscription, Panty by Post has added a bridal line to its product range. As well as increasing its stock, customers can now easily renew their subscription and recommend the site to friends, for which they will be rewarded in free panties. To cope with this growth, the startup has opened offices in Moscow and will launching a base in Paris this summer. Read our article on Panty by Post >>
Tube Refund
Launched in 2010, Tube Refund now caters for DLR and Overground journeys– on top of its existing support for the London Underground system – making it easier for Transport for London customers experiencing delays to get back the full cost of their trip. The app has also been made available on Blackberry and Android devices, as well as the iPhone, and users can now track their claims. Read our article on Tube Refund >>


Return to Glory
The platform for connecting Londoners with local beauty experts for home pampering or corporate events has now secured partnership with Neal’s Yard Remedies, famous for its organic range of beauty products. Return to Glory is now benefitting 6,000 customers across the capital. Read our article on Return to Glory >>
CurrencyFair
Peer-to-peer foreign money exchange service CurrencyFair, which enables users to barter for better exchange rates with ordinary people around the world, has now helped over EUR 100 million swap hands and saved customers EUR 3 million in bank charges. Having launched a new site in January, the exchange process has now also been made easier. Read our article on CurrencyFair >>
Jointli
Known as diyFractional when we wrote our article back in May 2011, the startup which enabled owners of rarely-used items to share them with others has now rebranded as Jointli. Along with the change of name, the site now has increased measures to ensure trust between sharers thanks to partnerships with TrustCloud and Intelius. Templates for more formal agreements have also been added, offering extra security into the process. Read our article on Jointli >>
Panty by Post
Offering panties to women as a monthly subscription, Panty by Post has added a bridal line to its product range. As well as increasing its stock, customers can now easily renew their subscription and recommend the site to friends, for which they will be rewarded in free panties. To cope with this growth, the startup has opened offices in Moscow and will launching a base in Paris this summer. Read our article on Panty by Post >>
Tube Refund
Launched in 2010, Tube Refund now caters for DLR and Overground journeys– on top of its existing support for the London Underground system – making it easier for Transport for London customers experiencing delays to get back the full cost of their trip. The app has also been made available on Blackberry and Android devices, as well as the iPhone, and users can now track their claims. Read our article on Tube Refund >>