collaborative consumption

If you Google the terms "Uber for X" or "Airbnb for X," you'll come up with thousands of entries referring to companies trying
Now we break into cross-functional teams, many of the members having never worked with each other before. We identify one
Whether it's even part of the sharing economy (barely), Airbnb dominates many of the discussions surrounding how the sharing economy is impacting our travel and our very way of life.
Who’s responsible for safety in the "sharing economy"?
In my ongoing studies of tracking market funding of this market, the transportation sector has received the most funding, over $14B, out-funding all other industries. The lion's share going to ride-sharing apps like China's Didi, India's Ola, and America's Uber.
I arrived to Boyoon's modern but homey apartment located in a high rise in the upscale Jamsil district. I couldn't help but
The world of work as it exists demands flexibility from a real estate industry built around rigidity. Hence the rise and expansion of third place workspaces in various sizes, permutations, and aesthetics.
Does every family on the block need their very own snow blower? Surely your babysitter could watch someone else's child at the same time. And do you really need to own a power drill or just use one every so often?
I've just returned from an eye-opening, mind-expanding week in Leipzig at the 4th Annual global Degrowth congress. This vibrant gathering brought together over 3,000, mostly young, 'prosumer' activists and practitioners from a variety of new economy movements.
The Internet has made old-fashioned things possible on a global scale while making the world feel sort of cozy and nice. Which means the digital world just brought back kindness. And that's a very good thing.
Don't let its friendly moniker fool you: the sharing economy is serious business.
We recently embarked on a project to elevate the awareness of the sharing economy and are proud to share a look into a Day in the Life of the Sharing Economy. This movement is not just a trend, it's a way of life.
Big brands need to gear up for the collaborative economy before it passes them by, and pay attention to four key shifts that will help them stay in touch.
What is really at the heart of a shared economy? I find myself reflecting on this quite a bit after my friend, an advocate of the shared economy movement stayed with me for four days.
I don't believe in fashion mistakes. I've always believed true style requires experimentation and a leap of faith. As a result
The Collaborative Consumption panel at the Wharton Social Impact Conference showcased three innovative companies reinventing the business models for consumer product and service delivery.
Startups from the Collaborative Economy movement start to enable people to get shared and instant transportation from each other, and even shared places to work using social networking and mobile technologies.
Our economy is going through a structural change and the job market will never be the same. The most valuable skills of the future will be those that can't be outsourced automated. Everyone should view themselves as entrepreneurs.
You didn't think brands were going to ignore a potential $110 billion marketplace, did you? The successful brand of the future