Tag: sharing economy

The Servitude Bubble – some good comments on the ‘sharing economy’ (Umair Haque)

 Read Umair’s piece here – some pretty hard-hitting observations here!  A chat app bought for one fifth of the US educational budget. An Uber for dog-walkers. An app to have your trash taken out for you. On-demand butlers. On-demand massages. On-demand pedicures. On-demand private jets. On demand gardeners, plumbers, and private chefs. A ...

Good talk by Jeremiah Owyang (LeWeb London 2013) on the sharing economy

Jeremiah Owyang – Altimeter Group – LeWeb London 2013 – YouTube. http://youtu.be/kyqHifl194k&w=635

The rise of the sharing economy (via The Economist)

Indeed a key trend. Be sure to read Rachel Botsman’s book on Collaborative Consumption. Peer-to-peer rental: The rise of the sharing economy | The Economist. LAST night 40,000 people rented accommodation from a service that offers 250,000 rooms in 30,000 cities in 192 countries. They chose their rooms and paid for everything ...

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