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Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders.
Empowerment

Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders.

Here's how you can turn data into a difference-maker -- and crush your competition.
Jeff Booth
Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he traveled to Silicon Valley to try to update how the government tracks the workforce.
Catherine Clifford
Meet Luxury Retreats, the Airbnb of the World's Most Lavish Mansions
Travel

Meet Luxury Retreats, the Airbnb of the World's Most Lavish Mansions

How a teen entrepreneur's secret trip to paradise gave birth to an online vacation rental business ahead of its time.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Airbnb Deletes Listing for $200 Igloo Constructed During Winter Storm Jonas
Airbnb

Airbnb Deletes Listing for $200 Igloo Constructed During Winter Storm Jonas

'Unfortunately, your igloo, while very well constructed, has failed to meet our occupancy standards,' the company told the structure's creator.
Geoff Weiss
8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough
Ready To Launch

8 Smart Things to Do When You Find Your Capital Isn't Enough

Ever hear how the founders of Airbnb sold 'Obama O's' and 'Cap'n McCain's' fictitious cereals to help fund their startup?
Toby Nwazor
5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution
Sharing Economy

5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution

At least 17 startups in the sharing economy have valuations of a billion dollars or more, and the sector is poised for enormous growth.
Brett Relander
3 Ways the Sharing Economy Changes Entrepreneurial Opportunity
Small Business - Big Impact

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Changes Entrepreneurial Opportunity

In the sharing economy, the role of the entrepreneur is not to produce but to coordinate production.
Per Bylund
The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.
Small Business - Big Impact

The Sharing Economy Is More than a Buzzword. It's Changing How We Live.

One in five adults have worked in the sharing economy, while two in five have used it, according to new report.
Catherine Clifford
Will Silicon Valley's Unicorn Herd Grow or Shrink in 2016?
Unicorn Club

Will Silicon Valley's Unicorn Herd Grow or Shrink in 2016?

Startups with high valuations are not as rare as they once were. Will the trend continue?
Jason Ankeny
This Startup Gets You Into Spaces That Instagram Dreams Are Made of
Sharing Economy

This Startup Gets You Into Spaces That Instagram Dreams Are Made of

Splacer is like Airbnb but for ultra hip event spaces, such as an abandoned church, urban greenhouse or prop studio.
Catherine Clifford
High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
Weekly News Roundup

High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Plus: learn which sharing economy startup is reportedly valued at more than $25 billion.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The Top 10 Companies to Work for in 2016
Company Culture

The Top 10 Companies to Work for in 2016

Awesome co-workers, benefits and competitive pay make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for, as rated by the employees themselves.
Laura Entis
Airbnb Is Now the Third-Highest Valued Startup After Massive $1.5 Billion Funding Round
Airbnb

Airbnb Is Now the Third-Highest Valued Startup After Massive $1.5 Billion Funding Round

The new round reportedly raises the startup's valuation to $25.5 billion.
Biz Carson
Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal
Gambling

Why Daily Fantasy Sports and All Online Gambling Should Be Legal

In a free society people should be allowed to spend their money however wisely or foolishly they decide.
Carol Roth