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Expect Great Things From These 9 Tech Startups in 2016
Ready To Launch

Expect Great Things From These 9 Tech Startups in 2016

These are the rising startup stars that pack the potential for a breakout year.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Business Accelerated

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
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
Ford Dips Toe Into Sharing Economy With New Leasing Program
Ford

Ford Dips Toe Into Sharing Economy With New Leasing Program

The shared leasing pilot aims to attract customers who don't need a vehicle on a full-time basis, but still want some kind of ownership
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
Seattle Is the First U.S. City to Let Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize
Sharing Economy

Seattle Is the First U.S. City to Let Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize

The ridesharing giants both opposed the measure, arguing that federal law precludes such local legislation.
This Startup Gets You Into Spaces That Instagram Dreams Are Made of
Business Accelerated

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
The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.

How will future markets function when technology drives the marginal cost of goods and services nearly to zero?
Tx Zhuo
Airbnb Vows to Work With Cities, Enforce Tax Rules
Airbnb

Airbnb Vows to Work With Cities, Enforce Tax Rules

The sharing platform said it will make sure homeowners pay their 'fair share' of hotel and tourist taxes.
Airbnb's Latest Win: Weekly News
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Airbnb's Latest Win: Weekly News

Plus: Check out Finland's headbanger emoji.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why You Might Want to Hold Your Next Business Meeting on a Boat
Sailo

Why You Might Want to Hold Your Next Business Meeting on a Boat

Sailo, a peer-to-peer marketplace for renting boats, has plenty of customers who rent boats to enjoy a sunset sail with a lover, but it also has corporate clients.
Catherine Clifford