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A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic)

The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here's what it means going forward.

On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors

A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals.

Laura Entis

The Future of the Sharing Economy Is a World Built Like Bitcoin

Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson.

Airbnb Co-Founder: If Rejection Slows You Down, Entrepreneurship Isn't For You

The apartment-rental platform is no stranger to controversy and criticism, but its founders say determination is everything.

Airbnb Piloting Dinner Party Program for Complete Strangers

While the initiative marks a brand new foray for Airbnb, it is not the first company to the communal dining party.

Geoff Weiss

New York Takes Another Stab at Getting Airbnb User Info

A day after a New York judge stalled a subpoena seeking data on Airbnb users, the state attorney general has filed a revised subpoena.

Amy Langfield

Airbnb Wins in New York, For Now

A New York State Supreme Court judge threw out the subpoena requesting Airbnb user records.

Hunter Walker

Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial

Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.

Nina Zipkin

Business Travelers Take to Airbnb-Style Accommodations

Sharing economy travel companies like Airbnb and Time & Place are gaining recognition among business and luxury travelers.

Amy Langfield

6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Be sure to describe the consumer pain to be relieved by the enterprise and how big a wedge can be driven between what customers are willing to pay and the costs.

Peter S. Cohan

Ashton Kutcher: What Matters Is Entrepreneurial 'Grit'

Big-name Silicon Valley investors and leaders participated in panel discussion on entrepreneurship -- as well as a 'Shark Tank' of sorts -- at Colgate University this weekend.

Geoff Weiss

In the Face of Ruinous Online Reviews, Businesses Today Are Turning the Tables

If the internet has created a space where consumers are free to sound off at will on sites like Yelp, to what extent do business owners have the right to respond?

Geoff Weiss