On-Demand

Business Model

4 Effective Business Models That Built Billion-Dollar Companies

From software that's free to virtual goods that cost real money, all the new models have their uses.

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.

Lincoln Debuts Uber-Like Service, But With Your Own Car

The chauffeur program will launch in select cities.

5 Job Trends to Look Out for in 2017

Glassdoor makes its predictions about the year ahead.

Silicon Valley VCs Are Growing Wary of On-Demand Delivery

Many investors have lost faith in a sector that once seemed like the obvious extension of the success of ride-services juggernauts such as Uber.

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