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At Least Uber Gives Drivers the Chance to Be Entrepreneurs
Uber

At Least Uber Gives Drivers the Chance to Be Entrepreneurs

Beleaguered Uber was considered the apotheosis of the sharing economy until recently.
Kimanzi Constable
We're Trusting Each Other Both More and Less Every Day
News and Trends

We're Trusting Each Other Both More and Less Every Day

We need more transparency, decency and honesty.
Joe Burton
10 New Ideas for Making Money on the Side
side hustle

10 New Ideas for Making Money on the Side

There is no better use for spare time than turning it into spare money.
John Rampton
What Driving for Lyft Taught Me About Community and the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

What Driving for Lyft Taught Me About Community and the Sharing Economy

Making a human connection is as important as making a living. There is a new economy emerging that combines the two.
Shayna Smilovitz
This Is What's Next Now That the Gig Economy Has Changed Everything
freelance economy

This Is What's Next Now That the Gig Economy Has Changed Everything

Greater change is coming and new emerging platforms are changing markets in multiple industries.
Murray Newlands
3 Ways On-Demand Companies Can Stay Within the Law
Sharing Economy

3 Ways On-Demand Companies Can Stay Within the Law

The Department of Commerce has hinted at regulations for on-demand businesses. Here's how to prepare.
David Adams
This Accidental Entrepreneur Is Tackling the Problem of Loneliness
Inspiration

This Accidental Entrepreneur Is Tackling the Problem of Loneliness

Los Angeles's first 'People Walker' earns $7 a mile making small talk.
Stephen J. Bronner
Need a Solid Startup Strategy? Try On-Demand Talent
Sharing Economy

Need a Solid Startup Strategy? Try On-Demand Talent

Tap into the sharing economy for talent you couldn't otherwise afford. But make sure to approach this decentralized workforce correctly.
Tx Zhuo
You'd Be Surprised Who Most Sharing and On-Demand 'Super Users' Are
Sharing Economy

You'd Be Surprised Who Most Sharing and On-Demand 'Super Users' Are

In a recent survey, Pew Research Center determined who used services such as Uber, Craigslist and Airbnb most frequently.
Lydia Belanger
The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About
Safety

The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About

A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
Nina Zipkin
How Millennials Are Defining the Sharing Economy
Millennials

How Millennials Are Defining the Sharing Economy

Sharing is caring, as long as you're practical about it.
Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.
Uber

Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.

Researchers have correlated the rise of ridesharing services with a decline in fatal crashes and disorderly conduct on the roads.
Lydia Belanger
GM Expands Car-Sharing Service to Boston, Chicago, Washington
General Motors

GM Expands Car-Sharing Service to Boston, Chicago, Washington

The service launched almost four months ago.
The Rise of the 6-Figure Freelancer
Independent Contractors

The Rise of the 6-Figure Freelancer

There will be almost 4 million independent contract workers in the U.S. by 2020, according to research from MBO Partners.
Catherine Clifford