Sharing Economy

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.
Sharing Economy

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.
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
Sharing Economy

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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Gig Workers

How Much Support Do Employers Owe Contract Workers?

Gig workers are demanding pay that affords them the benefits full time workers take for granted.
Lyft

In the War to Win Drivers, Lyft Sweetens Its Sell With a Few Clutch Offerings

The San Francisco-based ridesharing service is hustling to put pressure on Uber.
Employee Recruitment

Study Uber's Hiring Practices to Build a Winning Team in the Sharing Economy

Hiring the right people for a company taking root in an entirely new economic sector might be the ultimate recruiting challenge.
Sharing Economy

What You Need to Know to Compete With the Surging Sharing Economy

By 2017, 80 percent of U.S. consumers will be using services from peer-to-peer collaborative companies. Here's what you need to know if you aren't Uber or Airbnb.
Uber

Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Here's a breakdown of the issues the company is dealing with in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
Marketing

Why Sharing Can Power the Future of Marketing

As sharing continues to play a bigger role in the way marketers interact with stakeholders across channels, understanding new ways to make your content and organization more human will become increasingly important.