The Sharing Economy

Tweak the business model in order to survive

Even scandal-plagued car companies need to plan for the future Volkswagen is struggling, largely because of the emissions scandal, the results of which included numerous lawsuits and a massive hit to...

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Peer-to-peer enterprise exchange - The birth of the B2B sharing economy

The fast-growing world of monetizing underused assets It goes by many names: the “sharing economy,” the “gig economy,” the “on-demand economy." It has grown from almost nothing to a pool...

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sharing economy enters the bathroom

Is the sharing economy also about when "nature calls" The sharing economy isn’t just about accommodations, lending, boats and toys - it’s also about when "nature calls". We've all been in a...

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Sharing isn’t new As humans, we have shared since the start of time. But, collaborative consumption fuelled by the sharing economy has undergone an exponential shift in the last couple...

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Kindergarten classrooms – you must share everything In fact, the age-old philosophy once relegated to kindergarten classrooms - you must share! - has become a veritable disruptor to the way we...

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disruptive change - shopping cart

From communication to social media and the new shared economy The Internet revolution - from communication to social media and the new shared economy - has done more than just break...

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The share economy is entering the children’s room

By harnessing the power of the mobile Internet, new companies are encouraging their customers to share products, from connecting people who want to lend money with those who want to borrow, share...

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Peer-to-peer boat sharing Now the the sharing economy has hit the water - peer-to-peer boat sharing. A new breed of boat-sharing services is entering the market. Much as Airbnb, HomeTrip...

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Neighbors used to share a cup of sugar

Can you imagine opening the door these days to your neighbor standing there asking to share a cup of sugar? Or is it just a remedy from the old days?...

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trust is key In the sharing economy

Where there is trust, there can be collaboration In the sharing economy building trust - along with convenience - is one of the biggest factors. The fastest growing startups in...

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collaborative consumption disrupt traditional business models

Collaborative consumption - shared economy - describes the rapid explosion in traditional sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping reinvented through network technologies on a scale and in ways...

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Will peer-to-peer lending disrupt traditional banks Banks are changing dramatically amid an avalanche of regulatory change and widespread debt reduction. But this is not the only disruption which banks are...

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