Category Archives: Sharing/Collaborative Economy

It Is All About Ultra Speedy Deliveries

Consumers demand ultra speedy deliveries that don’t fit in a 9 to 5 schedule. Regulating the labor side of the new sharing economy is burying your head in the sand.

It Is All About Ultra Speedy Deliveries

Consumers demand ultra speedy deliveries that don’t fit in a 9 to 5 schedule. Regulating the labor side of the new sharing economy is burying your head in the sand.

Peer to Peer, Social and the Sharing Economy for Insurance

Originally posted on Daily Fintech:
By Rick Huckstep A good friend of mine once described selling as the “art of making buyers”. Whether you agree with this perspective or not, the one thing that is true about the world of…

Peer to Peer, Social and the Sharing Economy for Insurance

Originally posted on Daily Fintech:
By Rick Huckstep A good friend of mine once described selling as the “art of making buyers”. Whether you agree with this perspective or not, the one thing that is true about the world of…

Social Enterprise Etsy raises $267M in an IPO

Etsy Inc., the website founded a decade ago by a carpenter looking to sell wooden computers, nearly doubled in its trading debut after raising $267M in an initial public offering.

Social Enterprise Etsy raises $267M in an IPO

Etsy Inc., the website founded a decade ago by a carpenter looking to sell wooden computers, nearly doubled in its trading debut after raising $267M in an initial public offering.

Unlocking the Sharing Economy

The FT Sharing Economy European Summit organised by FT live focused on unlocking the potential of the sharing economy and creating a sharing mind set of this exciting new area of the economy. Will the sharing economy help or hinder businesses? How can regulations be implemented without killing off innovation?

Unlocking the Sharing Economy

The FT Sharing Economy European Summit organised by FT live focused on unlocking the potential of the sharing economy and creating a sharing mind set of this exciting new area of the economy. Will the sharing economy help or hinder businesses? How can regulations be implemented without killing off innovation?

JustPark breaks UK technology crowdfunding record

A large share of the global population will live in metropolitan cities. Initiatives like JustPark will prevent that these cities implode. JustPark helps to avoid that you circle around with your car, looking for a parking space. Key is that the platform gives total visibility of where you end up before you get there.

JustPark breaks UK technology crowdfunding record

A large share of the global population will live in metropolitan cities. Initiatives like JustPark will prevent that these cities implode. JustPark helps to avoid that you circle around with your car, looking for a parking space. Key is that the platform gives total visibility of where you end up before you get there.

Having an income, but not a job (the upside risk of the On Demand Economy)

With the rise of the sharing economy (and especially with the rise of Uber) many articles are written about the negative consequences for employment. Being inspired by Doug Rushkoff’s blog for CNN in 2011 (Are Jobs Becoming Obsolete?) and the work of

Having an income, but not a job (the upside risk of the On Demand Economy)

With the rise of the sharing economy (and especially with the rise of Uber) many articles are written about the negative consequences for employment. Being inspired by Doug Rushkoff’s blog for CNN in 2011 (Are Jobs Becoming Obsolete?) and the work of

Amsterdam is Europe’s First Sharing City

On February 2nd, the capital of the Netherlands was named first ‘Sharing City’ of Europe. With this, Amsterdam positions itself as a leader in the field of the sharing (or ‘collaborative’) economy. The city already stood out by being the

Amsterdam is Europe’s First Sharing City

On February 2nd, the capital of the Netherlands was named first ‘Sharing City’ of Europe. With this, Amsterdam positions itself as a leader in the field of the sharing (or ‘collaborative’) economy. The city already stood out by being the