Monday, March 25, 2019

Tag: Sharing Economy

The SWOT Guide To Blockchain Part 2

The SWOT guide to blockchain is a guide in 5 parts, where both the opportunities and challenges of blockchain are considered. Blockchain has the potential to...

What Does A ShareTown Look Like?

Ever wondered what a town built on principles of sharing and collaboration might look like? Nesta, the UK Agency for Innovation, has developed the...

How The Sharing Economy Has Been Taken Over By Big Business

Some years ago, there was a sense that companies like Uber and Airbnb were changing the world in a very positive, sharing way. We...

How Japan Is Working Towards Creating A True Sharing Economy

Japan has been taking steps towards building a more sharing economy. Japan did not initially take up sharing platforms as quickly as countries like...

How To Trust Which Blockchain Projects Are Truly Redefining The Sharing...

Over the past decade the sharing economy brought an incredible amount of innovation and efficiency to the world of business. But unfortunately its revolutionary...

This is Why Platform Coops Rely On Blockchain To Save The...

The fundamental pillars of the Sharing Economy have suffered badly in recent years after various missteps. Two of the main companies that wave the...

Changing the World Through Blockchain: The Sharing Economy Realm – Part...

In the first entry of this 2-part article, we focused on how blockchain technology is empowering platforms that are trying to make the energy...

Changing the World Through Blockchain: The Sharing Economy Realm

This is a two-part article where we will feature companies and start-ups making a real change in the world through blockchain-powered platforms and within...

How IoT and Big Data Will Usher A New Economic System...

Our current economic system if it had its merits in the past, is now dangerously spiralling into a dead end. Inequality keeps rising even...

What is Mine is Yours: Millennials and the Sharing Economy

The disruption brought by new digital-based platforms has redesigned the long-run balance between the different agents and assets that take part in economic transactions...

The Commons Platform, An Interview with Sophie Varlow and Nick Wood

If we are to imagine the world of tomorrow, the terms fairness, equality and connection would probably resonate with the vision of that utopian...

Decentralizing the Sharing Economy with Blockchain

Society conducts business in a variety of ways and like other aspects of life, the way we do business is constantly evolving. One such...

Sharing Cities: How The Sharing Economy Is Transforming Our Cities

A very interesting side phenomenon about the sharing economy  is how it "touched" and impacted cities in a profound way. Large massive platform like...

Building Blocks Of A Circular Economy

Something will mark 2017 forever: its climate disasters...From hurricanes to heat waves the world experienced a bit of everything. Every time we have a...

Positive Platforms For A Better Sharing Economy

There is one part in the all-complex economy chain that never gives up its role as main character, the force labour. But despite being...

Taking Back The ‘Sharing Economy’ After Uber Ban

4 days after Uber was banned by Transport for London (TfL) authority, many voices arose about what the future of the company in London might...

‘The Digital Divide’ Tears Up the Wealthy Countries

Despite the slowly breaking down the digital divide wall in the developing countries, new inequalities related to access to technology have shown up in rich...

The Nordics Embrace the ‘Sharing Economy’

There is a place in the world where Sharing Economy platforms are growing faster than in any other region. That is Scandinavia. The four...

The New Future Of Work: Flexible But Also Equitable?

The platform-based gig economy opens up opportunities but has been accused of not involving or fully recognising workers. Positive platforms show a path to...

What Blockchain Means For The Sharing Economy

One of the biggest commonalities between big businesses that have emerged in the last decade or so, such as Facebook and Airbnb, is the...

Are Platform Coops The Answer After Uber Missteps?

Uber has not had the best time of things, not least because it has made some bad decisions about its activities. At least,...

How Blockchain And The Gig Economy, Are Revolutionizing What We Understand...

What we understand as work has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Remote working and  increasing numbers of people working as freelancers or...

Interview With Larry Kotch, COO of Brainbroker

Larry Kotch is an entrepreneur and thought leader, who deeply loves people and technology. As he states in his Linkedin profile: "The former because...

Why Platform Cooperatives Can Be The Answer To A Fairer...

It's been almost one decade since the term sharing economy was invented to address a new way of doing business.  Professor Lawrence Lessig was...