Videos

The Future of Transportation and The Sharing Economy, Social Innovation Summit, Las Vegas 2018

Mike Masserman, Head, Global Policy & Strategy – Lyft Tara Leweling, Vice President, Corporate Relations – Allstate Insurance Company Vikrum Aiyer, Head, Glo...

An Arab Perspective regarding Marketplaces and the On-Demand Economy, by ArabNet Kuwait 2017

Driven by a generation of connected youth, high mobile penetration and shifting consumers habits, the on-demand services economy is booming across the world,...

The currency of the new on-demand and digital economy is trust, by Rachel Botsman

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption -- web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital."

Cities in the Collaborative Economy: Policies for Sharing Cities

Marco Torregrossa (OuiShare Connector & Managing Director, Eurofreelancers) leads a panel discusssion and Q&A about sharing cities and related public policie...

How Airbnb designs for trust

Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another's homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design. Now, 123 million hosted nights (and counting) later, Gebbia sets out his dream for a culture of sharing in which design helps foster community and connection instead of isolation and separation.

Exploring the Honeycomb of the Collaborative Economy

Founder of Crowd Companies Jeremiah Owyang thinks that the sharing economy—though he prefers the term collaborative economy—could exceed PwC's projections of...