Videos

Arun Sundararajan, Our Collaborative Future? Ownership, Equity and Growth in the Sharing Economy

As collaborative platforms shift our commercial activities from traditional organizations to digitally-enabled markets and communities, the role of economic ...

The Sharing Economy, by Kurt Abrahamson at TEDxTimesSquare

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...

The Secret of the Sharing Economy, by Benita Matofska at TEDxFrankfurt

For more information on Benita Matofska, please visit our website www.tedxfrankfurt.de The indomitable Benita’s passion for the Sharing Economy and how it ca...

The New Economy of Sharing, by Thomas C. Knobel at TEDxBucharest

As income inequality is rising and connectivity becomes ubiquitous, Thomas realized that in today's world we have a paradoxical economic phenomenon, where bi...

Creating Opportunity Through the Sharing Economy, by Emily Castor | TEDxSacramentoSalon

Emily makes the case that ride and car sharing are not only a promising transportation alternatives--especially as the urban population continues to grow wor...

Collaborative consumption or the Sharing Economy explained in 4 minutes! By Sabine Benoit

Collaborative consumption (CC) is an increasingly prevalent form of exchange. CC occurs within a triangle of actors: a platform provider (e.g., Uber), a peer...

Sharing and On-demand Economy in Germany

Sharing instead of stockpiling – that’s the idea of the Sharing Economy, a business model that promotes the sustainable use of resources. It also shares a hallmark typical of capitalism: Profit.

Excuse me, may I rent your car?

A decade ago, Robin Chase founded Zipcar in the US, now the largest car-sharing company in the world. Now she's exploring the next level of car-sharing: Buzzcar, a French startup that lets people rent their own cars to others. The details are fascinating (how does insurance work, exactly?), and the larger vision (she calls it Peers, Inc.) points to a new definition of ownership and entrepreneurship.

The Great Trust Shift

Rachel Botsman is the global authority on the power of collaboration and trust enabled by digital technologies to change the way we live, work, bank and cons...