Collaborative Economy Market Contraction Signals Maturity

Above Image: a butterfly emerges after contracting in a cocoon. You’ve probably read the article from Salon, with its sarcastic title and detailing of several failed on-demand, Collaborative Economy startups. A few people asked for my thoughts First, our data shows that the Collaborative Economy movement is here to stay,. We see people increasingly adopting sharing behaviors , startups like Uber are profitable in the United States, and the UK government is  offering a tax credit for people who participate in it. It’s not going away––but we do need to cull the herd. Second, signs point to the fermented froth fizzing out as we enter Phase 4 of tech market maturation: Contraction… The Collaborative Economy Market is Changing: Too many damn … Continue readingCollaborative Economy Market Contraction Signals Maturity