People Are Sharing in the Collaborative Economy for Convenience and Price

Below Graphic: Partnered with Vision Critical, Crowd Companies (the association I started for big brands in the collaborative economy) surveyed over 90,000 people to find out why they share goods, services, space, transportation, and money. A dissection of the largest study in the Collaborative Economy Over the coming months, we’ll be dissecting some of the key findings from the largest study ever done on the Collaborative Economy, sharing both factual data and insights beyond market observations. When people first think of the sharing economy, a subset of the greater Collaborative Economy, they think of technology-laden hipsters in communes. What we found was quite the opposite – that this sharing behavior is common place behavior across many scenarios. We discovered that people … Continue readingPeople Are Sharing in the Collaborative Economy for Convenience and Price

Report: Sharing is the New Buying, Winning in the Collaborative Economy

Sharing is the New Buying: How to Win in the Collaborative Economy from Jeremiah Owyang The Collaborative Economy Movement Changes Business This report offers critical insight for big brands who are grappling with the emergence of the Collaborative Economy, and for the startups that are driving this growth. For those new to the term, the collaborative economy is a powerful, if nascent, movement in which people are getting the things from each other, it’s a combination of trends like the sharing economy, maker movement, and co-innovation. [In the growing Collaborative Economy, people fund, make, and share things with each other –rather than buy from inefficient corporations] That means that people go to a site like LendingClub to get funding for … Continue readingReport: Sharing is the New Buying, Winning in the Collaborative Economy