Guest Blog written by Jeremy Neuner & Ryan Coonerty, Co-Founders of NextSpace and Authors of The Rise of the Naked Economy Ready to give up your cubicle, your commute, and your daily grind? Tired of trading your freedom and flexibility for the “security” that comes from a “real job.” Frustrated by the “either/or” choice between […]
The 2nd Global Sharing Day is taking place on June 2, 2013. This year’s theme will be food! Yes, food! There is way too much food being wasted every single day, while at the same time hundreds of millions of people do not have access to an adequate supply of food. We need a solution, […]
Some weeks ago we talked about how coworking was making our cities smarter. On the same degree, I think that the whole Collaborative Consumption movement will make the way we produce things much smarter than it currently is. You Want the Hole The idea firstly came to my mind when I was reading the ‘You don’t […]
Here’s an awesome video with some facts and numbers about the Sharing Economy. Some of them are astonishing: There are 1 billion cars in the world, and 740 milions of them is occupied by just 1 person. Our houses are filled with $3000 worth of unused items on average: unsurprisingly 69% of the owners would […]
TaskRabbit, AirBnB and RelayRides explain how people generate real income by offering their time and assets for use in their community.
Amazing insights from the worlds of tech, policy, and bricks-and-mortar business at the June Collaborative Chats. Check out the video of our full conversation. Prefer to read about it? You can pore through Shareable’s great recap of the event here.
Did you know that giving away the stuff to you neighbours is cool, and it can positively affect the entire community you live in? Two weeks ago we talked a little bit about the CoSume Project, a collaborative marketplace where you can share, borrow and buy stuff with your friends. In the meanwhile I’ve tried […]
The Sharing Economy is rising, and it’s considered to be the “next big thing” in the economical world. Many applications and platforms are already trying to tackle the needs of the new “collaborative consumption” movement, such as ZipCar, Side.cr or Zaarly. One of the latest services I stumbled upon is the Cosume Project. The team […]
In the video embedded at the bottom of the page, produced by Mutinerie, an awesome coworking space in Paris, there are some interesting considerations about Coworking and the corporate world. It has already been pointed out that many businesses, especially small businesses and startups, are abandoning their offices to move towards shared workspaces. But even if the trend […]