Sharing, trading and barter are the backbones of commerce and although it’s hard to imagine, the idea of money as the only medium for transferring value is a rather new concept. The resurgence of these trends in the exchange of goods and services should come as no surprise then, the only difference being that we […]
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 […]
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 […]