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Welcome to the Sharing Economy: Rent Is the New Own

Welcome to the Sharing Economy: Rent Is the New Own | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Rent is the new own. With the rising popularity of services that offer access to shared resources, why own when you can rent something better?
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Congress Just Started Caring About the Sharing Economy

Congress Just Started Caring About the Sharing Economy | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
A friendly first hearing on Capitol Hill.
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Taxes.It's about taxes.

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Collaborative consumption and the sharing economy – shaping the market in 2014 and beyond

Collaborative consumption and the sharing economy – shaping the market in 2014 and beyond | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
By James Bradfield Moody, founder and CEO of sharing platform TuShare, former executive director, development at CSIRO and co-author of The Sixth Wave: How to Succeed in a Resource Limited World.   Sharing isn’t new.
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Uber Might Be More Valuable Than Facebook Someday. Here’s Why

Uber Might Be More Valuable Than Facebook Someday. Here’s Why | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Inside the company's grand plan for global domination.
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"Save Airbnb in New York!" Activist Group Delivers Petition With 230,000+ Signatures - Hit & Run : Reason.com

"Save Airbnb in New York!" Activist Group Delivers Petition With 230,000+ Signatures - Hit & Run : Reason.com | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
NY State Sen. Liz Krueger: Airbnb is "just irresponsible and greedy”
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3 Reasons Why the Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay

3 Reasons Why the Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Companies in the Sharing Economy offer a cheaper, more unique, consumer-controlled experience. It's no wonder they'll pull in a collective $350 billion this year.
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The rise of the sharing economy: rent out gadgets, cars and even your home - Tech Advisor

The rise of the sharing economy: rent out gadgets, cars and even your home
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The sharing economy has really taken off in recent years and a typical example is Airbnb (right). This caters for two types of people.
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Airbnb unleashes string of new products to strengthen its host community

Airbnb unleashes string of new products to strengthen its host community | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Rebecca Grant/VentureBeat Airbnb cofounders Nathan Blecharczyk, Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbie Nov.
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New book explores the sharing economy

New book explores the sharing economy | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
In 'Sharing is Good,' Beth Buczynski discusses how we can all benefit from sharing and provides tips and resources for getting started. (So cool Beth! :) RT @ecosphericblog: Thanks to @MotherNatureNet for this awesome review of @TheSharingBook!
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Sharing Can Truly Disrupt Business--By Mixing Money And Social Change

Sharing Can Truly Disrupt Business--By Mixing Money And Social Change | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
A look at how the new sharing economy can--and should--knock down the divide between social entrepreneurship and just plain entrepreneurship.

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Marco Torregrossa's curator insight, November 3, 2013 10:28 AM

A world subdivided between social entrepreneurs and "regular" entrepreneurs is one in which only half feel obliged to mind the impact of their ambitions. Instead, we should aspire to a unified approach to change.

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Big travel companies look to muscle in on peer-to-peer marketplaces

Big travel companies look to muscle in on peer-to-peer marketplaces | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Large travel players are expected to grab a slice of peer-to-peer action as the sharing economy gains traction.
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Cooperation Law for a Sharing Economy

Cooperation Law for a Sharing Economy | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
A new sharing economy is emerging—but how does it fit within our legal system?

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Why the Sharing Economy is a Big Opportunity for Cities

Why the Sharing Economy is a Big Opportunity for Cities | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Our friends at Shareable recently published Policies for Shareable Cities - a report on how urban leaders can encourage a shareable economy through policy changes. We got the chance to put a few qu...

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The Sharing Economy Is Owned By The Same People As The Rest Of The Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Owned By The Same People As The Rest Of The Economy | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
It may get you a cheaper ride or place to stay but when you rent something are you really performing a revolutionary act?

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Battle of the Cabs: Taxi Drivers Attack Ubers in Violent Paris Protest

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Protestors attacked at least 12 Uber cabs in Paris on Jan. 13, flattening their tires, shattering their windows and hurling eggs at them.
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Jeremiah Owyang: Profiting From A Collaborative Economy

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It’s being called the “Sharing Economy,” “Mesh Economy,”  “Collaborative Consumption,” and now the “Collaborative Economy.” Whatever term prevails, it’s about a more efficient way of using valuable resources to benefit people, business and the...
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The Future of Business Models #FutureOf

Learn how people's needs have changed, resulting in changes in future business models. This illustrated storyboard makes it easy to understand. by Jeremiah Owy
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THE SHARING ECONOMY LACKS A SHARED DEFINITION: GIVING MEANING TO TH...

You may have noticed the terms ‘sharing economy’, ‘ peer economy’, ‘collaborative economy’ and ‘collaborative consumption’ being used synonymous
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Need To Borrow A Geiger Counter From Your Neighbors?

Need To Borrow A Geiger Counter From Your Neighbors? | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
A pocket of doubt persists despite reassurances from scientists and federal health regulators that Pacific-caught seafood is safe to eat.
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This will be a hot item moving forward... (pun intended).

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People in New York are living in RVs to get around astronomical rents

People in New York are living in RVs to get around astronomical rents | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Of course, there are practical drawbacks.
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It's Time For The Sharing Economy To Become The Sharing Society

It's Time For The Sharing Economy To Become The Sharing Society | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Its time for the independent workers to steer this new marketplace in a more sustainable direction that helps the people who make it run not just the...
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The sharing economy is here: Why one in two corporates is already looking at subsciption or sharing models

Why own something outright when you can just borrow it more cheaply when you need it?
It’s a question being asked by increasing numbers of consumers, and the companies that deliver to them are responding.

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Marco Torregrossa's curator insight, November 4, 2013 1:14 PM

The shift to new consumption and delivery models is taking place against the backdrop of more empowered consumers, who increasingly seek convenience and better value for money in goods and services

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Thanks for sharing | Trends | Marketing Week

Thanks for sharing | Trends | Marketing Week | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
There’s a growing trend online for people to share goods and services rather than buy them new. Should brands feel threatened, or embrace it?

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Marco Torregrossa's curator insight, November 4, 2013 3:23 PM

Although people have always shared with their peers, new research suggests that sharing is becoming “an organised movement that is being mediated by technology”. 

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How Retirees Can Earn Money From The 'Sharing Economy'

How Retirees Can Earn Money From The 'Sharing Economy' | FAIR SHARE - Sharing Economy News | Scoop.it
Tips for raking in income by renting out everything from a spare room to tools.

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Marco Torregrossa's curator insight, October 8, 2013 4:05 PM

Getting paid to share what you own or can do is a great way to supplement your income if you’re retired.

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From Fringe to Mainstream: What's the Future of the Sharing/Collaborative Economy?

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The Sharing Economy is a topic that has been garnering a lot of attention lately -- from startups embracing the collaborative model to consumers embracing the…

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Marco Torregrossa's curator insight, October 12, 2013 6:29 PM

Where is the Collaborative Economy heading and what value will it bring to business, brands and customers of the future?


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Marketing revolution: the rise of the relationship economy

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Tom LaForge: Differentiating brands today means focusing on social attributes

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