The so-called sharing economy represents a macro-economic shift in business structures that impacts how we view assets and how we trust one another. With growth tipped to be $335bn from $10bn at present in Australia, what should governments, businesses and consumers know about this new economy?
Rachel Botsman shares her thoughts on the current status of the share economy, where it could be heading, and why trust is the key to it all. More
In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust. Speakers featured are Charles Hazlewood, Simon Sinek, Rachel Botsman and more. More
Can ICT change how we define value and interact with money? On The Money is the fourth documentary film in the Networked Society series. This time we look at money systems and how connectivity is creating a new game when it comes to trading — both in value and trust. We visit Uganda to find a nation where cash is no longer king. More
Rachel Botsman, winner of the 2015 Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea Award answers some quick fire questions about the vision for her work and her small magic moments of success.
“Banks still see this as fringe and they think many of their core businesses will remain intact. They’re not asking, what is going to be the role of the bank in five years time? They don’t see that they’re losing control of the distribution of value. They see it as digital or techie but not as a […]
FutureProofing hosts Timandra Harkness and Leo Johnson asks guests: is ownership over?
How can we embrace collaborative consumption in our daily lives and move away from hyperconsumption? Why does collaborative consumption foster accountability and stronger connections between people? Find out in this interview from Aspire Magazine.
Why will professional services be disrupted by the collaborative economy? Rachel explains the reasons why in this writeup by the Sydney Morning Herald of her recent talk on “how peer-to-peer platforms are changing work, business and policy” hosted by Grattan Institute.
“Advocates are betting that people would willingly share those items if a neighbor asked for them. The 2008 recession and the ubiquity of the smartphone app seemed to trigger the ‘sharing economy’ revolution,” said Rachel Botsman, author of What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption.
Why should major brands care about the collaborative economy? What’s Rachel’s advice for entrepreneurs thinking of entering the space? What are good lesser-known global collaborative economy start-ups? Find out in this interview.
“It’s a 20th Century way of thinking about jobs and the legacy issues associated with that rather than thinking about the future of labour and what that would look like” said Rachel Botsman when the Productivity Commission overlooked freelancers in the sharing economy.
What is collaborative consumption and how is it changing our lives? Rachel shares her thoughts about the concept with MiNDFOOD.
Brandchannel interviewed Rachel to find out what makes a collaborative company truly part of the sharing economy, and to find ways for big brands to successfully adapt sharing economy concepts.
Rachel Botsman shares her thoughts on the current status of the share economy, where it could be heading, and why
trust is the key to it all.