The terms “sharing economy,” “peer economy,” “collaborative economy,” “on-demand economy,” “collaborative consumption” are often being used interchangeably. Rachel provides clarifications and current definitions to these terms, in this article released on FastCompany.
What's mine is yours
A ground-breaking book, What’s Mine is Yours defines the theory of "collaborative consumption," and explains how it is transforming the traditional landscape of business and society. It charts the rise of leading companies such as Airbnb, LendingClub and RelayRides that uses digital technologies to enable the sharing and exchange of all kinds of assets from spaces to skills to 'stuff' in ways that represent a new era of trust.
Rachel explains the real magic, that makes companies like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work - the power of technology to build trust between strangers and create what she calls 'reputation capital'. Filmed at TED Global Watch
Rachel Botsman, currently teaching an M.B.A. course on the collaborative economy at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, says the sharing economy is transforming the labor market to the benefit of millions of workers. Andrew Keen, executive director of the Silicon Valley innovation salon Futurecast, says workers in the sharing economy are being shortchanged. Read More
Rachel Botsman, currently teaching an M.B.A. course on the collaborative economy at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, says the sharing economy is transforming the labor market to the benefit of millions of workers. Andrew Keen, executive director of the Silicon Valley innovation salon Futurecast, says workers in the sharing economy are being shortchanged.
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Rachel challenges the Jewish Community to devise ways to tap underutilized assets in their communities just like companies such as Airbnb and Lyft do.
Filmed at The General Assembly of Jewish Federations
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Filmed at Constellation Connected Enterprise
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