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The State of the Sharing Economy

Five years since her talk about the sharing economy at the RSA, Rachel returns to look back on the evolution of the sector. She reflects on what she got right and what she never saw coming and discusses where it’s heading next.

Speaking

Cracking A System

How is Josh Tetrick trying to crack the broken egg industry with his company, Hampton Creek? Learn about Josh’s plant-based approach to food production and how he plans to save the the planet.

Writing

Patients’ Advocate

How will Patients Like Me, an online platform that allows patients to share their health data, transform research and the healthcare industry?

Writing

Reshaping our cities

Learn more about Gabriella and her view point of how to reimagine cities in this monthly column in the Australian Financial Review, “Industry Hackers”, which explores the mindset of pioneers and entrepreneurs who see the world differently.

Writing

NEW TRUST NETWORKS: YOUR BEST FRIEND IS A STRANGER

As a part of WIRED World 2016, the stand-alone issue for the magazine where it gives readers insights into the year ahead, Rachel goes into how online person-to-person interactions are setting the stage for more honest offline human behaviour.

Writing

AIRBNB: BUILDING A REVOLUTIONARY TRAVEL COMPANY

This case study, prepared for the Collaborative Economy course taught by Rachel Botsman at Said Business School, aims to answer what makes Airbnb a revolutionary travel company. What values are embedded into its culture that guide the company in handling tough management and trust debacles and help it stay focused while growing at an exponential rate?

Research

Fortune Favours the Brave

Why did Yoni Assia, the 34-year-old founder of eToro get hooked on trading at the age of 13? What are his plans to make the world a better place? Learn more about Yoni and what makes him tick in this new monthly column in the Australian Financial Review, “Industry Hackers”.

Writing

The Trust Shift

In the session “The Trust Shift” at the 2015 Drucker Forum, Rachel explains the critical role technology-facilitated trust plays in enabling people to be open to new ideas and other people.

Speaking

Industry hacker Tim Hwang builds FiscalNote to take on Bloomberg and Lexis-Nexis

How can Tim Hwang, a 23-year-old entrepreneur, disrupt the data intelligence industry with his start-up, FiscalNote? Learn about the chain of events that led Tim to build FiscalNote and learn how to adopt his outlook in this new monthly column in the Australian Financial Review, “Industry Hackers”, which explores the mindset of pioneers and entrepreneurs who see the world differently.

Writing