Nesta UK in collaboration with Collaborative Lab, aims to answer some big questions regarding this new economic activity, focusing on the UK context.
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. Buy the book
This TED talk explores how trust is shifting away from institutions towards a distributed model, into the hands of all of us. While trust in banks, governments and even the church is collapsing all around us, technology is enabling trust between people who have never met before. And that’s revolutionary. More
What has changed about shipping and local delivery? Rachel gives insight on the different opportunities in this space.
Vision Critical in partnership with Collaborative Lab and Nine! Rewards, conducted the first-ever research to look at the uptake and enthusiasm for collaborative economy services in the Australian Market.
How can traditional organizations apply collaborative thinking to meet emerging customer needs and create new sources of value?
How is technology enabling a new generation of person-to–person and crowd–driven funding, lending, currency and investment services that will decentralize and democratize finance, money and banking?
Changes in technology fundamentally change the way people do things and thus poses new challenges to policymakers and regulators who will try to figure out how to protect the public and resist pressure from players with a vested interest in protecting the status quo.
Rachel explains how technology can help bring back some of the things we’ve lost in society and business: trust, empowerment, community and humanness.
Filmed at the World Council of Credit Unions
How will our ability to share spaces, boats, planes, local knowledge, cars, dinner tables and office spaces transform the hospitality industry?
How will wearable tech transform our behavior: how we pay, how work gets done, how we manage our health? Rachel discusses the use of wearable tech as the ‘remote control’ to other technology around us.
Which continent has the fastest take-up of “mobile money” in the world? It is not North America, Australia or Asia that pioneered the idea a few years ago– it is Africa. Rachel discusses what makes this market fertile for mobile money to take off.
What do terms like “peer economy,” “collaborative economy,” and “collaborative consumption” mean and can they be used synonymously? Rachel provides some clarity on these definitions.
Rachel explains that reputation capital will lead to an economy that is incredibly empowering, taking us away from a financial world based largely on faceless transactions and moving us to an age built on humanness.
Filmed at Wired Money