Collaborative Consumption

This page is a direct feed from www.collaborativeconsumption.com. Collaborative Consumption describes a movement focused on traditional sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping currently gaining in popularity as we reclaim our innate nature to connect with each other.

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    • COLLABORATIVE PIONEER: INSIDE INTERVIEW WITH ABE GEIGER, FOUNDER OF SHAKE LAW April 23, 2014
      Abe Geiger is the founder of Shake, an app that allows you to create legally binding agreements in a matter of seconds. This is a major step forward in the sharing economy, making it easier for microentrepreneurs and freelancers to establish trust and protect themselves in transactions. Whether it’s renting out your car or hiring...  Read moreThe post COLLAB […]
      Melissa O'Young
    • Infographic: The Bright Future of Car Sharing April 23, 2014
      Let’s take a look at the car sharing landscape when it was mapped out in 2011. This infographic originally posted on futureofcarsharing.com is the joint work of Collaborative Fund and Hyperakt. “The Bright Future of Car Sharing” explores car sharing and its impact around the world.     The post Infographic: The Bright Future of Car Sharing appeared first on […]
      Mia de Villa
    • Video:The case for collaborative consumption April 23, 2014
      It’s been 4 years since Rachel’s TEDx Sydney talk, ”The case for collaborative consumption”. Let’s take another look at the video that started it all. Reposted from TED.comThe post Video:The case for collaborative consumption appeared first on Collaborative Consumption.
      Mia de Villa
    • P2P car sharing community SnappCar crowdfunds €560k April 17, 2014
      Amsterdam, April 17. During the last two months, p2p car sharing community SnappCar raised a total of €560,125 ($771,796) from 481 crowdfunders. The Dutch company not only broke the record for equity-crowdfunding, but also proved the potential of collaborative investment in the collaborative economy. The amount raised will be used for SnappCar’s European rol […]
      Pieter van de Glind
    • COLLABORATIVE PIONEER: INSIDE INTERVIEW WITH MICHEL VISSER, FOUNDER AT KONNEKTID April 15, 2014
      Michel Visser is the founder of Konnektid,the first demand-based platform of the Netherlands where people can share skills and knowledge with each other. The brand new website is the start of the next phase for Konnektid. With a large network ofWith a large network of knowledge sharers, and ‘proof of concept’ in the Netherlands, they are...  Read moreThe pos […]
      Harmen van Sprang
    • WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS – 11 April April 11, 2014
      We scour the internet to find the most interesting news on the collaborative consumption front. Here are our picks for the week: E-commerce firm AIH bets on peer-to-peer lending Tiisetso Motsoeneng and Nomatter Ndebelle, Reuters E-commerce firm Africa Internet Holdings (AIH) has launched a person-to-person lending service as a digital alternative to banks, a […]
      Mia de Villa
    • Skillshare debuts new Spotify-like membership model for online education April 9, 2014
      Students can now pay just shy of $10 a month to access hundreds of online courses on Skillshare. The Skillshare courses were previously available for a flat fee — typically around $20 or $30 per course. That’s relatively inexpensive for a one-off course, but the bill racks up fast for Skillshare’s most loyal customers. After the beta...  Read moreThe post Sk […]
      Mia de Villa
    • COLLABORATIVE PIONEER: AN INSIDE INTERVIEW WITH MICHALIS GKONTAS, CO-FOUNDER AT COOKISTO April 8, 2014
      Cookisto is a trusted community marketplace for homemade food. It is here that hungry foodies find personalised, delicious and healthy homemade food prepared by talented home cooks. Belgian Curator Marco Torregrossa had a chat with Michalis about good food and how a movement around meal sharing is developing in Europe. Michalis, you are Greek, so you may kno […]
      Marco Torregrossa
    • Meet the global collaborative economy at OuiShare Fest 2014 April 8, 2014
      The global community and think tank OuiShare just released the program for its second edition of OuiShare Fest, the largest global event about the collaborative economy held in Paris from May 5 -7. The festival is dedicated to the theme The Age of Communities and will gather over 1000 international thought leaders, entrepreneurs, non-profit and...  Read more […]
      Francesca Pick
    • Collaborative Pioneer: Inside Interview with Tyrone Rubin, Co-Founder of HipCloset April 7, 2014
      Tyrone Rubin, the co-founder of the brand new ‘HipCloset’ , his partner David Franciscus and lead engineer Esmerino Costa,  have developed an online market place for people to buy and sell fashion in South Africa. In this interview, Tyrone reveals their goals for the startup, the social media app he can’t live without, and more!  Our curator for...  Read mor […]
      Lauren Wallett

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