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Peers, Inc.: How People and Platforms Are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism

“Sharing Economy”, “Collaborative Economy”: these are terms that weren’t considered in mainstream discussions of “the economy” ten years ago. But they are well considered now, as the web and social media are increasingly connecting individuals and companies in new deeply collaborative ways. What do Zipcar, Airbnb, Waze, and OK Cupid have in common? Just ask Robin Chase, co-founder of Zipcar, who may have turned not only the auto industry on its head but also the way future generations model their buying behavior and companies build businesses. Her analysis provides a new way of viewing not just the sharing economy, but the much larger economic transition that is fully underway.

Festival: 2015

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