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The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Ruch is the founder and CEO of Rocketrip.</i><p>The foundations of the business-travel ecosystem are under more strain than ever before. U.S. companies are projected to spend $310 billion on business travel in 2015 (up 6.2 percent from last year), but <i>how</i> they spend that money has become …


A Shared Future, A Global Economy Of Haves And Servants

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Max Wolff is an economist and investment strategist who is the managing partner and chief economist at Manhattan Venture Partners. Previously, he has served as the chief economist at a leading financial technology and investment firm.</i><p>Many high-flying companies are pushing logistics, …

Sharing Economy

Why Mindsharing is the Superpower of the Crowd Economy

TED2012: Full Spectrum. February 27 – March 2, 2012. Long Beach, CA. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED<p><b>Can you imagine what two heads can achieve to</b> …


A New Class Of Worker Could Fix The On-Demand Economy

The rise of the on–demand economy has presented difficult questions for both employers and employees. It’s not uncommon to see stories about the series of legal and regulatory challenges Uber is facing. Through all of these legal and moral difficulties, the debate remains the same: Should …

The Workplace

Uber's problems could send shockwaves through the on-demand economy

Uber’s battles with regulation and disregard for local laws governing the running of its service are not new.<p>Whether that’s casually disregarding the threat of fines (or worse) in France or working closely with authorities in places like India to get the service back up and running following the …