The Third Wave of Sharing

The “sharing” revolution is here. The rebels who defied outmoded laws and set up shop have begun to win. Uber is legal. AirBnB is paying taxes. The hippies have traded in their tye dye for suits and hired lobbyists. Now what? To answer that question, we need to first...

Shared Fears in the Sharing Economy

A few weeks ago my girlfriend set up an interview for a nannying position through Care.com. She and the family in question exchanged a few messages via the babbysitter marketplace before agreeing to meet. No more than a few days later, my girlfriend forced me into the...

Share Economy: Relayrides vs. New York

“Innovation, by its nature, does not always fit within existing structures,” says Andre Haddad, CEO of RelayRides. Indeed, this is the case in the latest chapter of New York vs The Share Economy. Relayrides, a peer-to-peer car-sharing company recently got shuttled...