Sharing is everything but caring in the sharing economy


One of the hot topics so far this year is what will become of P2P services and the sharing economy. Last year Airbnb became the largest hotel chain in the world, Uber expanded abroad with large protests from incumbents in the taxi industry and P2P-lender Lending Club got listed on Wall Street.

At the same time pwc estimates the sharing economy to generate revenues up to $335 billion by 2025, and Uber alone is valued at $ 41 billion. The millennial generation has also expressed a lack of trust in incumbents and is craving an alternative, and would rather trust peers over brands. With predictions of the sharing economy affecting nearly all industries, venture capitalists are pouring investments into what is hopefully the next Uber…

If I have your attention, read the rest at TechCrunch and be intrigued.

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