The rise of the ‘peer-to-business-to-peer’ marketplace

The concept of the peer-to-peer marketplace is well known since the rise of the internet and has become an important feature in any definition on...

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Collaborative Pioneer Interview with Bram and Brian from 3D Hubs

3D Hubs is the world’s largest and fastest growing network of 3D printers. In this interview, founders Bram de Zwart and Brian Garret talk about... Read more...

12 June 2015


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by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands

Lusídeias- turning sharable ideas in to viable businesses

Lusídeias – A Portuguese company is turning sharable ideas in to viable businesses through Crowdsourcing Compta is one of the oldest IT Portuguese companies in... Read more...

9 June 2015


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by Raquel Felix Global Curator Team, Portugal

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Carpooling as a collaborative alternative for sustainable mobility

Ouishare Colombia, a think-do-tank aiming to empower citizens, public institutions and companies to boost Collaborative Economy will be hosting the Bogota OuiShare Drinks. This event will... Read more...

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Sharing Economy: Moving forward in Colombia

Gustavo Palacios our Global Curator for Colombia, has been working very hard to build the sharing economy community in Colombia. He created Sharecollab as the... Read more...

Pioneer Interview with Serenity Hill and Kirsten Larsen of the Open Food Network

Serenity Hill and Kirsten Larsen are co-founders of the Open Food Network, a free, open source, scalable e-commerce marketplace and logistics platform that enables communities and... Read more...

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Pioneer Interview with Tim Kunde of Friendsurance

Friendsurance is an online p2p insurance platform forging the way for people to get cash back from their insurance premiums. In this interview, co-founder and... Read more...

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Pioneer Interview with Paul Slezak of Recruitloop

Paul Slezak is co-founder of RecruitLoop, an online platform disrupting the recruitment industry by providing employers with a flexible recruitment solution charged at an hourly rate.... Read more...

30 April 2015


Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


MentorPitch is a global mentoring platform for companies, universities and interest groups that manages and measures mentoring programs online.  In this interview, founder Gerard Kiely explains... Read more...


OuiShare Fest 2015, Paris, May 20-22

This May, OuiShare Fest will unite 1000 collaborative economy visionaries from across the globe for three days of conference, co-creating and connecting in Paris. On... Read more...

24 April 2015


Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team