The collaborative consumption movement has truly become a global phenomenon. After more than 800 posts spanning five years, covering the collaborative consumption movement from its inception, we will no longer be adding new content to this site.

This site will remain an archive and you can find us tweeting, curating research in the Collaborative Economy Library, and posting articles on rachelbotsman.com.

Thank you to our curators and readers for all your contributions.

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Articles

Pioneer Interview with Barqo

Barqo is a person-to-person boatsharing platform from the Netherlands. It makes sailing accessible and more sustainable by connecting people who own boats with people who want... Read more...

12 February 2016

Pioneers

Harmen van Sprang

by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands


3 reasons why peer-to-peer marketplaces fail (and how not to)

This is the first post from the series of 3 articles Juho Makkonen has written on the Sharetribe blog.    Peer-to-peer marketplaces can be great businesses. They... Read more...

15 January 2016

Perspectives

Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team


Pioneer Interview With Orla McCallion and Sean Judge of UniTuition

Orla McCallion and Sean Judge are the Co-founders and Managing Partners of UniTuition, an Irish-based leading online platform for connecting third level students with pre-screened specialist... Read more...

11 December 2015

Pioneers

Elizabeth Douet

by Elizabeth Douet Global Curator Team, Ireland


Planning on building a peer-to-peer marketplace? An interview with Juho Makkonen

Creating a peer-to-peer marketplace is one of today’s most popular startup ideas. The success of platforms like Airbnb, Etsy and Fiverr have proven that the... Read more...


Collaborative Economy Revenue Models

Collaborative Economy Revenue Models from Collaborative Lab Revenue Models: The following are the common models used to generate revenue in collaborative-based networks and marketplaces. Service... Read more...

12 November 2015

Perspectives

Mia de Villa

by Mia de Villa Collaborative Consumption Team



THREE ARAB OLD SHARING INITIATIVES THAT STILL EXIST!

The Collaborating ideas are not new in the Arab World. Throughout history, people practiced sharing and collaboration in their day-to-day lifestyle as part of culture... Read more...

23 September 2015

Antenna

Ahmad Sufian Bayram

by Ahmad Sufian Bayram Global Curator Team, Syria


Collaborative Pioneer Interview with Giustina Mizzoni from CoderDojo

CoderDojo is a global movement of free p2p coding clubs for young people. Giustina Mizzoni, CoderDojo’s Development Lead, tells us how CoderDojo is about building... Read more...

22 September 2015

Pioneers

Elizabeth Douet

by Elizabeth Douet Global Curator Team, Ireland


Collaborative Pioneer Interview With Gaston Irigoyen from Guidecentral

Guidecentral is a global community platform that brings together makers and DIY enthusiasts. Its multicultural founder & CEO, Gaston Irigoyen, tells us how Guidecentral is... Read more...

4 September 2015

Pioneers

Elizabeth Douet

by Elizabeth Douet Global Curator Team, Ireland


Collaborative Pioneer Interview with Manuel Cayre from Mobypark

Mobypark allows parking owners to share their parking spot and contribute to a better living in cities. In this interview, co-founder Manuel Cayre talks about... Read more...

18 August 2015

Pioneers

Harmen van Sprang

by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands