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21 November 2014

WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS-21st November

We scour the internet to find the most interesting news on the collaborative consumption front. Here are our picks for the week: Are tech founders... Read more...


UkShareCo

New UK Trade Body For Sharing Economy Businesses

New UK trade body for sharing economy businesses, UKShareCo, hopes to ensure both vendors and customers can be certain of each other’s trustworthiness. The announcement... Read more...


FOODCLOUD

18 November 2014

Pioneer Interview: Iseult Ward from FoodCloud

FoodCloud.ie is a community-based social enterprise start-up in Dublin, Ireland, that brings food businesses and charities together, matching those with too much food with those... Read more...


13 November 2014

Peers relaunch: making the sharing economy work for the people who power it

Peers, a member-driven organisation to support the sharing economy movement, relaunched its website on  the 12th of November. The website now focuses on supporting the... Read more...


TheSharingBros

The Sharing Bros-Video#5

This is part 5 of the Sharing Bros web-series: 6 small boats to cross the Caribbean Sea, hitchhiking across Colombia and a week of WOOFing... Read more...


12 November 2014

COLLABORATIVE PIONEER INTERVIEW WITH AART VAN VELLER, FOUNDER OF VANDEBRON

Vandebron is a startup based out of  The Netherlands that enables people to buy their power directly from a sustainable producer. The company sees itself... Read more...

Pioneers

Harmen van Sprang

by Harmen van Sprang Global Curator Team, The Netherlands


Indiegogo founder

8 November 2014

Crowdfunding now a permanent part of finance ecosystem, says Indiegogo founder

Crowdfunding is now a permanent fixture of the financial ecosystem because founders and investors see it as a vital risk mitigation system, said Danae Ringelmann,... Read more...


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7 November 2014

WEEKLY ROUND-UP: COLLCONS MUST-READS-7th November

We scour the internet to find the most interesting news on the collaborative consumption front. Here are our picks for the week: Vodafone ‘service friends’... Read more...


Public Consultation on the “Sharing Economy” in Spain

One of the functions of the National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) in Spain is advocating competition through the issuing of sector studies and... Read more...


makespace

4 November 2014

MakeSpace is Cloud Storage for Physical Things

MakeSpace is a New York City startup that’s transforming the self-storage industry. It allows users to store and access their stuff whenever they need it, without... Read more...

Perspectives

Lucy Gao

by Lucy Gao Global Curator Team, Canada