How can Silicon Valley make stuff-sharing work? Our panel brought out amazing insights from the worlds of tech, policy, and bricks-and-mortar business at the June Collaborative Chats. Check out the video of our full conversation. Prefer to read about it? You can pore through Shareable’s great recap of the event here. Special thanks to Alexandra Liss, filmmaker of the upcoming documentary...
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Despite the conceptual appeal of sharing underutiized personal items, online marketplaces for peer-to-peer goods-sharing have struggled to gain traction. Can tech startups find ways to reduce risk and friction in these markets enough to make peer-to-peer goods-sharing work? Can Silicon Valley offer traditional rental companies a path into the age of internet commerce? Join us at PeopleBrowsr to...
Let this video roll and see what our great panel and participants had to say about Generation Y and the sharing economy at last week’s Collaborative Chats. Congratulations to Shareable on a great launch for Share or Die! You can also check out Shareable’s recap of the event here. Special thanks to Alexandra Liss, filmmaker of the upcoming documentary “One Couch at a...
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How will the unique character of Generation Y shape the growth of the sharing economy and build a sustainable post-recession society? Register here to join us at Airbnb HQ for a special edition of Collaborative Chats celebrating the launch of a new book from Shareable Magazine - Share or Die: Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis. We’ll tackle this topic with a panel...
Watch the action from a packed Collaborative Chats event at Zimride HQ, “Collaborative Consumption and the Future of Mobility.” The panelists and audience generated a fascinating dialogue on the changing face of transportation. Special thanks to Alexandra Liss, sharing evangelist and filmmaker of “One Couch at a Time.”
Join us at Zimride: "Collaborative Consumption and... →
Register now for the next in our sold-out series of cross-disciplinary conversations on the sharing economy. We’ll tackle the topic of collaborative consumption in transportation with a stellar panel of sustainable mobility thinkers at Zimride HQ: John Zimmer, Co-Founder and COO, Zimride Avery Lewis, Head of Product, Getaround Timothy Papandreou, Deputy Director, Sustainable Streets...
Watch the action from last week’s packed Collaborative Chats event at Airbnb HQ, “Sharing Technology and Hyperlocal Economies.” The panelists and audience generated a fascinating dialogue on the economic impacts of collaborative consumption. Special thanks to Alexandra Liss, sharing evangelist and filmmaker of “One Couch at a Time.”
Collaborative Chats: "Sharing Technology and... →
On the heels of last month’s inspiring launch, Collaborative Chats will be back for our second monthly event on Wednesday, March 21 at Airbnb’s swingin’ SoMa HQ. The topic: economic impact. The economic effects of new online collaborative consumption marketplaces are uncharted. Sharing of idle assets redirects consumer spending on goods and services from traditional providers...
Full video of this week’s Collaborative Chats launch event - “Building Community in the Sharing Economy” - is now posted! Check it out here and join the conversation. Special thanks to Matt McDonald
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How can community be cultivated online to facilitate peer-to-peer exchange? What social impacts will result from widespread adoption of collaborative consumption? Join us for a conversation on Building Community in the Sharing Economy to explore these questions with an outstanding panel of entrepreneurs, sociologists, and users including: Shelby Clark, Founder and Chief Community Officer,...
Welcome to Collaborative Chats
Collaborative Chats is San Francisco’s free monthly speaker event series for the collaborative consumption movement. It is a forum for entrepreneurs, citizens, and thought leaders to gather to explore ideas related to the emerging sharing economy. Collaborative Chats is a project of Legit, in partnership with Shareable. Watch this space for details on our first event, coming in February.