The Sharing Company

“Behind the hype of peer-to-peer economics is a quiet B2B revolution.” Since the mid-2000s, the so-called sharing economy has grown from almost nothing to a pool of global businesses valued in the billions of dollars. The concept—people using technology to find and purchase one another’s extra resources—represents a triumph of trust and crowdsourcing. Peer-to-peer financial … Read more

Small businesses sharing resources with other companies

The majority of UK start-ups are clubbing together to share core business functions with other companies, according to a study. Some 55 per cent of early-stage companies identify sharing resources with other businesses as ‘essential’ to business survival, finds a survey by Zipcar in partnership with StartUp Britain and Ashridge Business School. The research surveyed more … Read more