Will The On-Demand Economy Loosen Google’s Grip on Local?

by Steven Jacobs
Over the past decade, Google has controlled the way we find and interact with local businesses with an indomitable grip. We find businesses and providers by searching and consuming information — an asset which no one is better at organizing, and monetizing, than the search giant. But will Google’s grip finally start to loosen? Venture investment appears to be shifting away fro ...Read the full article