On-Demand Economy

  • Street Fight’s Predictions for 2016: Part Two

    … in at the beginning of the week on what they see as key trends for next year. You can also check out our rundown of how some of last year’s predictions turned out. Local search will continue its evolution, but not without casualties. David Card, Street Fight research director Because its impact reaches so far into different components…

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  • #SFSNYC Recap: 5 Key Takeaways from This Year’s Summit

    … Last week, more than 350 marketers, solutions providers, technologists, and media executives assembled in a stylish TriBeCa loft for Street Fight’s annual summit to discuss pressing issues and developments in the connected local economy. The audience heard from seasoned investors like Ted Leonsis, established executives such as Dennis Crowley…

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  • Transfernation Tackles Food Waste and Hunger with a Local, On-Demand Twist

    … that matches companies that have excess food with organizations in need. The online matching platform is about to go mobile as Transfernation prepares to launch a mobile app in partnership with SocialEffort, a volunteer coordination and analytics platform. SocialEffort’s platform and data analytics offerings will help Transfernation grow and become more…

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  • Editor’s Take: The Perils of Uberization for the Local Economy

    ….” As with same-day delivery, the continuing emergence of the on-demand economy responds to competition in and for the last mile of commerce. As Michael Boland recently pointed out in Street Fight, the on-demand story is inherently local — it’s about getting the products and services you need exactly where you happen to be, when you want them…

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  • Why ‘On-Demand’ Alone Isn’t Enough to Make a Viable Business

    … The success of Uber has created a feeding frenzy as companies rush to create an “on-demand” option for every part of the service economy. The winning companies are taking common, high-frequency services and making them more convenient and efficient through technology. Yet, other companies are struggling as they try to capitalize on the trend…

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