On-Demand Economy

  • Street Fight’s Predictions for 2016: Part Two

    … Melton, news editor Uber and Airbnb, two of the world’s top-three most highly valued startups, spent 2015 further cementing their status as household names (and the future of their respective industries) by barreling into new cities — and through state and federal laws. They’re not the only members of the on-demand/sharing economy guard to fight legal…

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

    …, suggesting that robust local media and commerce constitute pillars of a community. HitViews CEO Walter Sabo made a strong case for radio’s (yes, that radio, the medium TV was supposed to have snuffed out long ago) role in the hyperlocal economy, observing that it is by nature local, mobile, and personal — three qualities that align closely with consumer…

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

    … directions to the venue, instructions on what to do once they’re are onsite, checks them in, and then checks them out when they leave. The brainchild of Samir Goel, 21, and Hannah Dehradunwala, 22, both seniors at New York University (NYU), the idea and business plan for Transfernation was hatched in 2013. Goel and Dehradunwala officially launched…

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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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