All posts tagged “sharing economy

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Airbnb’s 5 point plan

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a bill that will levy heavy fines (up to $7,500) on Airbnb hosts who do not abide by local housing regulations. Hours after, Airbnb filed a federal lawsuit claiming “irreparable harm.” However, they also proposed a 5 point… Read More

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The evolving gig economy

This morning venture capitalist Fred Wilson wrote a post on his blog talking about the gig economy and Hillary Clinton’s economic speech last night.  Here’s a snippet from Clinton’s talk: Meanwhile, many Americans are making extra money renting out a small room, designing websites, selling… Read More

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Improving urban mobility

If you’ve ever ridden a busy Toronto streetcar, you’ll know this story: You’re waiting outside in the cold for a streetcar. When one–actually 4–finally arrive all bunched up together, they’re so packed with people that you’re not actually able to get on. You try one… Read More