sharing economy

US-based scooter sharing company Frog is set to debut in Australia but the company hasn’t selected which city it will launch in first, as it’s currently in talks with various leaders to choose which location is best suited for the company. These discussions are to reduce “bully market entrant mentally”,

Australian businesses are increasingly looking at the opportunity to share assets as they are put under new competitive pressures from globally insurgent competitors, according to a new study. That will help drive the value of the sharing economy in Australia from $14.5 billion in 2016 to more than $55 billion

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The sharing economy will more than double in the next five years as players in more established sectors, such as transport and space, press their first mover advantage. That’s the finding of a new study by Juniper Research. Called Sharing Economy: Opportunities, Impacts & Disruptors 2017-2022, the authors forecast that the

Sharing Hub founders

Founders of Australian sharing economy start-ups are bullish about their industry’s future, sharing a vision to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025. The vision was outlined at the opening of Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, The Sharing Hub, in Pyrmont last night. Take our Which-50 reader survey

The sharing economy is driving growth in mobile payment use, according to Pinar Ozcan, associate professor of strategic management at Warwick Business School, who spoke at the WBS PayTech Conference at The Shard last week. PwC estimate the global sharing economy will grow from $15 billion in 2013 to $335 billion in

The ACT will become the first Australia government to legalise ride sharing app Uber from October 30, this proposal make Canberra the first national capital in the world to legalise the ride sharing app. Uber currently doesn’t operate in the ACT, but is preparing to enter a much friendlier market. The NSW government is