26 September 2016

Startups That Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy (video)

These Are the Startups that Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy:

Startups That Will Thrive in the Sharing Economy | Fortune.com Video

Transcript via YouTube.com:
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when we talk about the sharing economy everybody always goes to Uber and Airbnb
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but its many more companies but they're even these niche companies that will
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allow people to share space in their closet or parking space or even read
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about one that's space in your doghouse I mean it's like it's getting a little
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out of control but it is on
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are these really gonna be you know how many how many companies will be
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legitimate big players in the sharing economy over time do you think and what
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are some of them
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well i think in the accommodation space a B&B is going to be the dominant player
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for short term accommodation there are other kinds of longer term accommodation
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or commercial real estate where you've got companies like we work and we live
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in common that might start to establish a presence in the transportation sector
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i think you know it's limitless at this point because we've only scratched the
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surface without the early stages of a really fundamental shift and how we get
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our mobility how we get our transportation and uber may have an
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eighty-five percent market share in the United States but they have maybe . one
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percent of the market when you look at the total transportation market is why
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they have so many competitors they have a lot
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absolutely and so like you know the space is still open i'm keeping a close
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eye on healthcare and energy interesting um I think once the battery technology
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is sophisticated enough to store solar power we will see crowd based energy
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solutions that becomes our mainstream commercial low and healthcare certainly
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not open heart surgery but you know things like you know assisted living and
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I cut my finger cooking and needed stitched up
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well i know many more applications that i think we've really thought about

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