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Blog Profile / Web Strategy by Jeremiah

Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:1068
Posts / Week:3.1
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Massive Spreadsheet: Collaborative Economy Funding

Click on the above image, or you can advance to the SpreadSheet of the Collaborative Economy Funding, to see a mulit-tab analysis of funding, which I update on a regular basis. The Collaborative Economy continues to be a darling of tech investors. In a few short years, these companies have received incredible funding, totaling nearly [...]

Funding Comparison: Social Networks vs Collaborative Economy

Social networks were the first phase of digital P2P. They enabled anyone to create media and then share it. The Collaborative Economy is the second phase. It enables anyone to create goods and share what they already own. So, how similar or different are the funding amounts for these two movements? This post provides some [...]

WSJ Essay: The Ups and Downs of Crowd-Based Resources

Below is my most recent essay to the WSJ Accelerator series, a dedicated section for the the fast-moving business audience. In this essay, I explore how we’re drinking our own champagne at Crowd Companies, by exploring and adopting crowd-based services. The Ups and Downs of Crowd-Based Resources Entrepreneurs today have no shortage of crowd-based services [...]

The Three Reasons the Collaborative Economy is Happening

Your customers are Making their own goods in the Maker Movement and Sharing their resources –rather than buying them from you!  Do you want to know why?  We’ve conducted research in a pragmatic method via interviews and more to find out why.  Consumers don’t need to continually buy from companies as they are making, sharing, renting and lending [...]

Slides and Data: The Collaborative Economy Disrupts Revenue

Below: see embedded slides, also on Slideshare Disruption Data: The Collaborative Economy Enables P2P Commerce from Jeremiah Owyang Disruption Data: The Collaborative Economy Enables P2P Commerce from Jeremiah Owyang Ten years ago, we forecasted that social media would be disruptive to corporations. Show More Summary

Timeline: Corporations in the Collaborative Economy (Ver 2, Oct 2014)

The longest graphic in the history of my career is embedded below, some mobile devices may not properly render. As the Crowd Economy Rises, Brands Seek to Collaborate We’ve been tracking corporations in the Collaborative Economy, and released version 1.0 in April, 2014. Now, as we approach the Crowd Companies members-summit in NY next week, we’ll [...]

What It Means to Business When the Crowd Becomes a Company

The crowd is bypassing traditional companies by sharing goods, services, space, and money with each other in the Sharing Economy.  People are being empowered to build their own goods in the Maker Movement by crowd funding, tapping global marketplaces, and preparing to accelerate this with 3D printing.  You see, the crowd, is starting to perform [...]

Firechat Enables the Crowd to Become the Internet –Bypassing Central Powers

(Above pic: Thousands of HK protesters link their phones together using Bluetooth to become their own internet –bypassing government internet bans, image suppled from Firechat team) If you thought peer to peer Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, LendingClub was disruptive, you haven’t seen anything yet. Show More Summary

Infographic: A Day in the Life of the Collaborative Economy (Ver 1.0)

Data shows collaboration in the new economy is accelerating,  People are crowdfunding, making, sharing, collaborating, all kinds of their things in life. Some are getting food on-demand, rather than going to traditional grocery stores or restaurants. The world is speeding up, and people are transacting between each other, or rapid-delivery services. We expect this to [...]

Disruption from the Collaborative Economy

(Above: Read the full article in the SF Chronicle, and, please, read the comments. There’s no mercy for the taxi industry from former customers. Here are my recommendations to the taxi industry to lead this movement –not fight it)  The Collaborative Economy is a crowd commerce revolution. People are empowered to get what they need from each other, [...]

Even More Money Funnels into the Collaborative Economy (Part 3)

See the Google Sheet that has all this data, broken down by industry, amount, and date.  You can read part 1: Meet the investors, and part 2: The investors are in love with this market. Since my last analysis on July 3rd, 2014, there’s been continued funding into the Collaborative Economy market –where the crowd [...]

Here’s what Silicon Valley can learn from good old Midwestern values

This was originally posted on VentureBeat, with a wide array of comments and reactions. Silicon Valley has been espousing sharing, making, community through the latest startups like Lyft, Airbnb, LendingClub and more. Yet is Silicon Valley really leading the example?  While generalizations can put people off, I wanted to take a stand on some broader [...]

A Glossary of Emerging Terms in the Collaborative Economy

Photo :”Conversation” by Steve Bridger, used with Creative Commons license. Buzzwords, buzzwords, buzzwords! Nothing is more fun than using buzzwords –except one thing: reading all the buzzwords on one, single page. Impress your colleagues at the coworking spot, your tatted Lyft drivers, and your hotTinder dates with your immense knowledge on the latest hipster technology [...]

Slides: Cold Hard Facts on the Ice Bucket Challenge #IceBucketChallenge

Icebucket Challenge: Cold Facts and Stats #icebucketchallenge from Jeremiah Owyang Crowd-based business models and marketing are no stranger to the Web Strategy blog –and now we’re seeing the same effect impact non profits, including the much discussed (and debated) ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I was curious on the actual impacts of this controversial crowd challenge, [...]

The Collaborative Economy APIs mean Changes to Commerce

  The Collaborative Economy continues to mainstream –with at least two of the key players launching APIs; this spells significant ecosystem change that will impact commerce, this post will attempt to answer what it means to the greater ecosystem.. News: Uber has launched an API, with key launch partners, including traditional companies like Hyatt (disclosure: [...]

Ecosystem Guide: The 12 Players of the Collaborative Economy

The Collaborative Economy is a complex ecosystem composed of many unique players. It’s a complex ecosystem with many players jostling about, partnering, fighting, and disrupting each other. It’s key to understand the many players in this movement –before blindly stumbling in. This post took me weeks to prepare, it’s one person’s attempt at trying to [...]

Crowdfunding is the Highest Form of Loyalty: Shared Destiny

Harvest a thousand ideas. Above photo from popular photographer, and my friend, Thomas Hawk. Crowdfunding is the highest form of loyalty, and only a few big companies have entered this market Big companies can learn from Indiegogo, and Kickstarter. You’ve heard of Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and other crowdfunding platforms for the tech savvy, but what does [...]

Collaborative Economy Markets: Platforms, Providers, and Partakers

Marketplaces. They’re all the rage, in fact, the media can’t stop talking about them, people can’t stop searching for them, and investors have deployed $2.4 billion in just the last seven months. So what’s a marketplace all about? First of all, it’s not a new concept, this predates Airbnb, and even the birth of the Internet. [...]

Why Investors are in Love with the Collaborative Economy

Yesterday’s stunning news of European ridehsaring company, BlaBlaCar prompted me to tally up the funding in 2014. Along with help from industry experts Lisa Gansky of Mesh Labs, Neal Gorenflo of Shareable, Mike Walsh of Structure VC, I tallied up funding if the startup was over $1m, and had public record of the funding. I’ve [...]

12 Collaborative Services for Success at Work

This post was originally posted on Shareable, the leading website on the growing movement. Top photo credit: Yusuke Kawasaki. The collaborative economy empowers ordinary people to share their unused resources, such as time and goods, often in a peer-to-peer commerce model. Show More Summary

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