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Blog Profile / Web Strategy by Jeremiah

Filed Under:Technology / Internet
Posts on Regator:1056
Posts / Week:3.2
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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

Tesla Lets Go, to Gain the Market

Can a corporation let go, in order to win it all? Tesla has deployed a business strategy we call “Provide a Platform” which enables your ecosystem to design, build, enhance, fulfill, support your own products for you. Tesla, who’s already a market leader in their category, made a surprising move, by releasing their patents as [...]

Don’t Protest the Collaborative Economy –Lead It

Yesterday, thousands of infuriated taxi drivers across dozens of European brought each of their cities to a standstill. The taxis launched the “Escargot protest” and intended to stopped traffic in objection to collaborative economy startups Uber, Lyft, and more. While they raised global attention, they lost a days wages, angered their own customers who were [...]

Here Comes the Collaborative Economy Customer Score

Mover over Klout. Move over Fico. The new score is the Collaborative Economy Customer Score. Today, a ground-breaking deal was struck between Uber and Amex. You can use your Amex loyalty points to pay for rides. Also, if you use your Amex card to pay for transactions, these glean additional loyalty points. But all that’s [...]

The Collaborative Economy is for Business to Business

The Collaborative Economy which consists of sharing, maker movement, crowd funding, crowd lending and more is mainly perceived as a peer to peer movement. Yet, it’s not limited to individuals helping each other alone, companies, both big and small are using the same strategies and tactics to replicate for their own business. Companies themselves are [...]

Study: How Corporations are Deploying in the Collaborative Economy

Can big brands learn from Uber, Kickstarter, Airbnb and the Maker Movement? Yes, they’re using the same strategies to connect to their market, at a rapid pace. The Collaborative Economy is a movement. People are empowered to fund, build, their own bespoke goods in the Maker Movement, and people are using new technologies to share [...]

A Six Month Update: Crowd Companies Creating Collaborative Success

Above picture:  Attendees of the Spring 2014 Crowd Companies Summit hosted by Autodesk in SF included corporate business leaders, and entrepreneurs from startups A few days ago, Crowd Companies reached its 6 month anniversary, so I felt that this would be a good time to provide an update on the company’s growth and on the [...]

Keynote Slides: How Crowds and Companies both Share #share2014

The above embedded presentation is my keynote at the SHARE conference today, I’m also on the conference board of advisors. This San Francisco conference has over 450 attendees spanning the sharing economy startup space, government, investment, and corporate to understand how these new collaborative economy models impact all areas of society. Show More Summary

Framework: Collaborative Economy Honeycomb

Above: Version 1.0 of the Collaborative Economy Honeycomb Click image to see JPG version Also available on Flickr Share widely, with attribution, non-commercial The Collaborative Economy enables people to efficiently get what they need from each other. Show More Summary

The Collaborative Economy raises over $800m in One Month

Who says there’s no money in sharing?Data shows adoption rates by people will double in next year In my recent post in the WSJ Accelerator series, I recapped that adoption of the Collaborative Economy is going to double, said 90k engaged general population from US, UK, and Canada. Also, Bazzarvoice’s CMO, Lisa Pearson points out [...]

Airbnb Blooms an Entire Ecosystem of Startups

Airbnb valued at $10b –without owning a single bed, room, or building Airbnb, worth over $10 billion after only six short years, is one of the fastest growing hospitality brands in the world – yet they don’t own a single hotel room. This two-sided marketplace of guests and hosts, has built an entire economy out [...]

How I’m experimenting with Life-as-a-Service

< Is life-as-a-servie efficient or lazy? I say yes.Life delivered, or rented, on-demand. What does “life as a service” mean? It means one’s lifestyle needs are sent to you on-demand, or as a subscription, rather than me having to purchase or owning them through traditional commerce models. To best understand the collaborative economy market, I’m trying [...]

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