22 Dec '15, 11am

2015: The year the sharing economy went B2B

Over the past few years, startups pitched as alternatives to individual mass consumption — Uber, Airbnb, Zipcar and the rest of their sharing economy cohorts — have become big business. In industries ranging from transportation to hospitality to finance, companies fusing underused assets with peer-to-peer online marketplaces are booming. Financially speaking, six-year-old ridesharing giant Uber leads the way with its professed $62 billion valuation, fueling the "Uber-for-X " phenomenon of copycats across industries offering everything from on-demand auto mechanic services to a slew of new marijuana delivery options. Convenience always has been at the heart of the consumer case for these offerings. Now, however, another audience is growing much more attuned to the potential financial and operational benefits of jumping on the sharing economy bandwagon: corporations shopping...

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