5 Innovative French Startups In The Sharing Economy

Despite its title of worst interpersonal trust EU OECD country, France is definitely a leading nation in sharing economy activities. According to the Flash Eurobarometer 438 by the European Commission, France counted the highest proportion of sharing economy users in 2017 with 36%, just before Ireland (35%). Nonetheless, it is also linked to the fact […]

Interview with Martijn Arets – Trust in the Sharing Economy

In may, International platform expert Martijn Arets came visited Deemly’s office to interview our CEO, Sara Green Brodersen. They talked about many interesting topics related to trust in the sharing economy. Here is an overview of the subjects that were discussed: the added value of online trust systems transparency in data the added value of platform independent […]

Deemly partners with fastest growing marketplace software provider Arcadier

As a leading reputation and social verification tool for peer-to-peer marketplaces and sharing economy businesses, Deemly has formed a strategic partnership to become an Arcadier Affiliate Partner. Based in Singapore, Arcadier is the first Marketplace-as-a-Service in Asia. With its online multi-tiered marketplace technology, Arcadier strives to empower its community. Anyone who wants to run a […]

Why rating systems should be prioritized in peer-to-peer platforms

These past few years have been a big change for the economy. The economic crisis of 2008 has paved the way for the sharing economy, which it is expected to grow over $355 billion by 2025. In fact, it is reshaping the way we are doing business, disrupting traditional services and leading to the uberization […]

How Much Do We Trust Others?

As the founder of The People Who Share Benita Matofska said, “trust is the key of sharing economy.” If we trust people, we will naturally be more inclined to share goods and services with them. This week is Global Sharing Week, an occasion for millions of people around the world to share and discover the sharing […]

How has the Sharing Economy Developed in China?

Dense, highly populated cities, widespread use of mobile payment apps, and an increasingly frugal consumer population have created the perfect conditions for the sharing economy to flourish in China. China’s state-run National Information Center projects that the sharing economy will be worth 10% of China’s GDP by 2020, and in recent years huge amounts of […]

Interview: Lodgify’s Dennis Klett

What’s Lodgify all about? Lodgify is a Software-as-a-Service that enables vacation rental owners to easily create their own optimized and mobile-friendly websites, including, and most crucially, the ability to accept online bookings and process payments. What was the inspiration behind Lodgify’s creation? What happened was that my parents ran a vacation rental in Germany and […]

The Return of Sharing Culture in Russia?

In a previous article, I explored how economic isolation caused Cuba to develop a unique sharing culture. Russia’s sharing economy has just begun to grow due to similar economic circumstances and a devalued ruble. Unlike Cuba, Russia has not developed a unique, organic, sharing culture in response to its economic hardship. In fact, Russians have […]

How Is The Sharing Economy Disrupting Marketing?

The sharing economy opened up new ways of accessing goods and services in sustainable ways. It required a new level of thinking and creativity, disrupting traditional habits of doing things.  In the past years, this new industry has touched many spaces, marketing being one of them. The principles of trust and transparency that underpin the […]

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How Does the Sharing Economy Thrive in a “Trust Crisis”?

The sharing economy’s rapid, worldwide expansion is no secret. Trust sits at the heart of every peer-to-peer transaction, and examining the overall evolution of trust in society provides a better understanding of the sharing economy’s continued proliferation. What political trends, consumer desires, and other factors have fueled the sharing economy’s explosive popularity? The Trust Economy In […]

An Examination of the Sharing Economy in Cuba

The sharing economy has the potential to bring huge benefits to resource-strapped nations. In places that may not have many physical assets, sharing services allow people to monetize their time and better utilize their available resources. Until recently, Cuba has been under complete embargo by the United States and hasn’t had much access to cheap […]

Add a Video to your deemly Trust Profile

A 30-second video is worth 720.000 words since we have 24 images per second and an image is worth 1000 words 😉 If you visit the ‘Edit profile’ page on deemly, you will find a new section where you can use your webcam to record a 30 sec video to use on your Trust Profile page. Once […]

Blockchain co-lab!

As you might have noticed, we are pretty excited about blockchain and quite a few of our recent articles have mentioned or focused on blockchain. A while back, we got in touch with two students from the IT University of Copenhagen that wanted to write their thesis on blockchain and deemly. This was definitely an […]

How has the Sharing Economy Catalyzed Innovation in Emerging Marketplaces?

The sharing economy’s rapid growth since 2008 is no secret. Decreasing household incomes, the increasing prevalence of technology in everyday life, and the rising demand for sustainable goods and services have fueled the sharing economy’s popularity. While plenty of experts discuss the different ways the sharing economy has and will continue to change dynamics of […]

Blockchain and the Sharing Economy – A Visionary Entry into the Digital Age

Blockchain continues to be a blistering subject across the internet and is recognized as the most disruptive technology of the future. It will impact many industries, and the sharing economy will be one of them. In the first part of this blog series, we discussed the mysterious origins of blockchain, explained its usage, and its […]

Home Sharing in Rural Areas: A Mixed Bag

Since 2009, home sharing services have taken the world by storm. Today, 11% of U.S. adults have used some form of home sharing service, while Airbnb alone represents 17% of available short term rentals in major cities worldwide and is poised to overtake large hotel chains in the total number of rooms available for rent. […]

Sharing Trends in the Advertising Industry

Over the past decade, the sharing economy’s effects have rippled through the ridesharing, hospitality, payment services, insurance, and even banking industries. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the new trends and attitudes popularized by sharing services have begun to reshape traditional practices and dynamics in the advertising industry. The sharing economy has created a […]

How has the Sharing Economy Affected the Art Industry?

Aspiring artists, curators, and gallery owners face significant monetary and institutional barriers to success in the art world. While services like Airbnb and Uber have upended the ride service and hospitality industries, no sharing platform has altered dynamics on such a large scale in the art world. This doesn’t mean no one’s trying. In recent […]

An In-Depth Examination of Blockchain

We’ve mentioned blockchain’s potential for the sharing economy before – how it can revolutionize the sharing economy. What exactly is the blockchain? Where did it come from? Mythic Beginnings Blockchain’s mysterious origins are fitting for its decentralized design; no single user or institution controls a blockchain network. Blockchain was first utilized as an integral part […]

Interview: MANGOPAY’s Céline Winant-Pateron

When building a sharing economy platform, choosing a payment solution can be very challenging. MANGOPAY has built a technology dedicated to the sharing economy and we interviewed their Head of Marketing Europe, Celine Winant-Pateron. What’s MANGOPAY all about? MANGOPAY is a payment solution dedicated to the sharing economy. It enables businesses to accept payments, escrow […]

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