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 […]

Questions About Thought Leadership

As a newcomer to both deemly and startup culture, I heard a lot of unfamiliar terms in my first few days. One phrase in particular caught my attention: “thought leadership”. Curious to know more, I had a chat with deemly’s CMO, Pernille Spang Lyndegaard, about how she utilizes thought leadership as a tool for deemly’s […]

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Innovators In The UK Sharing Economy

Entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom (UK) are at the forefront of innovation in the sharing economy. It’s no surprise, then, that the UK sharing economy is growing at the fastest rate in Europe, with transactions doubling from £3.9 billion in 2014 to £7.4 billion in 2015.  Let’s meet some of these sharing economy entrepreneurs, whose […]

What’s Happening With Payment Services In The Sharing Economy?

Payment services are often the least visible part of a sharing economy platform for end users. However, a single incorrect transaction can prevent a user from using a platform in the future and a systemic exchange issue has the potential to sink platforms entirely. Consequently, sharing economy entrepreneurs need their platform’s integrated payment service to […]

Sharing Is The New Owning – A Shift In The Consumer Behavior

Over the past years, we witnessed the rise of the sharing age, where the consumer behavior changes, revolutionizing once again the economy. The consumer of the future pays for use, not for ownership. In 2017 access via sharing is a sustainable and desirable alternative to owning. Moreover, there is no longer “I”, but “we”. It […]

How the Sharing Economy Alters Dynamics In Personal Finance

The 2008 financial crisis forced individuals to reconsider their relationship with the large banking institutions that they had formally entrusted with their futures. Despite popular demand for transparency and streamlined loan processes, no viable alternatives to traditional banking and financial institutions existed. Fortunately, sharing economy entrepreneurs sprang into action to answer this call. New Developments: […]

Interview: GUARDHOG’s Humphrey Bowles

Insurance is a big thing within the sharing economy as people want to know that their valuables are secure when they share with or lend them to strangers. We noticed a UK based startup called GUARDHOG that deals with exactly that and thought it would be interesting to have a chat and learn more about what they […]

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing Insurance

The sharing economy is not slowing down. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the European sharing economy generated nearly €4 billion in platform revenue and €28 billion in transactions in 2015, compared to just €1.8 billion in platform revenue and €16 billion in transactions in 2014. However, unforeseen and complicated incidents between sharing platform users can hinder […]

Verify Yourself, Be More Trustworthy, And Attract More People!

Deemly offers multiple methods of verification in order to make you as a user more trustworthy. You can verify yourself through Facebook, Google, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram as well as your phone number and email address. By analyzing our data, we were able to observe that users who verify themselves with multiple methods tend to […]

A High Deemly Score Makes You More Trustworthy And Attractive!

The deemly score is based on multiple sources and is thus more reliable. Our algorithm is developed in cooperation with a statistician. It calculates a trust score between 1-100 based on a number of features. As one can understand, data is a core factor of our operations. Moreover, we are passionate about data analytics techniques. […]

Reviews Vary From Platform To Platform

As we mentioned in a blogpost a few weeks back, we have started to dive deeper into our reviews and ratings and run a sentiment analysis. In this post, we will give you a bit of insight on the reviews from across a handful of platforms. airbnb reviewers are the most expressive As mentioned in […]

Valentine’s Day Ideas From The Sharing Economy

Are you planning a special Valentine’s Day with your loved one? If you are out of ideas and enjoy unique experiences, the sharing economy is exactly what you need for a memorable day. Valentine’s Day is in just two days (February 14th, if in doubt) and it would be great to try to surprise your sweetheart […]

Working Together To Defeat Bias And Discrimination In The Sharing Economy

In these Trump-times it seems more important than ever to discuss discrimination and how we solve it. As the sharing economy grows it brings to light societal issues of bias and discrimination; but new approaches to data and business models offer hope that bias can one day be a thing of the past. Uncovering racial […]

Winter Vacation Ideas From The Sharing Economy

Do you have any plans for your winter vacation? We have prepared a list of sharing economy platforms that will give you some ideas and inspiration for this season’s break. Whether if you go on an adventurous trip to a mountain area, or on a relaxing one in a warm destination, the sharing economy is […]

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