Posts Tagged ‘sharing economy’

CM 049: Arun Sundararajan on the Sharing Economy

We all share, but today, millions get paid for it. Is this new trend just a fad or is it radical rethink for how we work? When we catch a ride with an Uber driver or contract with someone on Upwork, we marvel at the convenience. What we often overlook is the amount of trust…

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CM 018: Jeff Speck on Designing Cities that Fuel Innovation

Why do most people want to live in walkable cities and towns? How can places like these influence our well-being and impact the spread of innovation?  Jeff Speck, city planner, urban designer, TED Talk speaker, and bestselling author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, offers fascinating and fact-filled…

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CM 010: Thiel Fellow Jihad Kawas on Young Entrepreneurs

Jihad Kawas started his company, Saily, when he was 16 years old growing up in Lebanon. Now, two years later, after a recent public launch, his app has over 140,000 U.S. users and is gaining over 1,000 new users daily. Jihad is a 2015 Thiel Fellow who never attended college. Along the way, he was…

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