Jean Lievens: Jeremiah Owyang on The Collaborative Economy

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Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens

A Market Definition Report: The Collaborative Economy

Jeremiah Owyang

Products, services, and market relationships have changed as sharing startups impact business models. To avoid disruption, company must adopt the Collaborative Economy Value Chain.


Government officials oppose sharing that disrupts existing regulations.
Lack of trust between peer-to-peer “buyers” and “sellers.”
Lack of industry-wide reputation systems and data standards.
Incumbent players view sharing as a threat to their current business models.
Uncertainty about which startups will stand the test of time.

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