Collaborative consumption. The sharing economy. Using other people’s stuff. Whatever you call it, the trend is taking hold across a number of industries, from transportation to travel to cooking.
Airbnb’s Brian Chesky, Etsy’s Chad Dickerson, and AngelList’s Naval Ravikant sure think so. Okay, so they might be a bit biased, but the three of them do more than cheerlead in the video below. They explain in easy-to-understand language how this trend came about, and the brave new world of collaborative consumption we may be headed toward. Whether you’re a sharing shaman or completely new to the concept, watch our “Secrets of the Sharing Economy” to hear what the best and brightest in the field have to say:
[Editing and music by David Holmes]
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