The rise and fall of Uber – A blessing for start- ups

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Ten years ago two entrepreneurs had a “what if?” idea that grew into a company whose name is synonymous with ride hailing. In the winter of 2008, Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp first discussed the idea of a ride sharing app, allegedly, when not finding a ride after attending a conference in Paris.  In March […]

How the Sharing Economy is Shaking Up The Insurance Industry

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There has been much talk in the past few years about the new gig and sharing economy, and how it will change our society as a whole. The rise of companies like Uber and Airbnb has given consumers more options, but has also invited criticism of how these companies are avoiding shouldering their expected burdens. […]