17 maj 2018

Sharing economy vs. Platform cooperativism

What drives the sharing economy and why do we participate? What actors are involved in its emergence and what kind of shape will it adopt? Be it Volvo, Husqvarna or Ikea, established corporations have increasingly showed interest in leveraging sharing economy principles – by means of sharing, swapping, bartering, collaborating, gifting, lending or accessing. Gianluca will talk about the various facets of this new field, including its manifestation across industries and the rich tapestry of platforms prevalent in Sweden.

The talk will be followed by a discussion that leads us to new forms of collaborations through platform cooperativism.
About the presenter
Gianluca is a PhD researcher at Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan i Stockholm).

Gianluca’s research revolves around the question of how ICT-enables markets are formed through digitalization. In particular, he is fascinated by shared mobility and the question of how we create more sustainable means of transportation.

Coompanion Stockholm
Coompanion Stockholm provides free advice and counceling for social entreprenours and groups that want to start or just started a company. We are financed by the growth agency Tillväxtverket, Stockholms stad and Södertälje kommun.

Datum: 17 maj
Tid: kl 18.00 – 19.45
Plats: Coompanion, Impact hub Stockholm, Luntmakargatan 25, Stockholm

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