Are we ready for Collaborative Consumption?

Sara Ohlsson is CEO and founder of the HinnerDu.se platform. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Our service HinnerDu.se works better in cities than in rural areas. Maybe it’s because you don’t need Internet to connect people in the [...]

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Seriously better things, easily shared

Lisa Gansky is the author of The Mesh – Why the Future of Business is Sharing. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Most companies have stubbornly stuck to various twists on a single tried-and- true formula: Create a product [...]

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Power to the people

Markus Wiklander is founder and CEO of Emues.com. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. We have built a platform where music fans can influence and develop the offering of live music, concerts, shows and clubs. By fans suggesting concerts [...]

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The interest graph – what’s it to you?

Tine Thygesen is the founder and CEO of Everplaces. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Collaborative consumption and the interest graph is two of the topics featured at Media Evolution The Conference in August. To get people engaged on [...]

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Mythbusting: “Spotify doesn’t give any money to artists”

Kalle Magnusson runs the music label Hybris that released the debut albums of artists such as Jonathan Johansson, Familjen, El Perro del Mar, Vapnet and Korallreven. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Collaborative consumption is one of the topics [...]

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Buying and selling longevity

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Recently, I realized I’m increasingly buying longevity. I think it’s so inspiring [...]

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Create a community to secure supply

Lauren Anderson is the Community Director for Collaborative Consumption and will speak at The Conference 2012. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. Companies like Airbnb, TaskRabbit, Whipcar and Skillshare are changing the way we think about the things we [...]

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Services that give us access – from cars to music

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. One of the main reasons why the collaborative consumption trend is happening [...]

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Owning access – collaborative consumption

Martin Thörnkvist is a media market analyst at Media Evolution and runs the music company Songs I Wish I Had Written. The text is taken from our publication “Access over ownership”, about the trend of wanting access to things instead of owning them. In the last couple of centuries, we have increasingly accumulated our own [...]

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Ability to create stories in time and space

Per Johansson runs his own company, Diakrino, and is co-founder of the think tank Infontology.The text is taken from our publication “Internet of Things”, about how the media industries can benefit from a network of connected things. The Internet of Things could be constructed so that things become ”bridges” that enable people to come into [...]

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