gig economy

Local Insights On Airbnb In San Francisco
Local Insights On Airbnb In San Francisco
December 02, 2016  |  Merchant Innovation

Twenty, 10, even six years ago, most (if any) had neither the technological capability nor the foresight to imagine the future of the homeshare and...

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Navigating The Regulatory Labyrinth Of Gig Economy Payments
Navigating The Regulatory Labyrinth Of Gig Economy Payments
November 21, 2016  |  Gig Economy

Scale is the Holy Grail for firms big and small — but as on-demand platforms and digital marketplaces venture into far-flung locales, payments processes must...

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Regulation, Competition Major Issues Facing Gig Economy
Regulation, Competition Major Issues Facing Gig Economy
November 18, 2016  |  Gig Economy

What is it exactly about the rising gig economy that makes businesses, workers and consumers alike so willing to fork over cash for the chance to...

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Gig Workers Cannibalize Rides/Rooms Payroll Spots — And More?
Gig Workers Cannibalize Rides/Rooms Payroll Spots — And More?
November 07, 2016  |  Gig Economy

The gig economy is the future. But does the gig economy also presage the hobbling of the traditional, non-gig economy? In a Wall Street Journal column last week, Mark Muro, a Brookings Institution senior...

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Seven Things To Know About The Gig Economy
Seven Things To Know About The Gig Economy
November 04, 2016  |  News

Mobile devices, apps, new technologies have given birth to new platforms that match supply and demand easier than ever before. And the ability to embed...

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Taking A Pulse On The New Gig Economy
Taking A Pulse On The New Gig Economy
November 03, 2016  |  Gig Economy

From food delivery to ridesharing, babysitting to dog walking, it’s hard to find a service today that isn’t available “on-demand,” but the growing gig economy...

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Matchmaking For The Marketplaces
Matchmaking For The Marketplaces
November 02, 2016  |  Matchmakers

What can matchmakers learn from a college kid selling stuff on Amazon Marketplace from his dorm room? How to launch a profitable matchmaker from day...

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Councilman, Labor Groups Help Pass Gig Employee Protections In NYC
Councilman, Labor Groups Help Pass Gig Employee Protections In NYC
October 28, 2016  |  Gig Economy

New York City Council Member Brad Lander took to the steps of City Hall on Thursday, accompanied by the Freelancers Union and gig economy workers,...

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Is Gigging The New American Workforce?
Is Gigging The New American Workforce?
October 25, 2016  |  Gig Economy

The gig economy — employees working in short-term, ad hoc positions and the companies employing them — is BOOMING. According to the inaugural PYMNTS Gig...

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