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Investment Opportunities in the Sharing Economy

Investment Opportunities in the Sharing Economy

he sharing economy allows people to share assets, resources, time, and skills across Internet-based platforms. There has been immense growth in the sharing economy over the last decade and this is likely to grow even more steeply. While the sharing economy presents an avenue of vast opportunity, it also ushers in unprecedented challenges primarily related to the relevance of choices and the risks associated with collaborative consumption. Companies handling this successfully are likely to dominate the market in the next decade. This report analyses the investment opportunities in the sharing economy, assesses funding patterns and estimates the future outlook for this sector.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Research Scope and Definition
    • Scope and Definitions
    • Key Objectives
    • Key Terms
    • Market Background
    • Research Methodology
  • Introduction to the Sharing Economy
    • Case Study of Airbnb-From Start-up to Giant
    • Market Trends
    • Industry Challenges
    • Market Segmentation
    • Sharing Economy-Goods
    • Sharing Economy-Learning
    • Sharing Economy-Services
    • Sharing Economy-Utilities
    • Sharing Economy-Logistics
    • Sharing Economy-Transportation
    • Sharing Economy-Space
    • Sharing Economy-Corporate
    • Sharing Economy-Food
    • Sharing Economy-Money
    • Sharing Economy-Municipal
    • Sharing Economy-Health
    • Sharing Economy-Reputation and Identity
  • Funding Patterns
    • Funding in the Sharing Economy
    • The Shared Economy Funding in Perspective
    • Funding Size Analysis
    • Top Start-Up Companies by Funding Received
    • Top Start-Up Companies by Valuation
    • Funding by Industry
  • The Shared Economy-What the Future Has in Store
    • Alternative Modes of Funding
    • M&A Prospects
  • Conclusion
    • Interpretation of Key Transaction Metrics

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