Wednesday, Session 1: 10:00–10:40am
Track 2: Collaborative Consumption and the Sharing Economy
Session B: Innovations Enabling The Sharing Economy And Broader Retail Sector
In this session, we’ll hear from venture-backed startups that have developed solutions enabling sharing economy businesses to thrive. These solutions leverage data science to authenticate both customers and providers, and use automated tools to screen, hire and onboard a vast and constantly churning on-demand workforce. We’ll learn how these technologies enable both the sharing economy and traditional businesses—including retailers—to improve both marketing and operational efficiencies.