What should we think about Amazon?

If you’ve read the news over the past few days you probably heard about the latest NY Times story on Amazon’s working conditions and company culture. Since then, there has been a ton of discussion, rebuttals, rebuttals to rebuttals, and general commentary around the issue. […]

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Some thoughts on the end of Homejoy

Last week, on-demand home cleaning service company HomeJoy announced it was closing its doors. This is one of the first big name on-demand economy companies to go under. Despite it’s significant growth, valuation, and VC funding, Homejoy couldn’t solve issues around quality control, customer service, […]

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Hillary and the On-demand economy

It’s been a busy few months in the press for the sharing economy. Uber lost a case against a former driver, it’s financials were leaked to Business Insider, and companies such as Shyp and Instacart decided to move some of their employees from 1099’s to […]

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