You can always get what you want: Uber, Etsy & oDesk Discuss [event]

- January 30, 2013 3 MIN READ

The Internet has driven disruptions in just about every industry, but it has also disrupted something more fundamental — how we access what we want. The first era of online marketplaces brought fast, direct access to all types of consumer goods, including books, appliances, and electronics. But a new generation of online platforms has reimagined this model, providing on-demand, frictionless access to services provided by talented online professionals, luxury drivers, creators and curators.


Startup darling UBER goes public in Sydney

- December 3, 2012 2 MIN READ

UBER, “Everyone’s Private Driver,” is a smartphone app that connects riders with nearby high quality transport around the world. Download the free UBER app, set your pickup location and within minutes a professional driver will pick you up in a luxury car and drop you off at your destination, all without pulling out your wallet.