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Prianca Padmanabhan

Recent Posts

It Takes More than a Platform to Succeed in the Sharing Economy

In an article for Medium, Sangeet Paul Choudary (@sanguit) discusses the pitfalls of the sharing economy and how a platform may not cut it. As of recently, a new variety of vertical-specific platforms have emerged, creating two classes of new opportunities: higher end gigs and real world gig coordination, allowing people with spare time to find an extra income source.

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Topics: Sharing Economy

DoorDash Partners with b8ta For Tech Gadget Delivery

In a recent article for TechCrunch, Megan Rose Dickey (@meganrosedickey) discusses a partnership that will make getting tech supplies a lot easier. DoorDash, known for its on-demand food delivery service, and newly launched retail store b8ta have teamed up to provide on-demand gadget delivery.

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Topics: Marketplace

The Sharing Economy in Helsinki

In a recent article for Shareable, Anna Bergren Miller (@abergrenmiller) discusses the booming sharing economy in Helsinki. The capital of Finland has accumulated a wide range of sharing economy platforms as well as services. According to Pasi Mäenpää, a researcher in the University of Helsinki’s Department of Sociology, "There are both big and small examples, innovative and everyday ones, of how sharing takes place."

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Topics: Sharing Economy

8 Steps to Creating Your 2016 Career Growth Plan

In a recent article for Entrepreneur, Sujan Patel (@sujanpatel) gives us insight into his eight best steps for creating a winning career growth plan. After all, a solid plan has the power to commandeer your career and implement success. Here are his eight steps:

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Topics: Marketing

How To Go From A Trailer Park to Partners With Facebook In A Year

In a recent article for Entrepreneur, Logan Kugler (@logankugler) discusses the unforgettable day that changed Jeremy Greene’s life. Greene created a social media app called PingTank that allows users to customize photos with animation overlays, and at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, Zuckerberg announced that the latest version of Facebook Messenger would include a direct integration of PingTank.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

Airbnb Releases NYC Home-Sharing Data

Despite the rough history Airbnb has had with New York City regulators, they have begun sharing data on the ways that people share their homes with guests in the 5 boroughs of Manhattan, including statistics like host earnings, types of listings and how often people rent out their homes. In an article for The New York Times, Mike Isaac (@MikeIsaac) shares the story.

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Topics: Marketplace

How YPlan is Succeeding by Helping You Have Fun

In an article for VentureBeat, Paul Sawers (@psawyers) discusses the success of YPlan, a company based out of London that helps you choose events to partake in on a given day. On YPlan, you can browse local events by date, then narrow down by type and book directly through the app.

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Topics: Marketplace

7 Tools to Run a 7 Figure Business

In a recent article for Entrepreneur, Adam Callinan (@Adam_Callinan) discusses the new tools being introduced that allow for technological automation and scaling. He recommends the following 7 tools to save a lot of time and headaches.  

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Topics: Marketplace

12 Cool Products Seeking Funding on Kickstarter

In a recent article for SFGate, Peter Gasca (@petergasca) discusses some new, innovative productivity tools that are being launched for crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

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