Collaborative Consumption at Digital Shoreditch

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<ul><li> 1. Collaborating in London (yourhelp requested)Raj Singh, CEO, Sooqini@trajsingh, raj@sooqini.com1 </li> <li> 2. sooqini.com Part of the Gigeconomy: The placeto get stuff done Share your skills withyour local community,and make money 10K+ people inLondon, requestingstuff, and doing stuff2 </li> <li> 3. Some friends of Sooqi3 </li> <li> 4. Definition Collaborative consumption: sharing access/use ofthings rather than outright ownership, gettingstuff done together Not exactly a new idea, but technology is bringingit back to prominence, driven by the economy Mostly works well where some level of trust /social capital can be established between theparticipants4 </li> <li> 5. UnDefinitions Some level of non-monetary motivation Use local providers Be environmentally friendly Drive social change Light greens v. dark greens Focus on changing the world, not profit We are (doomed) to repeat ourselves5 </li> <li> 6. Leap of faith or BAU?6SelfGroupKnown UnknownCollconsTeamIndividual Co-working </li> <li> 7. Global perspective London/UK participate in the global phenomenon And have our own players too GoCarShare, Hailo OneFineStay, Room Central Streetbank, Streetlife ShareMyStorage, RentMyItems Ratedpeople, peopleperhour Not forgetting the role of government (E.g. Borisbikes), UKTI TechCity, SEIS/EIS7 </li> <li> 8. London Unique as a hub across many sectors finance, tech, media, government, culture:ideal for cross-pollination and collaboration Meets the requirements for collcons: scale,capacity, abundance, trust between strangers 8.5MM inhabitants, ~</li></ul>