A Message from Elle Tucker, Chair, Global Summit Steering Committee and Gang Leader at GangHut

In May this year, in San Francisco, I stood in a room with representatives from sharing economy membership organizations, trade bodies and industry groups from nearly 20 countries around the world, as well as their members.

An exciting moment. Not just because this had simply never happened before, but because it was the start of something amazing, something global – something bigger than the sum of its parts.

The sharing economy is full of exciting moments, which is one of the reasons I’m pretty much obsessed with it. It seems to have the power to join hands around the globe: not surprising really when you think about how it creates real life communities through virtual connections… (continue reading).