crowds, examples, innovation, platforms

Kolabtree.com – The Uber of Scientists

A marketplace is perhaps the only solution to match very specific needs for talent with highly specialized talent (that is poorly utilized within the area of their expertise). Great example of user innovation/work: https://www.kolabtree.com/ Related: The company bringing scientists into the gig economy, Nature, 2020. 11 Best Websites to Find Freelance Jobs and Make Extra… Continue reading Kolabtree.com – The Uber of Scientists

airbnb, humanitarian supply chains

AirBnb’s Open Homes new initiative: Responding to humanitarian aid with good Operations

Through "Airbnb Open Homes", Airbnb — the travel startup that lets individuals rent out private homes or rooms to people as an alternative to hotels — is leveraging its online community of hosts to offer temporary housing to tens of thousands of people displaced by natural disasters or conflict. So far, this program has been successfully… Continue reading AirBnb’s Open Homes new initiative: Responding to humanitarian aid with good Operations