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A FRESH START
We could not have started the year better after such an inspiring evening. Our last Meetup of the year was a full house with speakers representing a variety of stakeholders. Critical reflections from the press by Kaya Bouma (Volkskrant), inspiring ways for traditional players to catch up by Martin Smit (Sandd), how the city of Amsterdam will continue to be a sharing city by Nanette Schippers (City of Amsterdam), several pitches from new start-ups, and even the captain of 'pirate' ship Valparaíso: everybody had their say. Which sometimes brought forth quite some discussion. But that is exactly what we aim for at shareNL: to exchange knowledge and viewpoints between different stakeholders. Learn from each other. The drinks after the Meetup therefore quickly turned into a buzzing room filled with new connections, ideas, and opportunities. It gave us all an even better chance to get ready for the future of the collaborative economy in this crisp and fresh new year. Want to know exactly how?Read the key take-aways of the Meetup here. We are happy to have so many different parties around us that inspire us with their innovative and pioneering developments. Of course, as always, we strive to offer plenty of relevant inspiration in return. Our resolution for 2017. Happy sharing! - the shareNL team
AMSTERDAM AND AIRBNB: A STEP FORWARD? What are the pro's and cons of the renewed regulations? Pieter joined a panel discussion between several political parties, the municipality of Amsterdam, and the founder of Iambnb: watch the video of the debate here.
PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 Will blockchain power a personal data revolution? What's the deal with 'splinternet'? And how will social movements change health? Nesta and The Next Webpredict how the collaborative economy will shift.
WE MEET AGAIN, JAPAN!We already showed our faces on national Japanese tv, and of course during the Tokyo Share! Summit. And Japan will see even more of us very soon: last week we were visited by one of Japans' national newspapers, which will feature us in a story about the collaborative economy. Curious about more developments in Asia that shareNL engaged in last month? Make sure to check out this video of Pieters keynote during the Seoul Sharing Festival (and if your Korean is a bit rusty: the next newsletter will contain a video in which Pieter is not dubbed;). Let's keep the international sharing going in 2017!
INCLUSIVENESS TO COMBAT POVERTY Although the 40% of Dutch population who live at risk of poverty could greatly benefit from sharing, few people actually do. How can we encourage people to take action? Samantha tackeled this question with the Young Changemakers Community during an Impact Hub and starters4communities event.
The group stressed the importance and appeal of the social aspect of sharing, and suggested ways to strengthen this aspect. Looking to join in on discussions like this, or talk about other related subjects? As of this year we will have Thirsty Thursdays! Keep an eye on our social media for more details.
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