Shared Ownership/Sharing Economy

  • Shared ownership, usually of expensive or highly specific goods
  • Can be shared ownership between individuals or through ‘rent’-like services
  • Increases individual purchasing power by fractionalizing ownership, e.g. timeshares
  • Digital layer lessens convenience and cost impacts on individuals owners by coordinating access and service; may include insurance or expanded warranties
  • Barter or swap (either of goods or services) may be critical component to increasing usership


  • Getaround
  • Ford co-leasing
  • Tool libraries
  • Bagborrowsteal, renttherunway
  • Zipcar
  • Sharegrid