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Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman

Founder, Collaborative Lab

Rachel Botsman is the founder of the Collaborative Lab, an innovation consultancy working with startups, brands, and public services on solutions based on collaborative consumption. As a partner at Collaborative Fund, she helped lead the charge into a sharing economy, advising companies like Skillshare, Kickstarter, Taskrabbit, Rentcycle, and CultureKitchen. She is the author of What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption.

The 20th century was about hyper-consumption, but the 21st century will be defined by collaborative consumption. It's that transformative. People are just now beginning to connect the dots.