Local Governments Blocking Competition and Hurting Consumers

For several years, car-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have been fighting battles in cities across the country. City councils, at the urging of taxi cartels and other interest groups, have attempted to regulate these new services, sometimes out of existence. Uber and Lyft provided a new service that cut into the entrenched and protected […]

The Sharing Economy

One of the more interesting developments in the tech startup scene has been the proliferation of companies capitalizing on what some call the sharing economy. These companies facilitate commerce between two private entities to make a financial transaction. The most popular companies facilitating these interactions are Airbnb, which connects travelers with people who have spare […]