Plenty of analysts, market-watchers, and thought leaders are excited about Uber, Airbnb, and the advent of the so-called "sharing economy."
Here's the thing: The sharing economy isn't for everybody.
Why not? Because, as we learned in the sandbox, not everyone wants to share.
I’m not talking about the people who want to share what belongs to others. Such as ride in someone’s car, rent a room in an apartment, or share a meal at a stranger’s table. They are actually more akin to borrowers, or purchasers, in a traditional sense.Although they are certainly part of the equation, the question is whether the real sharers and their financial backers are willing to back the notion of a vast array of industries whose regulatory landscape is just taking shape...