An interview with Renato Galliano, Milan’s Sharing City Project

Fulcro della sperimentazione tecnologica delle pratiche di condivisione, le città sono diventate il centro del dibattito sulle politiche pubbliche che riguardano la sharing economy. Città di tutto il mondo, come Seoul, Amsterdam e Londra, hanno cominciato a implementare programmi, legislazioni e regolamenti-quadro per supportare la sharing economy locale. Una di queste città è Milano, patria […]

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Milan goes into Sharing Mode

  2015 was an intense year for the city of Milan in terms of acknowledgment of the sharing potentialities in the urban context and action planning for its . It’s time to take stock, also in view of the primary elections. As the City Councilor for Labour Policy, Economic Development, Research and University, Cristina Tajani, […]

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1st #co-working session is online: the “collaboration seed” was planted.

Last weekend, on 16 and 17 October LabGov held the first co-working session for  2015-2016. On Friday afternoon, the new LabGovers came together to discuss and to co-design a new idea for Rome together. Students were inspired by foremost experts in the field of regeneration and care of the commons. Each expert, with his or […]

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An Italian way to the Sharing Economy

What is the main component of sharing economy? For sure, it is collaboration. However collaboration can come in many ways, under several circumstances, for different reasons and can be achieved with various methods. And this is enough to explain why sharing economy is mostly a conceptual taboo rather than an established practice. Sometimes it goes […]

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Crowdfunding campaign for SfruttaZero!

Environment, land use and agriculture are particularly relevant issues to discuss in these months. This is due to Expo Milan 2015 and all the discussions carried on about our environment and the way in which all of us are (not) taking care of it. But, with this short article, we want to support and share […]

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WITHYOUWEDO Telecom Italia – Crowdfunding for MappiNa

WITHYOUWEDO Crowdfunding is the Reward Based Crowdfunding platform and Donation Based Crowdfunding Telecom Italia that can support innovative projects by making concrete digital ideas, through the support of the community. 15 projects has been presented and they are now online on the website. Among all projects presented , there is MappiNa- Mappa alternative della città. […]

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You want to be the new Flavio Briatore directly from your PC?! Now you can.

Crowdfunding has shown in the last years to be a viable alternative to conventional sources of financing, and to be especially able to give visibility to a project if is shared from a large public. But, what can be the limit? Looking at more successful projects we can find that most of them are the […]

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Crowdfunding in Mexico, between necessity and dream.

If you think that Mexico it’s only sombreros, nachos and tequila you are wrong, maybe in a few in the cliché-list there will be also crowfunding. Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people. Supported in recent years by increasing internet access, […]

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RENA presents the 1st edition of the Festival of the Communities for Change

On Saturday June 14th 2014, from 10 am to 10 pm, the city of Bologna will host the first RENA Festival of the Communities for Change, at Palazzo Re Enzo. RENA is an independent and plural association centred on young people who want to make Italy an Open, Responsible, Transparent and Balanced country. For the […]

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