Co-Founder & CEO, Sharetribe
Juho Makkonen is a long time collaborative economy enthusiast and Helsinki connector of global collaborative economy network OuiShare. He currently serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of a Helsinki-based company Sharetribe. Sharetribe has created an open source software product that makes it easy for platform co-ops, cities or aspiring entrepreneurs to create their own peer-to-peer or labor marketplace, in the spirit of Airbnb or Uber, in one day, without technical skills. Sharetribe is used by more than 600 companies, non-profits or other organizations in 50 countries. More information: https://www.sharetribe.com/
How a “non-techie” used open source to launch Cycle.land in a few days and just eight months later raised £400k in equity crowdfunding.
This session, aimed at software developers, will explore the various platforms and groups working on interoperable apps and projects with the objective of encouraging greater collaboration and standardisation within open source software development.