history of the on demand economy infographic

20 Milestones in the History of the On-Demand Economy [Infographic]

The on-demand economy is defined as the economic activity created by digital marketplaces that fulfills consumer demands via immediate access to and convenient provisioning of goods and services.

This trend is redefining commerce around the world and showing no signs of slowing down. According to a recent report, on-demand companies have received over $4.8 billion in capital investment, with $2.2 billion invested in the last 12 months alone (theondemandeconomy.org). The on-demand transportation industry has received over $2.1 billion in financing and on-demand food delivery services are revolutionizing the $683 US restaurant industry. We are rapidly expanding our on-demand concierge selling service Gone across the United States.

So when did the on-demand revolution begin and what’s next? This infographic outlines some of the leading on-demand services which have bloomed over the years to make our day to day lives simpler and more efficient.

History of the on demand economy

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Hey West Coast! We’re Bringing Pickup Service to Bay Area & Seattle

Great news for everyone on the west coast – Gone has just launched its concierge service in Seattle and all throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

What Does This Mean?

With Gone’s awesome concierge service, selling your unwanted electronics is simple! All you need to do is upload a photo of your item to the app or send it to (415) 980-4663, and we’ll handle the entire selling process for you. We’ll pick up the item at your location, package it, contact buyers, negotiate the deal, and ship the item for you. All you have to do is get paid!

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