Dante Disparte, Chairperson of ASP’s Business Council for American Security, was recently featured on Linkedin’s Pulse. Disparte focused on the economic risk facing of asset-less economies, namely Uber and Airbnb.
As Uber continues to make headlines with both fawning stories of its hyper-valuation and grim tales of popular dissent, it is clear that risk is beginning to creep through the cracks of the asset-less economy. Economic risk always follows economic gain and the so-called disrupters are particularly vulnerable to this exposure. As the mounting case against Uber mutates from angered taxi drivers to now include state and national legislators, asset-less firms are not only fending off massive legal and regulatory complexity, the very essence of their business model and thus their survival is in the crosshairs.
The full piece can be read here.
Disparte is the CEO of Risk Cooperative, a specialized strategy, risk and capital mgmt firm and a graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business and Harvard Business School. He is also Chairperson of the Washington DC HBS Club.