A Swiss startup partnering with Siemens draws inspiration from crowdsourcing, as well as a certain ridesharing company.
Not long ago, hundreds of startups popped up essentially stating they cloned Uber’s business model, but applied it to a different industry. For instance, there’s Wag, the Uber for dog walkers. Meanwhile, Plowz&Mowz is an Uber for snow plowing and yard work, while Shortcut is an Uber for getting a haircut.
Source: Internet of Things Institute