All you need to know about Uber


All you need to know about Uber

1. Do you think Uber can be successful in Japan? Why or Why not?

2. Uber is what is known as a "disruptive innovation"*?
Do you think these innovations are generally good or bad for the economy?

Other recent examples of disruptive innovations:
Skype - free phone calls!
Air BnB - Very cheap accommodation
Netflix - On demand TV
Youtube - Personalized TV

*A disruptive innovation is an innovation that helps create a new market and value network, and eventually disrupts an existing mar-ket and value network (over a few years or decades), displacing an earlier technology.

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