The sharing economy allows people to share assets, resources, time, and skills across Internet-based platforms. There has been immense growth in the sharing economy over the last decade and this is likely to grow even more steeply. While the sharing economy presents an avenue of vast opportunity, it also ushers in unprecedented challenges primarily related to the relevance of choices and the risks associated with collaborative consumption. Companies handling this successfully are likely to dominate the market in the next decade. This report analyses the investment opportunities in the sharing economy, assesses funding patterns and estimates the future outlook for this sector.