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StepLadder's Matthew Addison and the Trust Economy

Originally published on fahrenheit-212 in Sept 2018, by Tom Grey


As part of our Innovator’s Circle thought-leadership program, we invited a panel of speakers to discuss the Trust Economy. Here is a summary of our lessons learnt.

In the old world, consumers were accustomed to placing trust in big institutions purely because of their authority and longevity. The erosion of this institutional trust in recent years has caused a change in attitude towards a more collective trust which places trust in the crowd and the opinions of cohorts.

This new world economy is being harnessed by newly launched and established start-ups. We’ve identified four levers that these successful businesses are using to win in the Trust Economy:Transparency, Customer Centricity, Value Exchange and Purpose.

With our panel of speakers from Thriva, StepLadder and Amazon, we explored how they used these levers to launch, grow and succeed in this new era of the Trust Economy.

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Matt is the Founder and CEO of StepLadder. He started StepLadder to make a lasting positive impact on UK first-time home buyers and fix a broken system

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