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.

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