Paypal has been able to sustain its strong growth through the introduction of various partnerships across the payments and commerce space.
Ripple uses blockchain technology to disrupt an old industry – cross-border payment
Square has brought millions of transactions online by providing an easy way for SMBs to accept credit cards instead of cash. Subsequently, the company has designed a business model that leverages this powerful data in an elegant way.
Introduced as a messaging app in 2011 by Tencent, WeChat has evolved into lifestyle platform for users in China. With ~850 million monthly active users, it now offers to its users what Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Venmo, Grubhub, Amazon, Uber, Apple Pay, etc. together offer in the West. The blog discusses how WeChat has used the strong network effects to emerge as the one app that rules them all.
Stripe – Redefining the online payments space.
LevelUp, a mobile-first payment and customer loyalty platform is channeling multiple network effects and value capture decisions to disrupt the point of sale experience for consumers and merchants.
Is business-to-business (B2B) payments platform Bill.com competing successfully with network effects?
Fuelled by its user base and network effects PayPal once looked invincible. The network effects have since crumbled and PayPal faces real threats.
WeChat has pioneered the messaging-as-a-platform business model, generating massive revenue from its 600 million active users and capturing value across industries from banking to transportation. Where will it grow next?