A platform built on the power (and fear) of information
Zillow, the property-sale platform, exists in between an online and physical world.
This post explores how SoundCloud built a successful digital music platform.
South East Asian equivalent to Alibaba and its role in building Chinese eCommerce, Lazada has pioneered online shopping in the region by building its eCommerce platform and becoming the online destination site for consumers and one-stop gateway to the region for local and international brands.
Gongxinbao (GXB), a start-up in China, provides a trustworthy and consumer-centric marketplace for data exchange by building a blockchain-based decentralized platform. Will this adoption of new technology allow GXB defeat other incumbents in the platform market? Can GXB’s business model solve issues that currently hinder the growth of data exchange market?
TURO – Can AirBNB and Uber combine to eliminate the need to own a vehicle all together?
Before Uber, Facebook, Airbnb and the App Store, there was Steam
Waze, an app that tracks real time traffic and road conditions from drivers’ phones, uses huge amounts of data to better route people to their destinations.
How human powered translation on the go is emerging from failure
Busy “yuppies” with messy apartments used to be stuck with two unappealing options: either go for an expensive cleaning firm that often caters to commercially managed buildings or the gray market where immigrants with questionable legal statuses work for below […]