Etsy is the two-sided platform for arts, crafts, and unique products. But how big can this company grow by only servicing a market more fragmented than SMBs?
Combining the world's top fashion brands and retailers, a robust search engine, and a compelling cash back loyalty program, The Modalist aims to elevate the online shopping experience.
The up-and-down story of this consumer subscription startup illustrates the difficulty and importance of getting the platform business model right.
As a developing e-commerce ecosystem in Indonesia, Tokopedia expands its business vertically and horizontally through innovation and keeps staying ahead.
Overtime, different organisations and individuals have tried to create new marketplaces and platforms to deal with the many inefficiencies, frictions, high transaction costs and suboptimal outcomes that occur within the housing market each time that a home is bought or sold.
Etsy continues to craft its own way to the top
Though they will have to be wary of competitors in the market in the coming years, Farfetch seems to have found the recipe for success as a platform in the e-commerce fashion space.
How adding value to both sides and using network effects to their advantage, Yelp has become the go-to-place to discover local businesses. But is that sustainable?
BlaBlaCar – the RyanAir of Road – has built a community of 40 million users around trustworthy carpooling. Born in Paris and already proved its worth in Europe, BlaBlaCar is now expanding to emerging markets as it provides last minute travel options and cost savings for both riders and passengers. This blog highlights how BlaBlaCar has disrupted road travel.
Minted is re-imagining the online marketplace model by using crowdsourcing to curate its collection of designs