Finally asking ourselves ‘what did we do before Venmo?’ and ‘how does Venmo create value?’
Venmo replaces cash and checks with a digital peer to peer transfer app and is spurring the shift towards the digital wallet
Venmo, the PayPal-owned peer-to-peer payments app, is one of the best-known and largest disruptive fintech companies.
Venmo uses network effects to make social network their business.
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Venmo has grown with strong direct network effects, but has been unable to crack the indirect network effects.