The Platform Stack #1
Web3 network effects: Designing for forkability - Sangeet Paul Choudary
Web3 platforms need to actively design for both composability and forkability in order to create enduring competitive advantage
Thin Platforms - Ben Thompson
Browsers and Regulation; Thin Platforms, Bundling, and Unbundling - Ben Thompson
The lessons regulators should learn from the Microsoft antitrust case, and how Thin Platforms are part of the unbundling and bundling cycle.
Framing a Portfolio of Platform-Ecosystem strategies inside an Organization - Simone Cicero
How can an organization successfully map multiple markets and coordinate product-platform strategies so as to optimize resources, reduce double spending, and increase chances of success? Here’s Boundaryless approach to portfolio innovation
SE2E01 - Lessons from two decades in two-sided platforms - Casey Winters
How Eventbrite transitioned from a SaaS into a marketplace, and how that gave them additional value propositions to both supply and demand ?
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Deal size > $10m; includes platform companies only; non-exhaustive list
Astro | Delivery & Logistics Platform | Jakarta, Indonesia
ASTRO Indonesia is a quick commerce start-up platform that provides groceries and essentials in 15 mins.
BigBasket | Food & Grocery Marketplace | Bengaluru, India
BigBasket is an online food and grocery store that delivers personal and household needs right to the customer's doorstep.
Felux | B2B Marketplace | Cleveland, United States
Felux is a B2B marketplace and supply chain platform for the steel and industrial industries.
Florence | Marketplace | London, United Kingdom
Florence is an online marketplace that connects vacant care home shifts to local nurses and carers looking for extra work
getquin | Social Network | Berlin, Germany
getquin is the social network for investors.
Guild Education | Learning Platform | Denver, United States
Guild Education is a learning platform that offers classes, programs, and degrees for working adults.
Let’s Do This | Events Marketplace |San Francisco, United States
Let’s Do This is an online marketplace that features almost every endurance event on the planet.
Super | Commerce & Logistics Platform| Surabaya, Indonesia
Super is a social commerce platform that enables leaders to become self-made entrepreneurs and builds logistics network.
Upway | eBikes Marketplace | Gennevilliers, France
Upway is building Europe's leading marketplace for reconditioned e-bikes.
Yummy | Delivery Platform | San Francisco, United States
Yummy develops a food delivery app that operates across Latin America.
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