Amongst all the food delivery platforms benefitting from the COVID-19 induced growth spurt, DoorDash seems to be winning basis its strong platform strategy.
A closer look at the Airbnb of education
TaskRabbit is an online and mobile marketplace that matches freelance labor with local demand, allowing consumers to find immediate help with everyday tasks, including cleaning, moving, delivery and handyman work.
As Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”Coursera is attempting to do just that by providing “world-class learning for anyone, anywhere”.
Introduction of Souche Souche is the largest used car trading service provider in China and has pioneered the S2b2c model in China’s auto industry. By the end of 2017, the sales volume through its platform already exceeded $24 billion, increased […]
Etsy stands its ground against Amazon giant
A door down from WeWork, there is LiquidSpace. Both companies are pursuing a modern approach to the office space marketplace, but LiquidSpace has stayed truer to the rules of platform strategy.
See how a 179-year-old company has created the go-to platform for the agricultural industry, allowing John Deere to compete against both other farm equipment manufacturers as well as new Ag Tech entrants.
Chunyu Doctor (春雨医生) is an online telemedicine platform in China. Among the telemedicine companies in China, it has the largest Internet penetration rate, and it has accumulated more than $100 million in capital. In September 2016, Cycares, the international branch of Chunyu Doctor, completed its series C venture capital fund raising round, raising $50 million, the largest round of venture funding ever achieved in the Chinese telemedicine industry.
The Zillow recipe for platform success: Give away data and tools, sell ads and services, buy up competitors and platform-enhancing technologies.