Print Money Like Mark Zuckerberg: Understanding Platform Economics

Apologies for the slightly clickbait-y title. But it’s true: Everybody wants to build a platform – the term has become inflationary in startup and innovation circles. That’s understandable because successful platforms are amongst the most profitable and most rapidly growing businesses in the world. However, building a successful platform is exceedingly Read more…

By Andreas Goeldi, ago
Industry analysis

The Smartphone Revolution: Why the App Store Was More Important Than the iPhone

It’s probably fairly obvious that the smartphone has been the most impactful technological innovation of the past two decades. Few technologies have influenced daily life as much as the always-connected supercomputers we carry in our pockets. The smartphone has changed how we communicate, work, shop, travel, consume media, date, socialize Read more…

By Andreas Goeldi, ago