This is how 500+ SCMers look from the behind. :)
Competition could be heating up between Google and Amazon in the (US) services marketplace too.
Official, Canadian "Facebook-for-classifieds" VarageSale raises 4th round $34m from Sequoia et al
Why Airbnb has the perfect business model for Cuba
US C2C Marketplace app Gone! goes national. Also, it recognizes receipts in your inbox & uploads items automagically…
Google Loses eBay Classifieds To adMarketplace On-Site Search Ads
Auto Trader presses ahead with London listing in March
Do you still create business plans to launch a new project / venture / company? If yes, read and comment.
Is the "father of the internet" getting senile or all we all doomed?
See how startups are unbundling @craigslist and other horizontal marketplaces through raising $9bn from VCs:
Rocket Internet-Backed Car Listings Site Carmudi Raises $25M To Fuel Growth In Asia And Mexico
What would the world look like if we could create 100,000 new entrepreneurs (outside silicon valley)?
Lamudi, Rocket Internet's Property Portal For Emerging Markets, Raises $18M by @jonrussell
Some marketplace news from CH: @Tamedia acquires Ricardo Group:
Should communities (users) of @Uber or @Airbnb own their applications? What are the upsides and downsides?
Content + User Interface + User Experience
Why do startups fail? Nice visualization via @AlexOsterwalder
a16z on the future of online marketplaces:
How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Reshape the Economy by 2025