What do Google, Facebook, Alibaba, Uber, Airbnb have in common apart from the fact that they are some of the most valuable start-ups of the recent years? They are all platforms businesses! The success of these envied companies has made the platform business model the holy grail of business models.
The Subscription Business Model has found its way into most consumer product categories (newspapers, music/video streaming, books, food, clothing, groceries, toiletries, cars, bicycles and many more). While some establish companies still struggle to create their own offering, Amazon has already created the possibly most lucrative Subscription Business Model offering and still continues to invest massively into its expansion … learn from the best
Check out our presentation on Uber and learn about the 14 vital elements of the sharing economy business model and see how it grows much faster than traditional business models.
Zipcar is a successful start-up using an on-demand business model. Uber is a representative of the sharing economy (in the wider definition). Learn about their innovations and their business models by comparing them to each other.
“The sharing economy coordinates exchanges between individuals in much the same way as a traditional market, but does so:
– in a flexible,
– self-governing, and
– potentially revolutionary way.”