Why Uniswap’s Protocol Is a Threat to Coinbase’s Marketplace (Tech Strategy – Podcast 120)


This week’s podcast is about how web 3.0 is creating three types of marketplaces:

  • Digital platforms (web 2.0), such as a Taobao
  • Platform-protocol hybrids, such as Coinbase
  • Protocol networks, such as Uniswap

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From the Concept Library, concepts for this article are:

  • Marketplace Platforms
  • Protocol Networks
  • Platform-Protocol Hybrids (PPH)
  • Blockchain

From the Company Library, companies for this article are:

  • Coinbase
  • Uniswap


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