Threads Will Beat Twitter (Assuming Good Engagement and Product Market Fit) (Tech Strategy – Podcast 171)

In this episode of the Tech Strategy Podcast, Jeff Towson explores the potential of Threads to surpass Twitter, given the right product-market fit. He provides a detailed analysis of both platforms, their strengths, weaknesses, and potential growth trajectories. Don’t miss this insightful discussion on the future of social media platforms.

How WeChat Became the Everything App (Tech Strategy – Podcast 167)

In this week’s podcast, we focus on the phenomenon of WeChat, an app that has embedded itself into daily life as the ‘everything app’. I provide a strategic breakdown of how WeChat managed to achieve this status. Tune in to understand the graphics, slides, and insights shared on this platform, also available on iTunes and Google Podcasts

The Rise of Alibaba in 10 Slides (1 of 2) (Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

Years ago, I started mapping out the evolution of Alibaba with pictures. I was having a hard time keeping all the moving parts in mind. And I was becoming more and more convinced that digital company development is path dependent. What comes next depends on what just happened. Microsoft is only capable of its current […]

Will GoTo “Win it All” in Indonesia? (Tech Strategy – Podcast 123)

GoTo is a digital platform that combines the services of two of Indonesia’s largest tech companies: Gojek and Tokopedia. The company has a strong presence in the country’s e-commerce and ride-hailing markets, and it is growing rapidly. However, GoTo faces stiff competition from other tech giants like Alibaba and Tencent.

5 Predictions for Nubank 2.0 (Asia Tech Strategy – Podcast 116)

In his latest Tech Strategy podcast, Jeff Towson delves into how digitalization is revolutionizing traditional barriers to entry. Drawing from his new book, ‘Moats and Marathons’, Towson examines six levels of competition, particularly focusing on those assets that can’t be easily built, bought, or transferred. From reputation and loyalty to unique technological capabilities, this episode offers a deep dive into the realities of competing in the digital age​.

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What Everyone is Getting Wrong About Snowflake (Tech Strategy – Podcast 105)

In this episode of the Tech Strategy podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses what everyone is getting wrong about Snowflake. Towson argues that Snowflake is a “data ecosystem” company with a compelling digital business model. He believes that Snowflake could become the next Google or Microsoft. Towson also discusses the importance of data in the digital economy and how Snowflake is positioned to capitalize on this trend.