In this podcast, Jeffrey Towson discusses the three effects of network effects, and how they can be used to create a competitive advantage. He also talks about So-Young, a Chinese marketplace for beauty services, and how it is using network effects to grow its business.
Shopee / Garena / Sea Limited (SE) was one of the biggest investment opportunities of 2020. With the share price rising 4x during the year. And this followed a similar 4x rise the previous year. I flagged this one early based on its outstanding platform strategy. I covered this in Podcast 29 Can Shopee / […]
There is an interesting company in China called MyTherapist. It is a digital marketplace platform for services. But instead of connecting consumers with drivers and restaurants, it connects them with therapists and life coaches. That is a really interesting idea and highlights how marketplace platforms are really still in their infancy. Marketplace platforms began with […]