This is the fourth episode of my Asia tech class. It is an introduction to Alibaba and platform business models.
- For a shopping mall, credit card and conference (or convention), decide who are the core users, what is the type of interaction, and what is the frequency of interaction? Write it down.
- #3: The basics of Alibaba’s marketplace platform
Here are some notes from the book Platform Revolution.
Concepts for this class:
- Pipelines vs. Digital Platforms
- Digital Superpower: Enables a platform business model.
Companies for this class:
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