Why Lazada vs. Shopee Is Faster Horse vs. Better Jockey (Jeff’s Asia Tech Class – Podcast 40)


In this class, I talk how to fairly basic platform business models (Shopee, Lazada) compete. As the capabiltiies and strategies are similar this is mostly about operational performance and management over time.

You can listen here or at iTunes, Google Podcasts and Himalaya.

This is part of Learning Goals: Level 6, with a focus on:
  • #23: SMILE Operational Marathon

Concepts for this class:

  • Multihoming
  • Management Track Record and Incentives

Companies for this class:

  • Lazada
  • Shopee


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