Why Uniswap’s Protocol Is a Threat to Coinbase’s PPH Marketplace (Asia 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 You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes and Google Podcasts. Here is my new book: Moats and Marathons (Part 1): How to Build […]

Why Uniswap’s Protocol Is a Threat to Coinbase’s PPH Marketplace (Asia 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 You can listen to this podcast here or at iTunes and Google Podcasts. Here is my new book: Moats and Marathons (Part 1): How to Build […]

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Web 3.0 Companies Can Use Tokens and DAOs as Competitive Weapons in 3 Big Ways (Asia Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

In Part 1, I did a quick summary of the strange mix of ideas that is “web 3.0”. Blockchain, a new technology paradigm. Decentralization, which moves control away from corporate and government authorities. And back to users and contributors. New forms of governance based more on consensus and community. But I haven’t really talked about the […]

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Coinbase and the Tech Uncertainties of Platform-Protocol Hybrids (3 of 3) (Asia Tech Strategy – Daily Article)

In Part 1 and Part 2, I laid out my approach to web 3.0 business models. These are sometimes called “decentralized platforms”. Or “protocols”. I don’t really buy either of these as I think they overemphasize the decentralized aspect. And that is rarely enough to win as a competitive service. I think most of the […]

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