If you know me, you know I ramble on about Platforms. They are very specific things. I love the writing and work of Sangeet Paul Choudary.

He Highlights ..

  1. scalable gatekeeping
  2. spare capacity
  3. aggregating highly fragmented markets
  4. transparency to help buyers and sellers understand each other better
  5. creating intelligence for increased efficiency

... as the 5 key aspects that are unique to platforms - and IMHO - why they will win.

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