Mike Williams shares three practical lessons on how to bootstrap online marketplaces. All taken from his experience building and scaling Studiotime – today the largest online marketplace for booking music studios.
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Business model, Marketing & Growth, Building the platform · 5 min read
How to bootstrap your online marketplaceMike Williams shares three practical lessons on how to bootstrap online marketplaces. All taken from his experience building and scaling Studiotime – today the largest online marketplace for booking music studios.
Business model, Inspiration · 5 min read
Investor Josh Breinlinger on why investors love B2B marketplacesBusiness-to-business marketplaces are on every investors radar in 2020. Investor Josh Breinlinger discusses the untapped opportunities in B2B in this video interview.
Inspiration · 6 min read
Makerist founder Axel Heinz on how to validate a marketplace ideaCan you validate your marketplace idea without building a platform? This Backstage episode with Makerist founder Axel Heinz proves you can—and should!
Inspiration, Marketing & Growth · 8 min read
PaulCamper’s community-building playbook for marketplacesPaulCamper's COO Julia Wadehn shares her best marketplace community-building strategies and explains how they have helped boost PaulCamper's growth.
Inspiration · 5 min read
Investor Axel Bard Bringéus on what a scalable marketplace looks likeAre you building a scalable marketplace? In this Backstage episode, investor Axel Bard Bringéus shares how he knows a marketplace has large-scale potential.
Building the platform · 9 min read
PSD2, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), and 3D Secure 2 – what changes for your marketplace in September 2019Prepare your marketplace for Strong customer authentication (SCA). Here's what you should know about implementing 3D Secure 2 to comply with European payment regulation in 2019.
Getting started · 7 min read
What you need to know before starting your marketplace businessAn introduction to online marketplaces. What marketplace platforms are, why they are booming, and why you should think about starting your own a marketplace business.
Getting started · 11 min read
How to come up with a great marketplace ideaPerhaps you already have a business idea that you can't get out of your mind. Or maybe you're excited about the promise of the collaborative economy, and are currently exploring different ideas.
Business model · 9 min read
How to choose the right business model for your marketplaceFinding the right business model for your marketplace can be tricky, but is crucial for long-term success.