When you are choosing a payment service provider, payment costs, ease of integration, and quality of customer service are important things to consider. In this article, we discuss how PayPal, Stripe, Adyen, and MANGOPAY compare in these aspects.
What are the best payment service providers for online marketplaces? This article series helps you answer the question for your specific situation. In the first article, we identify the most relevant PSPs for online marketplaces.
There are a number of different approaches to building an online marketplace platform, each with its own benefits and drawbacks. This article will help you ask the right questions to help you make an informed decision.
Starting your marketplace with one city and one vertical is key however for every rule there's an exception. In this case, the most notable one is Thumbtack, a marketplace unicorn which deliberately launched in all US cities and in hundreds of verticals.
Scaling too quickly to new verticals is the most common error when growing a marketplace: this mistake can kill your business before it even gets started. Instead you should focus on one city and one vertical.