The Backstage

Welcome to The Backstage video series, where we sit down to chat with leading marketplace experts, founders, and investors.


Investor Josh Breinlinger in a 1/3 close up wearing a grey sweater smiling
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Investor Josh Breinlinger on why investors love B2B marketplaces

Thinking of building a B2B marketplace? Watch Josh Breinlinger’s interview for some tactical advice.

by Mira Muurinen

Makerist founder Axel Heinz in black shirt smiling
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Makerist founder Axel Heinz on how to validate a marketplace idea

Axel Heinz’s story proves that you can prevalidate your marketplace idea extremely affordably. And that you should.

by Mira Muurinen

Axel Bard Bringéus on what a scalable marketplace looks like
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Investor Axel Bard Bringéus on what a scalable marketplace looks like

Tips for scaling your marketplace from Spotify’s former Global Head of Markets.

by Mira Muurinen

James Berdigans on helping marketplace users succeed
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How marketplaces can help users succeed

James Berdigans believes his B2B platform thrives when its customers and providers thrive.

by Mira Muurinen

Investor Ben Narasin from NEA explains how marketplaces can disrupt large markets
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Investor Ben Narasin on how marketplaces can disrupt large markets

Follow Ben Narasin’s advice to build the next marketplace unicorn in an unconquered market.

by Mira Muurinen

What makes a marketplace defensible? Featuring investor Carmen Alfonso Rico.
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Investor Carmen Alfonso Rico on what makes a marketplace defensible

Carmen Alfonso Rico’s strategies for building a marketplace that is defensible against competitors.

by Mira Muurinen

How to build a marketplace success story – featuring Lemoncat CEO Doreen Huber
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Lemoncat CEO Doreen Huber on how to build a marketplace success story

Doreen Huber discusses Lemoncat’s success story from the moment the idea was born.

by Mira Muurinen

Speedinvest’s Mathias Ockenfels on what investors look for in marketplaces
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What do investors look for in marketplaces?

Mathias Ockenfels shares his love of network effects – and how he spots them early on.

by Mira Muurinen

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