I. The history of marketplaces The democratization of the Internet in the 90s opened the doors to a new type of commerce: e-commerce. If at first it was the platforms selling retail goods that took the turn of e-commerce, the platforms offering services began to set up a decade later. This is the case of… Continue reading Understanding the service marketplace universe
To start the new year, Cocolabs is bringing you a new mini-podcast with Fabien Morchoisne, one of our Lead Developers and Engineers. He will explain to you what progressive web apps are, and how they can improve your online presence. The goal of our podcasts is to explore interesting topics in the service marketplace field,… Continue reading |Podcast| The most engaging app… is free
Peer-to-peer boat sharing marketplaces hope to emulate Airbnb. They haven’t managed to dominate the boating market, still led by the traditional players. Rather, their achievement lies in how they’ve revitalized and rejuvenated a sector known for its elitism and exclusiveness. Before peer-to-peer marketplaces, boating used to be an expensive leisure: you either had to own… Continue reading “ALL IN”. Now is the time to launch your boat sharing marketplace!
Against the talking power of money, eloquence is of no avail. Erasmus, Adagia. Introduction Even twenty years after their first successes, not everyone understands how these platforms make money. – “It’s just a website, right? Why talk about money?” Because, as always, money talks louder than the rest. In our article on Platform capitalism, we’ve… Continue reading How do service marketplaces make money?