Forget leaky buckets—for SaaS, a leaky pitcher is a way better metaphor.
After four conversations about 2-sided marketplaces this week, I’ve summarized some of my thoughts here.
I invested in OnBeep. I don’t do much investing; here’s why this is different.
Attention, Reputation, and Money are the three currencies of the online economy, and businesses that build to this triple-bottom-line have far better chances of success.
There’s a lot going on. Here’s some vital reading on human/machine interfaces, pseudonymous currencies, smart automation, and the service economy.
Organizations resist change because they’re in an equilibrium, and it takes a disruption to move the market they’re in to a new one. Or why Visa doesn’t care about me.