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How to Kickstart and Scale a Marketplace Business (Phase 1: Crack the Chicken-and-Egg Problem)

How to Kickstart and Scale a Marketplace Business (Phase 1: Crack the Chicken-and-Egg Problem)

Lenny Rachitsky
Blog posts
External
Supply
Demand
Insights from 17 of today's biggest marketplaces, including Airbnb, DoorDash, Thumbtack, Etsy, Uber and many more.

How To Onboard & Grow Supply For An Online Marketplace

How To Onboard & Grow Supply For An Online Marketplace

Mike Williams
Videos
Pre-launch
Supply
How to onboard your first listings & create supply for your marketplace

How To Generate Marketplace Bookings By Matching Supply & Demand

How To Generate Marketplace Bookings By Matching Supply & Demand

Mike Williams
Videos
Supply
Demand
Ways you can match supply & demand to generate marketplace bookings.

EM Group Chat #051​: Ethics For Marketplaces With Rob Chesnut (Former Chief Ethics Officer, Airbnb)

EM Group Chat #051​: Ethics For Marketplaces With Rob Chesnut (Former Chief Ethics Officer, Airbnb)

Rob Chesnut
Group Chats
Videos
Trust & safety
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #051​​ (5/4) with Rob Chesnut, who’s formerly General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb.

EM Group Chat #050: Fundraising For Marketplaces With Marc McCabe (Previously SV Angel & Airbnb)

EM Group Chat #050: Fundraising For Marketplaces With Marc McCabe (Previously SV Angel & Airbnb)

Marc McCabe
Group Chats
Videos
Fundraising
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #050​ (4/27) with Marc McCabe, who was previously at SV Angel & Airbnb.

The Big Opportunity For MyYogaTeacher As A Marketplace

The Big Opportunity For MyYogaTeacher As A Marketplace

Jitendra Gupta
Group Chats
Videos
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

How MyYogaTeacher Is Creating Meaningful Revenue & Income For Yoga Teachers

How MyYogaTeacher Is Creating Meaningful Revenue & Income For Yoga Teachers

Jitendra Gupta
Group Chats
Videos
Monetization & revenue
Supply
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

How MyYogaTeacher Evolved As A Marketplace & Accelerated Growth

How MyYogaTeacher Evolved As A Marketplace & Accelerated Growth

Jitendra Gupta
Group Chats
Videos
Business models
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

EM Group Chat #049: Making Yoga & Wellness Accessible With Jitendra Gupta, CEO of MyYogaTeacher

EM Group Chat #049: Making Yoga & Wellness Accessible With Jitendra Gupta, CEO of MyYogaTeacher

Jitendra Gupta
Group Chats
Videos
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9 with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

Tips For Starting A Local Services Marketplace

Tips For Starting A Local Services Marketplace

Rohan Katyal
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Idea stage
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Building A Culture Around Experimentation At Yelp

Building A Culture Around Experimentation At Yelp

Rohan Katyal
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Key Learnings & Takeaways From Leading Product At Yelp Request-A-Quote

Key Learnings & Takeaways From Leading Product At Yelp Request-A-Quote

Rohan Katyal
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

About Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace For Local Services

About Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace For Local Services

Rohan Katyal
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

EM Group Chat #048: Insights From Leading Yelp Request-A-Quote Marketplace With Rohan Katyal

EM Group Chat #048: Insights From Leading Yelp Request-A-Quote Marketplace With Rohan Katyal

Rohan Katyal
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Product
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Advice For Early Stage Marketplace Founders

Advice For Early Stage Marketplace Founders

Adam Fishman
Group Chats
Videos
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

How Imperfect Foods Expanded Categories & Scaled Locations

How Imperfect Foods Expanded Categories & Scaled Locations

Adam Fishman
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

What Makes A Great Growth Team

What Makes A Great Growth Team

Adam Fishman
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

EM Group Chat #047: Leading Product & Growth With Adam Fishman From Imperfect Foods

EM Group Chat #047: Leading Product & Growth With Adam Fishman From Imperfect Foods

Adam Fishman
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Growth
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, who is currently the Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

EM Group Chat #046​: Learnings & Insights From Scaling Roomi With Ajay Yadav

EM Group Chat #046​: Learnings & Insights From Scaling Roomi With Ajay Yadav

Ajay Yadav
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #046 (3/30) with Ajay Yadav, who is the Founder & CEO of Roomi.

How Lawn Love Prevents Disintermediation & Off Platform Risk

How Lawn Love Prevents Disintermediation & Off Platform Risk

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
Managed Marketplaces
Other
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

The Lawn Love Playbook For Launching New Markets & 120+ Cities

The Lawn Love Playbook For Launching New Markets & 120+ Cities

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
Launch
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Jumpstarting & Managing Marketplace Liquidity

Jumpstarting & Managing Marketplace Liquidity

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
Demand
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Solving A Specific Problem For Supply Side Needs

Solving A Specific Problem For Supply Side Needs

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
Supply
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Starting Lawn Love & What Makes It A Great Marketplace Business

Starting Lawn Love & What Makes It A Great Marketplace Business

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
Idea stage
Business models
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

EM Group Chat #045​: Scaling Lawn Love As A Leading Services Marketplace With Jeremy Yamaguchi

EM Group Chat #045​: Scaling Lawn Love As A Leading Services Marketplace With Jeremy Yamaguchi

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Managed Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, who is the CEO of Lawn Love.

When To Approach Funds & Pear VC For Funding

When To Approach Funds & Pear VC For Funding

Keith Bender
Group Chats
Videos
Fundraising
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

Opportunities For Building Marketplace Startups

Opportunities For Building Marketplace Startups

Keith Bender
Group Chats
Videos
Idea stage
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

How Investors & Pear VC Evaluate Marketplaces

How Investors & Pear VC Evaluate Marketplaces

Keith Bender
Group Chats
Videos
Business models
Fundraising
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

EM Group Chat #044: Investing In Startups & Marketplaces With Keith Bender From Pear VC

EM Group Chat #044: Investing In Startups & Marketplaces With Keith Bender From Pear VC

Keith Bender
Group Chats
Videos
Fundraising
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

Marketplace Monetization & Ads Workshop

Marketplace Monetization & Ads Workshop

Workshops
Videos
Monetization & revenue
Recording of the 3/10 Everything Marketplaces Workshop on marketplace monetization & ads that was led by Chris from Kevel.

How Fernish Focuses On Delivering The Best Customer Experience Possible

How Fernish Focuses On Delivering The Best Customer Experience Possible

Lucas Dickey
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Managed Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

How Fernish Manages Supply & Inventory

How Fernish Manages Supply & Inventory

Lucas Dickey
Group Chats
Videos
Supply
Managed Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

Initially Starting & Building Fernish

Initially Starting & Building Fernish

Lucas Dickey
Group Chats
Videos
Idea stage
Managed Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

EM Group Chat #043: Making Home Design More Accessible With Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder of Fernish

EM Group Chat #043: Making Home Design More Accessible With Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder of Fernish

Lucas Dickey
Group Chats
Videos
Managed Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who's Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

Funding For Profitable Marketplaces & Startups Chat With Indie.vc

Funding For Profitable Marketplaces & Startups Chat With Indie.vc

Other
Videos
Fundraising
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces 2/24 member chat on funding with Bryce from Indie.vc and Janessa White from Simply Eloped.

EM Group Chat #042​​: Leading Product & Self-Serve Marketplace At Bus.com With Sebastien Provencher

EM Group Chat #042​​: Leading Product & Self-Serve Marketplace At Bus.com With Sebastien Provencher

Sebastien Provencher
Group Chats
Videos
Product
B2C Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #042 (2/23) with Sebastien Provencher, who is the Head of Product & Self-Serve Marketplace at Bus.com.

How HopSkipDrive Transitioned From B2C To B2B Marketplace

How HopSkipDrive Transitioned From B2C To B2B Marketplace

Joanna McFarland
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
B2B Marketplaces
Business models
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Supply & Demand Marketplace Dynamics With HopSkipDrive

Supply & Demand Marketplace Dynamics With HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Group Chats
Videos
Supply
Demand
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Building Marketplace Trust & Safety With HopSkipDrive

Building Marketplace Trust & Safety With HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Group Chats
Videos
Trust & safety
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

EM Group Chat #041​​: Reinventing Youth Transportation With Joanna McFarland, CEO of HopSkipDrive

EM Group Chat #041​​: Reinventing Youth Transportation With Joanna McFarland, CEO of HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
B2B Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Marketplace Growth Insights

Marketplace Growth Insights

Mike Duboe
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

Learnings & Insights From Leading Growth At Stitch Fix

Learnings & Insights From Leading Growth At Stitch Fix

Mike Duboe
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

Building A Growth Model At Tilt

Building A Growth Model At Tilt

Mike Duboe
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

EM Group Chat #040: Leading Growth & Marketplace Insights With Mike Duboe (Greylock, Stitch Fix)

EM Group Chat #040: Leading Growth & Marketplace Insights With Mike Duboe (Greylock, Stitch Fix)

Mike Duboe
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces & commerce as a General Partner at Greylock.

Understanding How To Unlock Marketplace Demand

Understanding How To Unlock Marketplace Demand

David Zamir
Group Chats
Videos
Demand
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

Winning By Improving Quality & Experience With Training

Winning By Improving Quality & Experience With Training

David Zamir
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

Turning Down A $70 Million Acquisition Offer & Building Nana Academy

Turning Down A $70 Million Acquisition Offer & Building Nana Academy

David Zamir
Group Chats
Videos
Fundraising
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

The Story Behind Starting Nana

The Story Behind Starting Nana

David Zamir
Group Chats
Videos
Launch
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

EM Group Chat #039: Educating & Employing A Workforce With David Zamir, CEO of Nana & Nana Academy

EM Group Chat #039: Educating & Employing A Workforce With David Zamir, CEO of Nana & Nana Academy

David Zamir
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

EM Group Chat #038: Scaling Teespring To $1 Billion With Chris Lamontagne

EM Group Chat #038: Scaling Teespring To $1 Billion With Chris Lamontagne

Chris Lamontagne
Group Chats
Videos
SaaS Enabled Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #038 (1/29) with Chris Lamontagne, who is the CEO of Teespring.

EM Group Chat #037: Spotify's Business & Marketplace Economics With Kyle Kretschman

EM Group Chat #037: Spotify's Business & Marketplace Economics With Kyle Kretschman

Kyle Kretschman
Group Chats
Videos
Business models
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #037 (1/26) with Kyle Kretschman, who is the Head of Marketplace Economics at Spotify.

EM Group Chat #036: Founder & Former CEO of Turo Shelby Clark

EM Group Chat #036: Founder & Former CEO of Turo Shelby Clark

Shelby Clark
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #036 (1/22) with Shelby Clark, who is the founder & former CEO of Turo.

EM Group Chat #035: Former Founder & CEO of Trusted Anand Iyer

EM Group Chat #035: Former Founder & CEO of Trusted Anand Iyer

Anand Iyer
Group Chats
Videos
Managed Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #035 (1/19) with Anand Iyer, who is the former founder & CEO of Trusted.

EM Group Chat #034: Marketplace Operator Turned Investor Brian Nichols

EM Group Chat #034: Marketplace Operator Turned Investor Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Fundraising
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #034 (1/12) with Brian Nichols, who was previously early at Lyft, Blackbird, and is now investing at Hustle Fund.

Bootstrapping An Online Marketplace

Bootstrapping An Online Marketplace

Mike Williams
Videos
Business models
Bootstrapping a marketplace from launch to revenue generating & profitable

EM Group Chat #033: Operating & Investing In Marketplaces With Will Nichols (FJ Labs)

EM Group Chat #033: Operating & Investing In Marketplaces With Will Nichols (FJ Labs)

Will Nichols
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Fundraising
Everything Marketplaces group chat with Will Nichols from FJ Labs, previously at Instacart & TripAdvisor.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 Mikael Cho, CEO of Unsplash

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 Mikael Cho, CEO of Unsplash

Mikael Cho
Group Chats
Videos
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 (12/15) with Mikael Cho, who is the CEO of Unsplash.

How Unsplash Monetizes 1 Billion Image Downloads

How Unsplash Monetizes 1 Billion Image Downloads

Mikael Cho
Group Chats
Videos
Business models
Monetization & revenue
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 (12/15) with Mikael Cho, who is the CEO of Unsplash.

How SEO Is An Important Marketplace Growth Driver For Unsplash

How SEO Is An Important Marketplace Growth Driver For Unsplash

Mikael Cho
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Marketing
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 (12/15) with Mikael Cho, who is the CEO of Unsplash.

Early Challenges & Learnings Scaling Unsplash

Early Challenges & Learnings Scaling Unsplash

Mikael Cho
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 (12/15) with Mikael Cho, who is the CEO of Unsplash.

How Unsplash Initially Started As a Side Project

How Unsplash Initially Started As a Side Project

Mikael Cho
Group Chats
Videos
Idea stage
Launch
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #032 (12/15) with Mikael Cho, who is the CEO of Unsplash.

Focusing On The Metrics That Matter For Early Stage Marketplaces

Focusing On The Metrics That Matter For Early Stage Marketplaces

Casey Winters
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 (12/11) with Casey Winters, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite.

Creating A Market Expansion Playbook

Creating A Market Expansion Playbook

Casey Winters
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 (12/11) with Casey Winters, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite.

Using Paid Acquisition As A Sustainable Growth Strategy

Using Paid Acquisition As A Sustainable Growth Strategy

Casey Winters
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Marketing
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 (12/11) with Casey Winters, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite.

When To Prioritize Growth As A Marketplace

When To Prioritize Growth As A Marketplace

Casey Winters
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 (12/11) with Casey Winters, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 Casey Winters, CPO at Eventbrite

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 Casey Winters, CPO at Eventbrite

Casey Winters
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Growth
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #031 (12/11) with Casey Winters, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Eventbrite.

How To Onboard Users & Optimize Marketplace Listings (Guide Walkthrough)

How To Onboard Users & Optimize Marketplace Listings (Guide Walkthrough)

Mike Williams
Videos
Supply
How to onboard your first marketplace users, prompt them to create listings, and then optimize their user profiles & listings on your marketplace.

How To Support Your Marketplace & Transactions (Guide Walkthrough)

How To Support Your Marketplace & Transactions (Guide Walkthrough)

Mike Williams
Videos
Operations
How to support your marketplace users, transactions & bookings (every state), and ensure the best experience possible for your users.

The Stages Of Growth For Grailed As A Marketplace

The Stages Of Growth For Grailed As A Marketplace

Julian Connor
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 (12/8) with Julian Connor, who is the CTO & Co-founder of Grailed.

Grailed As A Community-Driven Marketplace

Grailed As A Community-Driven Marketplace

Julian Connor
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 (12/8) with Julian Connor, who is the CTO & Co-founder of Grailed.

The Early Days Of Grailed

The Early Days Of Grailed

Julian Connor
Group Chats
Videos
Launch
P2P Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 (12/8) with Julian Connor, who is the CTO & Co-founder of Grailed.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 Julian Connor, CTO & Co-founder of Grailed

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 Julian Connor, CTO & Co-founder of Grailed

Julian Connor
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #030 (12/8) with Julian Connor, who is the CTO & Co-founder of Grailed.

How Winnie Built An Engaged Community Alongside Its Marketplace

How Winnie Built An Engaged Community Alongside Its Marketplace

Sara Mauskopf
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
B2C Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Building Trust Through Vetting Marketplace Providers

Building Trust Through Vetting Marketplace Providers

Sara Mauskopf
Group Chats
Videos
Trust & safety
Supply
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Monetizing As A Non-Transactional Marketplace

Monetizing As A Non-Transactional Marketplace

Sara Mauskopf
Group Chats
Videos
Monetization & revenue
B2C Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Finding Product Market Fit As A Marketplace

Finding Product Market Fit As A Marketplace

Sara Mauskopf
Group Chats
Videos
Product
B2C Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 Sara Mauskopf, CEO of Winnie

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 Sara Mauskopf, CEO of Winnie

Sara Mauskopf
Group Chats
Videos
B2C Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #028 Anthony Zhang, Co-founder of Vinovest (Prior EnvoyNow)

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #028 Anthony Zhang, Co-founder of Vinovest (Prior EnvoyNow)

Anthony Zhang
Group Chats
Videos
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #029 (12/1) with Sara Mauskopf, who is the Co-Founder and CEO of Winnie.

Leveraging Tech To Scale As A Managed Marketplace

Leveraging Tech To Scale As A Managed Marketplace

Kevin Gibbon
Group Chats
Videos
Product
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 (11/17) with Kevin Gibbon, who is currently the Co-founder of Airhouse.

Solving The Chicken & Egg Problem When Starting Airhouse

Solving The Chicken & Egg Problem When Starting Airhouse

Kevin Gibbon
Group Chats
Videos
Pre-launch
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 (11/17) with Kevin Gibbon, who is currently the Co-founder of Airhouse.

Learnings From Building & Scaling Shyp

Learnings From Building & Scaling Shyp

Kevin Gibbon
Group Chats
Videos
Managed Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 (11/17) with Kevin Gibbon, who is currently the Co-founder of Airhouse.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 Kevin Gibbon, Co-founder of Airhouse (Prior Shyp)

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 Kevin Gibbon, Co-founder of Airhouse (Prior Shyp)

Kevin Gibbon
Group Chats
Videos
B2B Marketplaces
Managed Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #027 (11/17) with Kevin Gibbon, who is currently the Co-founder of Airhouse.

Positioning & Winning In A Competitive Market

Positioning & Winning In A Competitive Market

Tracy DiNunzio
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #026 (11/3) with Tracy DiNunzio, who is the CEO & Founder of Tradesy.

How Tradesy Took Off As A Marketplace Business

How Tradesy Took Off As A Marketplace Business

Tracy DiNunzio
Group Chats
Videos
Launch
P2P Marketplaces
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #026 (11/3) with Tracy DiNunzio, who is the CEO & Founder of Tradesy.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #026 Tracy DiNunzio, CEO of Tradesy

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #026 Tracy DiNunzio, CEO of Tradesy

Tracy DiNunzio
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #026 (11/3) with Tracy DiNunzio, who is the CEO & Founder of Tradesy.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #025 Aaron Rubin, CEO of ShipHero

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #025 Aaron Rubin, CEO of ShipHero

Aaron Rubin
Group Chats
Videos
B2B Marketplaces
SaaS Enabled Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #025 (10/27) with Aaron Rubin, who is the CEO of ShipHero.

Organizational Structure As You Scale Your Marketplace

Organizational Structure As You Scale Your Marketplace

Victoria Young
Group Chats
Videos
Operations
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #024 (10/20) with Victoria Young.

Building Trust With Your First Users & Community

Building Trust With Your First Users & Community

Victoria Young
Group Chats
Videos
Trust & safety
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #024 (10/20) with Victoria Young.

Learnings & Insights From Launching UberPool

Learnings & Insights From Launching UberPool

Victoria Young
Group Chats
Videos
Launch
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #024 (10/20) with Victoria Young.

Founder-Led Sales & Navigating Sales As A Startup

Founder-Led Sales & Navigating Sales As A Startup

Chris Bakke
Group Chats
Videos
Monetization & revenue
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #023 (10/13) with Chris Bakke.

The Interviewed Journey From Launch To Acquisition By Indeed

The Interviewed Journey From Launch To Acquisition By Indeed

Chris Bakke
Group Chats
Videos
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #023 (10/13) with Chris Bakke.

Learnings & Insights From Scaling 42Floors

Learnings & Insights From Scaling 42Floors

Chris Bakke
Group Chats
Videos
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #023 (10/13) with Chris Bakke.

Unpacking How They Sold Their Startup To Zillow For $45M

Unpacking How They Sold Their Startup To Zillow For $45M

Chris Bakke
Group Chats
Videos
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #023 (10/13) with Chris Bakke.

How Airtasker Evolved From An Open Marketplace To Listings & Subscriptions

How Airtasker Evolved From An Open Marketplace To Listings & Subscriptions

Tim Fung
Group Chats
Videos
Business models
Monetization & revenue
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 (10/6) with Tim Fung, who is the Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker.

How Airtasker Is Launching & Expanding Outside Of Australia

How Airtasker Is Launching & Expanding Outside Of Australia

Tim Fung
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Launch
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 (10/6) with Tim Fung, who is the Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker.

How Airtasker Built Initial Marketplace Liquidity & Scaled

How Airtasker Built Initial Marketplace Liquidity & Scaled

Tim Fung
Group Chats
Videos
Growth
Highlight clip from the full recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 (10/6) with Tim Fung, who is the Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 Tim Fung, Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 Tim Fung, Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker

Tim Fung
Group Chats
Videos
P2P Marketplaces
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #022 (10/6) with Tim Fung, who is the Co-founder & CEO of Airtasker.

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #021 Rob Petrozzo, Co-founder of Rally

Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #021 Rob Petrozzo, Co-founder of Rally

Rob Petrozzo
Group Chats
Videos
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #021 (9/29) with Rob Petrozzo, who is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Rally.

EM Group Chat #051​: Ethics For Marketplaces With Rob Chesnut (Former Chief Ethics Officer, Airbnb)

Rob Chesnut
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #051​​ (5/4) with Rob Chesnut, who’s formerly General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb.

EM Group Chat #051​: Ethics For Marketplaces With Rob Chesnut (Former Chief Ethics Officer, Airbnb)

Rob Chesnut
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #051​​ (5/4) with Rob Chesnut, who’s formerly General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb.

EM Group Chat #050: Fundraising For Marketplaces With Marc McCabe (Previously SV Angel & Airbnb)

Marc McCabe
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #050​ (4/27) with Marc McCabe, who was previously at SV Angel & Airbnb.

The Big Opportunity For MyYogaTeacher As A Marketplace

Jitendra Gupta
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

How MyYogaTeacher Is Creating Meaningful Revenue & Income For Yoga Teachers

Jitendra Gupta
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

How MyYogaTeacher Evolved As A Marketplace & Accelerated Growth

Jitendra Gupta
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9​​​ (4/20) with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

EM Group Chat #049: Making Yoga & Wellness Accessible With Jitendra Gupta, CEO of MyYogaTeacher

Jitendra Gupta
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​9 with Jitendra Gupta, who is the CEO of MyYogaTeacher.

Tips For Starting A Local Services Marketplace

Rohan Katyal
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Building A Culture Around Experimentation At Yelp

Rohan Katyal
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Key Learnings & Takeaways From Leading Product At Yelp Request-A-Quote

Rohan Katyal
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

About Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace For Local Services

Rohan Katyal
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 (4/13) with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

EM Group Chat #048: Insights From Leading Yelp Request-A-Quote Marketplace With Rohan Katyal

Rohan Katyal
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​8 with Rohan Katyal, who previously led Product at Yelp's Request-A-Quote Marketplace.

Advice For Early Stage Marketplace Founders

Adam Fishman
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

How Imperfect Foods Expanded Categories & Scaled Locations

Adam Fishman
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

What Makes A Great Growth Team

Adam Fishman
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

EM Group Chat #047: Leading Product & Growth With Adam Fishman From Imperfect Foods

Adam Fishman
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #04​​​7 (4/6) with Adam Fishman, who is currently the Chief Product & Growth Officer at Imperfect Foods.

EM Group Chat #046​: Learnings & Insights From Scaling Roomi With Ajay Yadav

Ajay Yadav
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #046 (3/30) with Ajay Yadav, who is the Founder & CEO of Roomi.

Marketplace Supply Strategy: Comprehensive, Exclusive, or Curated

Casey Winters
For most marketplaces, there are three main strategies for supply differentiation: comprehensiveness, exclusivity, and curation..

How Lawn Love Prevents Disintermediation & Off Platform Risk

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

The Lawn Love Playbook For Launching New Markets & 120+ Cities

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Jumpstarting & Managing Marketplace Liquidity

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Solving A Specific Problem For Supply Side Needs

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

Starting Lawn Love & What Makes It A Great Marketplace Business

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, CEO of Lawn Love.

EM Group Chat #045​: Scaling Lawn Love As A Leading Services Marketplace With Jeremy Yamaguchi

Jeremy Yamaguchi
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #045​​ (3/23) with Jeremy Yamaguchi, who is the CEO of Lawn Love.

When To Approach Funds & Pear VC For Funding

Keith Bender
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

Opportunities For Building Marketplace Startups

Keith Bender
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

How Investors & Pear VC Evaluate Marketplaces

Keith Bender
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

EM Group Chat #044: Investing In Startups & Marketplaces With Keith Bender From Pear VC

Keith Bender
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #044​​ (3/16) with Keith Bender from Pear VC.

Marketplace Monetization & Ads Workshop

Recording of the 3/10 Everything Marketplaces Workshop on marketplace monetization & ads that was led by Chris from Kevel.

How Fernish Focuses On Delivering The Best Customer Experience Possible

Lucas Dickey
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

How Fernish Manages Supply & Inventory

Lucas Dickey
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

Initially Starting & Building Fernish

Lucas Dickey
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who is the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

EM Group Chat #043: Making Home Design More Accessible With Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder of Fernish

Lucas Dickey
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #043​ (3/9) with Lucas Dickey, who's Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish.

Funding For Profitable Marketplaces & Startups Chat With Indie.vc

Recording of the Everything Marketplaces 2/24 member chat on funding with Bryce from Indie.vc and Janessa White from Simply Eloped.

EM Group Chat #042​​: Leading Product & Self-Serve Marketplace At Bus.com With Sebastien Provencher

Sebastien Provencher
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #042 (2/23) with Sebastien Provencher, who is the Head of Product & Self-Serve Marketplace at Bus.com.

Reinventing Existing vs. Creating New Markets

Pete Flint
Broadly speaking, there are two types of startups I meet with as a VC: those reinventing an existing market and those creating a new one..

NFX Marketplace Fundraising Pitch Deck - Templates, Examples, & Tips

The NFX Team
A pitch deck template you can copy & use for your marketplace.

FJ Labs Valuation Matrix (Updated)

Fabrice Grinda
A while back I posted the matrix FJ Labs uses to evaluate marketplace startups..

How HopSkipDrive Transitioned From B2C To B2B Marketplace

Joanna McFarland
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Supply & Demand Marketplace Dynamics With HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Building Marketplace Trust & Safety With HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

The Hidden World of Pricing: Uber, Trulia, Etsy, Superhuman & More

Pete Flint
It’s remarkable how much new growth we unlocked at Trulia once we understood the counterintuitive truths of pricing..

EM Group Chat #041​​: Reinventing Youth Transportation With Joanna McFarland, CEO of HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #041​​ (2/16) with Joanna McFarland, who's the CEO of HopSkipDrive.

Marketplace Growth Insights

Mike Duboe
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

Learnings & Insights From Leading Growth At Stitch Fix

Mike Duboe
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

Building A Growth Model At Tilt

Mike Duboe
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces as a General Partner at Greylock.

EM Group Chat #040: Leading Growth & Marketplace Insights With Mike Duboe (Greylock, Stitch Fix)

Mike Duboe
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #040 (2/9) with Mike Duboe, who's investing in marketplaces & commerce as a General Partner at Greylock.

Understanding How To Unlock Marketplace Demand

David Zamir
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

Winning By Improving Quality & Experience With Training

David Zamir
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

Turning Down A $70 Million Acquisition Offer & Building Nana Academy

David Zamir
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

The Story Behind Starting Nana

David Zamir
Highlight clip from the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

EM Group Chat #039: Educating & Employing A Workforce With David Zamir, CEO of Nana & Nana Academy

David Zamir
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #039 (2/2) with David Zamir, who is the CEO of Nana & Nana Academy.

Are you a platform or a marketplace?

Michelle Vautier
As your business grows and evolves, your decision will have broad implications for brand identity, growth strategy..

When is a Marketplace No Longer a Marketplace?

Sameer Singh
The network effect between supply and demand is the defining feature of a marketplace - sacrificing this in the pursuit...

EM Group Chat #038: Scaling Teespring To $1 Billion With Chris Lamontagne

Chris Lamontagne
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #038 (1/29) with Chris Lamontagne, who is the CEO of Teespring.

EM Group Chat #037: Spotify's Business & Marketplace Economics With Kyle Kretschman

Kyle Kretschman
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #037 (1/26) with Kyle Kretschman, who is the Head of Marketplace Economics at Spotify.

EM Group Chat #036: Founder & Former CEO of Turo Shelby Clark

Shelby Clark
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #036 (1/22) with Shelby Clark, who is the founder & former CEO of Turo.

Marketplace Insurance Workshop

Recording of the 1/20 Everything Marketplaces Workshop on marketplace insurance led by Matheus Riolfi.

The Non-Obvious Guide to Fundraising

Gigi Levy Weiss
If you’re a Founder looking to fundraise venture capital, the first thing you need to understand about the process is that it’s far..

EM Group Chat #035: Former Founder & CEO of Trusted Anand Iyer

Anand Iyer
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #035 (1/19) with Anand Iyer, who is the former founder & CEO of Trusted.

EM Group Chat #034: Marketplace Operator Turned Investor Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols
Recording of the Everything Marketplaces Group Chat #034 (1/12) with Brian Nichols, who was previously early at Lyft, Blackbird, and is now investing at Hustle Fund.

Marketplace Legal & Risk Workshop

Recording of the 1/13 Everything Marketplaces Workshop on Marketplace Legal, Risk, & Compliance led by Jeremy Gottschalk from Marketplace Risk.

The future of marketplaces: coordination, capital, and creativity

Dan Hockenmaier
Airbnb and Doordash ripped to a collective market cap well over $100B. They're also two more data points in a long trend..

Building & Operating A No Code Marketplace Workshop

Recording of the 11/4 Everything Marketplaces workshop on building & operating a no code marketplace with Connor Finlayson.

Fundraising For Early Stage Marketplaces Workshop With Fabrice Grinda (FJ Labs)

Fabrice Grinda
Recording of the 10/21 Everything Marketplaces workshop on fundraising for early stage marketplaces led by Fabrice Grinda from FJ Labs.

Marketplace Payments Workshop With Stripe

Recording of the 9/30 Everything Marketplaces workshop on marketplace payments, considerations for marketplace operators, and more as led by the Stripe team.

Marketplace Search & Ranking Workshop With Zach Conn (Relevance, former Hipcamp)

Recording of the 7/22 Everything Marketplaces workshop on search & ranking with Zach Conn, who is the founder of Relevance and previously at Hipcamp.

Lessons from 3 Billion+ Marketplaces With Josh Breinlinger From Jackson Square Ventures

Josh Breinlinger
Josh Breinlinger's presentation from the second annual Marketplace Conference on lessons from 3 Billion+ marketplaces..

“White Space” For Building A Marketplace: How To Find Your Competition’s Vulnerabilities - And Capitalize

Sarah Tavel
One of the questions I get a lot is, “Is there any white space left to build a consumer marketplace?” I get it..

Measuring Happy GMV, and why I’m over Net Promoter Score

Sarah Tavel
The #1 question I got after publishing my Hierarchy of Marketplaces series is how to know if you are on the right track in Level 1 as you wait for your cohorts to mature..

The Hierarchy of Marketplaces - Introduction and Level 1

Sarah Tavel
Marketplaces that are able to scale the hierarchy build dominant “winner take most” value. What is required to get there is a focus not on GMV, but on creating happiness..

How To Kickstart & Scale A Marketplace Business With Lenny Rachitsky

Lenny Rachitsky
Lenny present rare insights from 17 of today's biggest marketplaces, including Airbnb, DoorDash, Thumbtack, Etsy, Uber and many more at Refresh Miami.

Blitzscaling 18: Brian Chesky on Launching Airbnb and the Challenges of Scale

Brian Chesky
This is session of Technology-enabled Blitzscaling features Reed Hoffman interviewing Brian Chesky, the Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb.

7 Hacks for Building and Scaling B2B Marketplaces

Julia Morrongiello
Last week we hosted our first virtual B2B marketplace meetup, bringing together attendees from all over the world. Here are their top tips and trick for building and scaling B2B marketplaces..

The B2B Marketplace Stack

Julia Morrongiello
When people think about marketplaces, they usually assume it’s all about matching the demand and supply side. The reality is that it involves so much more than that, particularly when it comes to B2B..

Mapping the European B2B Marketplace Landscape (The 2020 Edition)

Julia Morrongiello
Almost 2 years ago, I published an overview of the European B2B marketplace landscape. Since then, the ecosystem has rapidly expanded. There are now over 300..

28 ways to grow supply in a marketplace — by Lenny Rachitsky, ex-Airbnb

Lenny Rachitsky
The growth teams at Uber and Airbnb occasionally met over the years to share best practices, brainstorm ideas, and share observations on the startup world. I’ve had..

An overview of the Growing “SaaS Enabled Marketplace” Ecosystem

Point Nine Capital Team
As a VC firm focused on both SaaS and marketplaces, we have not only witnessed the rise of the “SaaS enabled marketplace” hybrid model, but also..

All Markets Are Not Created Equal: 10 Factors To Consider When Evaluating Digital Marketplaces

Bill Gurley
Since Benchmark’s investment in Ebay 15 years ago, we have been fascinated by online marketplaces. Entrepreneurs..

TaskRabbit’s Pioneering Marketplace Model & Missed Growth Opportunities

The Reforge Team
oday, we’ll look at the growth dynamics behind the gig economy, and why some companies flourished while others like TaskRabbit..

A Rake Too Far: Optimal Platform Pricing Strategy

Bill Gurley
Many Internet marketplaces also have a rake or vig. The percentage rake is the amount that the marketplace charges as a percentage of GMS ..

19 Tactics to Solve the Chicken-or-Egg Problem and Grow Your Marketplace

James Currier
As investors and advisors in over 60 early-marketplace startups, we’ve paid close attention to what it takes to get marketplaces started. Which comes first..

Four Questions Every Marketplace Startup Should Be Able to Answer

Jonathan Golden
The six years I spent building products at Airbnb, scaling the marketplace over 100X, transformed how I understand..

Lessons Learned Scaling Airbnb 100X

Jonathan Golden
On my first day at Airbnb, in early 2011, I walked in to see cofounder Joe Gebbia building..

Village Global Podcast: All Things Marketplaces with Dan Hockenmaier, Casey Winters, and Lenny Rachitsky

Joining Erik on this episode are Dan Hockenmaier, Casey Winters, and Lenny Rachitsky discussing how marketplaces have evolved over the last several years.

Sequencing Business Models: The Types of Marketplaces

Casey Winters
Casey’s first sequencing business models essay talked about the transition from a SaaS business model to marketplace business model, and..

The Three Stages of Online Marketplaces

Casey Winters
Prior to Pinterest, I worked on two sided network businesses my entire career, for apartment rentals (Apartments.com), real..

Four Strategies to Win Big with Low Frequency Marketplaces

Casey Winters
Frequency creates habit which creates loyalty which creates profit. Uber and Lyft are successful because consumers need..

Four Paths to Marketplace Success

D'Arcy Coolican
When building a marketplace, most companies strive to excel on all fronts: high frequency, high retention, and (relatively) high transaction..

The Marketplace Glossary

Li Jin
From a business standpoint, we know marketplaces are challenging to scale; from a conversational perspective, we’ve come to realize..

The NFX Marketplace Scorecard

James Currier
We’re often asked by Founders and other investors what we look for in marketplaces. It depends..

Managing Tensions In Online Marketplaces

Jeff Jordan
Online marketplaces are undergoing a Renaissance as entrepreneurs innovate on an entirely new generation of them. But as..

The Anatomy of a Marketplace

Leah Busque
On the surface, marketplaces seem fairly straightforward — you match supply and demand to make the marketplace work. But..

Marketplaces (and Network Effects)

Jeff Jordan
What makes marketplace business models so attractive, especially as compared to classic ecommerce and retail? Hint..

The Passion Economy and the Future of Work

Li Jin
The top-earning writer on the paid newsletter platform Substack earns more than $500,000 a year from reader subscriptions..

Village Global Podcast: A Playbook For Fundraising with Marc McCabe

Marc McCabe
Marc McCabe, partner at Oyster Capital & former Airbnb, joins Erik on this episode to discuss fundraising..

8 Things to Consider When Building Managed Marketplace Companies

Li Jin
There might be no more beloved image of the American entrepreneurial spirit than that of neighborhood kids who open a sidewalk lemonade..

Marketplace KPI Dashboard

Angela Tran
A few months ago, I wrote about the questions that we typically ask when evaluating a marketplace opportunity. Now, we have put together a KPI template for marketplaces.

10 Marketplace KPIs That Matter

Andrei Brasoveanu
Marketplaces are incredibly powerful. They are taking every aspect of our economy by storm and changing how..

An important Marketplace Metric: Search to Fill

Anand Iyer
On a recent trip, I experienced something on the Uber app that I don’t recall seeing in recent times. After a minute or so of waiting, I saw this..

WTF is Marketplace Liquidity?

Julia Morrongiello
Methodologies for understanding and measuring marketplace liquidity
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