Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy- And How to Make Them Work for You

Author: Sangeet Paul Choudary

Editor’s note: Platform Revolution teaches newcomers how to start and run a successful platform business, explaining ways to identify prime markets and monetize networks. Addressing current business leaders, the authors reveal strategies behind some of today’s up-and-coming platforms, such as Tinder and SkillShare, and explain how traditional companies can adapt in a changing marketplace. The authors also cover essential issues concerning security, regulation, and consumer trust, while examining markets that may be ripe for a platform revolution, including healthcare, education, and energy. Read more


“An authoritative guide to the role of online platforms: what they are, how they work, and what they mean for business and economics. Platform Revolution demystifies the concept by providing clear prose, insightful examples, and practical lessons.”

(Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google)

Every company wants to build a platform or is building one but how many of them can scale them. Platform revolution is a step by step check list for anyone who’s building a platform and how to mitigate these usual failures.
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