Q: Who won the gold rush?
A: The makers of spades.
What is common to Uber, Airbnb, Amazon, Doordash, Fiverr, and so many other Internet platform companies? Why does Silicon Valley venture capital love these types of companies so much?
Find out in this handy slide deck:
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Once a template for digital platformization has been created, is there any reason for a business to not implement it? Those that do not, will be platformized by others.
And the very existence of Platform Protocol means this is no longer a choice but a matter of time before the world wakes up to an entirely democratized Internet where no network or user is more or less special than anyone else.
You do not take a knife to a gunfight. The businesses who make arms for the coming platform wars, and the ones who equip themselves appropriately, will be the only ones to survive.