Understanding the Global Platform Economy

April 6, 2015

Platforms have proven to be highly successful business models, as demonstrated by Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber, Airbnb, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Alibaba, FlipKart, Jumia among others. Yet many questions remain: How many platform companies are there in the world? What is the market cap of public platforms? How much money have private platforms raised? CGE is exploring these questions by engaging the world’s top platform scholars and leveraging intelligence platforms like Quid as shown below.

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