Just out! We’ve recently published a new report on how marketplaces have developed over the past 12-15 months, in collaboration with Dealroom.co and Adevinta. During this time, marketplace unicorn valuations have soared to $5.0tn and the sector has outpaced the entire tech market. Check out the full report here.
Great thread from Rebecca Kaden at Union Square Ventures on how to track the health of a business through separately tracking ongoing and experimental CAC. Ongoing channels are those proven to work, while experimental channels are those in test-phase.
TIER Mobility has won the tender for the hotly anticipated e-scooter trial in London, along with two other providers. From today, you can rent a TIER scooter in Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Canary Wharf, the City of London, Kensington & Chelsea and Richmond. Download the TIER app to get riding here.
The efficiency of supply chains is becoming increasingly important in order to compete in an ever more complex, globalized and online world. Great article along with insights from Packhelp founder, Maciej Woźniczko, on what it takes to become a successful CSCO.
CoachHub has launched a new employee well-being tool in order to help organizations support their employees’ long-term mental wellness and build productive, motivated and happy teams. Check out the new product here.
May was a busy month for marketplaces - especially in Europe - with lots of new funding announcements and over $2.7bn in transaction volume from marketplace deals. Here is a selection of the ones we found interesting…
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The Speedinvest Network Effects team invests in SaaS-enabled platforms and marketplaces and other Network Effects-driven businesses where the value of a product increases with every new user. Enabled by new technologies in areas we cannot even imagine today, the team believes these are the businesses that will continue to revolutionize the world.