Squarespace Files to Go Public
Squarespace is going public. The company has $600 million in revenue and is profitable. It wants more share of the e-commerce business.
AppLovin Files to Go Public
AppLovin is a developer platform playing among platforms. But increasingly it seems to be a mobile game developer itself.
Post-Greensill II: Pondering the rise and fall of Ponderables
More on the post-Greensill fallout. Commentary on what was happening and will happen from supply chain finance expert, Peter Lugli.
ACV Auctions: A Masterclass in B2B Marketplaces
ACV Auctions, a marketplace for wholesale used cars filed to go public. Its S-1 offers a masterclass for B2B marketplace entrepreneurs.
Greensill went from famous to infamous in no time. Here’s an expert’s take on the demise of this SCF firm.
Olo: A Multi-Sided Platform for Chain Restaurants
Olo is a multisided platform for chain restaurants that filed to go public last week. It’s engaged in coopetition with DoorDash.
Marketplaces thrive in fragmented and volatile markets. Investment marketplaces are helping find places for $42 trillion in assets.
iSpecimen: The Human Biospecimens Marketplace
iSpecimen, a human biospecimens marketplace filed to go public. You read that right. 2021 is starting where 2020 left off: weirdly.
Top Five Posts of 2020
Here are my top five posts of 2020. It turns out B2B Marketplaces were all the rage in 2020. What will 2021 bring?