The Affirm S-1
Affirm filed to go public. The company offers Buy Now Pay Later services to consumers, but interest income is hardly its only revenue stream.
Six Lessons from the DoorDash Platform
The DoorDash prospectus has many lessons for platform builders of any type. Here are six.
2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites
The 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites is out. Long story short, it’s still a battle for #3.
Sedex: A “Rule of 70” Non-Profit Supplier Information Exchange
Sedex, a UK-based non-profit in the supplier information management and ESG market has lessons for all SIM players.
‘Deep’ B2B Platforms and How to Build Them
A16z recently published a great post about ‘Deep’ job platforms. Almost everything in it applies equally well to ‘Deep’ B2B platforms.
$500 Million for Marketplace Infrastructure Providers: Mirakl and AppDirect
Mirakl and AppDirect, two infrastructure providers for platforms or marketplaces raised a cool $500 million last week.
Mercell: A Public Public Tenders Marketplace with Aspirations
Mercell is a public company in the public e-tendering business in the Nordics. But it has bigger aspirations.
2020 Tech Track 100 Debut for Centtrip
Centtrip makes its debut on The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. Payments tailored to the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
Float and Breakage Are Your Friendshttps://www.npr.org/sections/money/2010/03/warren_buffett_explains_the_ge.html
Float and breakage can add a very high margin revenue stream to SaaS, payments, and other businesses. Just ask Warren Buffett.