Call them Unicorns, intermediaries between service providers and the rest of us, opportunists… whatever. Fact is, they are getting funded in droves Why? Is this a blip or a huge wave to fill in the gaps between supply and demand? Further, in competitive domains, what will differentiate them? Lower prices? Better customer experience? More marketing dollars?
Want to hear more? Come to MIT Enterprise Forum NYC’s Panel: Uber-ization: Overvalued Business Model or Underexploited Platform on Nov 5 2015 from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Michael Schrage, author of ’The Innovator’s Hypothesis’ [MIT Press 2014] and ‘Who Do You Want Your Customers To Become?’ [Harvard Business Review Press 2012], will be moderating. Hope to see you there!