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    eCommerce 101: eCommerce Business & Revenue Models

    By Aashish Pahwa / December 15, 2017

    In less than 25 years, the internet has brought the whole offline shopping experience right at your fingertips. Even the offline players are trying to fit into the online sphere just because online sales are projected to account for 17.0% of all retail sales within the next five years. If you’re reading this in or […]

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    How Does Groupon Make Money? Groupon Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / December 8, 2017

    Groupon, the fastest company to reach $1 billion valuation milestone, is the pioneer of online deals revolution. The company has well positioned itself as a hyperlocal online platform where users discover and save on things to do, see, eat and buy which makes it fairly easy to guess that Groupon makes money as a middleman by connecting […]

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    What is reCAPTCHA? reCAPTCHA Business Model

    By Rameez M Sydeek / November 26, 2017

    While using websites like Twitter, Facebook, Craigslist or even TicketMaster, users have come across instances where they are asked to enter a CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) of text which is not easily distinguishable. This CAPTCHA is a way of proving if the user is a human or […]

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    How Does Venmo Make Money? Venmo Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / November 30, 2017

    We wouldn’t get much disagreement if we say smartphones are the new wallets for millennials. Cash has been long gone. According to a study conducted on millennials, twenty percent of the respondents didn’t make a cash purchase of over $5 within the given month. This comes as a good news to many new and existing mobile […]

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    Spotify Business Model | How Does Spotify Make Money?

    By Rameez M Sydeek / November 21, 2017

    The music industry saw its true growth after 2015 where the music streaming software and applications like Spotify (140 million subscribers), Apple Music (30 million subscribers), etc. officially become the industry’s biggest source of revenue. According to FastCompany, the revenue from streaming services grew 57% during the first half of 2016 while the revenue from […]

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    How Do Insurance Companies Make Money?

    By Sourobh Das / December 13, 2017

    What happens if your car crashes or your house burns down or your baggage gets lost on your next flight or you are diagnosed with a critical illness whose treatment is going to cost you tons of money? Will you dig deep into your coffers every time such a crisis occurs? What if you don’t […]

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    SAAS Business Model | How SAAS Works?

    By Aashish Pahwa / November 7, 2017

    Softwares come in two forms: Software as a product: where the software is usually sold with a usage license and is hosted on the users machine/system. Software as a service (SAAS): one of the recent advancement in the technology industry where the software is provided online and hosted on a server and users pay the […]

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    eBay Business Model | How Does eBay Make Money?

    By Rameez M Sydeek / November 2, 2017

    Founded in the living room of Pierre Omidyar in 1995, eBay is the pioneer of marketplaces for consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer vending. Even though it started off as a platform to auction collectibles, eBay business model has drastically shifted its focus and is now a leading e-marketplace, a classified service as well as an online ticket […]

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    DealDash Business Model | Is DealDash a Scam?

    By Aashish Pahwa / October 24, 2017

    Auctions have been in existence since the 500BC and we’ve seen many new business models built around it; be it eBay auctions or a marketplace like Amazon where sellers bid different prices for the same product. Running an auction-based business model requires a lot of research and adherence to legalities or your business model will be […]

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    How Does Reddit Make Money? Reddit Business Model

    By Vishnu Roshan / October 8, 2017

    CEO Steve Huffman proclaims that Reddit is the front page of the internet. As of 2017, the company had 542 million monthly visitors (250 million unique users) and an average of 50,000 active communities. Ranked as the fourth most visited website in U.S. and ninth most visited website in the world, Reddit, after its recent […]

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