All posts in "Business Models"

    How Does Discord Make Money? | Discord Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / March 29, 2018

    There are over 2.2 billion active gamers in the world which generated a whopping 108.9 billion in game revenues in 2017. What’s a better game based business model than a one which connects these gamers, let them have a voice chat while playing, and help them make communities and interact with their gaming friends while […]

    How Does Wikipedia Make Money? | Wikipedia Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / March 25, 2018

    You might be among those who think it’s unreliable or among those who exploit it for their assignments, research projects, dissertations, and presentations. But you can’t be among those who deny the popularity of the world’s largest encyclopaedia, Wikipedia. Wikipedia has more than 5.5 million articles, 33 million registered users, 32.5 million active editors, and […]

    How Does WordPress Make Money? Automattic Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / January 31, 2018

    Suppose, there’s a company which provides free seeds for you to grow crops and the make profits. The same company, however, charges for the add-ons like water, fertilizers, pesticides, etc. Sounds like a smart freemium business model? The company knows the basic necessities for farming. It builds your trust by giving seeds for free and […]

    ALDI Business Model | Why is ALDI so Cheap?

    By Aashish Pahwa / January 19, 2018

    Can your small family grocery company become world’s most sought-after discount supermarket? Well, if you remain in the market for around a century, focus more on great quality at less price, employ less but more efficient employees, ditch big brands and other middlemen and create your own brands by sourcing locally, focus less on marketing […]

    How to Start a Vending Machine Business

    By Aashish Pahwa / December 21, 2017

    Can anyone make money by setting up self-dispensing automated retail machines? Definitely! From chocolate bars to soda cans to discount coupons to even gourmet delights like pizzas, caviar, and escargot, vending machines sell products you can’t even think of. It’s a $42 billion industry and a very profitable venture for entrepreneurs who’re looking for a […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    How Does Venmo Make Money? Venmo Business Model

    By Aashish Pahwa / March 21, 2018

    You wouldn’t disagree with me if I say smartphones are the new wallets of the 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 […]

    Spotify Business Model | How Does Spotify Make Money?

    By Rameez M Sydeek / January 26, 2018

    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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