The Founders’ List: “The 3 Types of Platform Companies” by Elad Gil (Color Genomics & Twitter)
This is The Founders’ List – audio versions of essays from technology’s most important leaders, selected by the founder community.
“Conflating what makes a platform work versus e.g. an infrastructure product can backfire and cause a team to have the wrong strategy for building a product or getting customers. These startups tend to fail.”
This is the audio version of Elad Gil’s popular essay on The 3 Types of Platforms. Elad was the former Co-Founder/CEO of Color Genomics, Entrepreneur, Operating Executive at Twitter, and investor/advisor to companies like Airbnb, Stripe, Square, and Pinterest.
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