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Marketplaces

The Next Frontier for 2-Sided Marketplaces: How Fintech Will Unlock Enormous Value

By using fintech to enable marketplace transactions, startups will be able to unlock new frontiers of opportunity. Fintech-enabled marketplaces are the next stage in marketplace evolution.
Pete Flint
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Managing Partner

NFX Founder Room Ep. 1: Growing a Marketplace into a Market Network

How to turn a marketplace startup into a powerful market network – and win.
How to turn a marketplace startup into a powerful market network – and win.
James Currier
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Managing Partner

See Your Score: The NFX Marketplace Scorecard

Use The NFX Marketplace Scorecard to uncover 20+ marketplace strengths.
Use The NFX Marketplace Scorecard to uncover 20+ marketplace strengths.

James Currier, Managing Partner

James Currier
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Managing Partner

19 Tactics to Solve the Chicken-or-Egg Problem and Grow Your Marketplace

An inside look at 19 tactics top marketplaces have used to solve the chicken-or-egg problem and kickstart growth.

James Currier, Managing Partner

James Currier
,
Managing Partner

Inside Top SMB Startups

Lessons for Founders from the SMB Tech Summit on May 15, 2019 in San Francisco presented by NFX and GGV Capital.
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What It Takes to Build an Iconic Marketplace: The Poshmark Story

They were rejected by 200+ investors. They were turned down by every single payment processor in the country. They discovered they were in violation of USPS regulations, and almost ran out of money. Yet today, Poshmark is one of the most successful marketplaces of all time.

James Currier
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Managing Partner