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  • Lyft’s Melnick: ‘No Magic Bullet’ for Building a Multi-sided Marketplace

    Building up a community of drivers and passengers for a ride-hailing service from scratch is no easy feat. There are big, fiercely competitive rivals in the ride-sharing space and new serivces popping up all the time — but that has not deterred Lyft. The company lauds the quality of its platform and service, positioning it for a different type of appeal among its peers.

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  • On-Demand Services and Apps Becoming Inevitable Tools for Reaching Customers

    It seems these days like every type of product or service is becoming available on-demand through an app — or will be soon. Plenty of companies claim to be the “Uber of” their respective markets, but there is more to making it in this scene than just getting goods to customers fast. An on-demand app can give clientele a sense of surety that their needs will be met, and moreove ...

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