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Achica is an online retailer company with a niche in luxury home-ware goods; it is an example of a product business model, offer...

Acturis Ltd operates a typical servitized product business model in which it offers an IT service to the Insurance Industry. The...

Adzuna is an example of a marketplace matchmaker business model. Through its website, the company connects job seekers to employ...

Airbnb is a peer-to-peer accommodation rental company; it is an example of a marketplace business model, bringing together trave...

Algomi represents an exemplar “matchmaking” business model in the financial services sector, specifically catering t...

Amazon Instant Video is an example of a product business model: Video on Demand (VoD) streaming is offered for a subscription fe...

Ao World Plc, headquartered in Bolton, UK operates an exemplar Product business model. The company is an online retailer special...

Bla Bla Car operates a matchmaking business model via its website: it connects drivers and passengers who are willing to travel ...

Box, headquartered in Los Altos, California, is an enterprise software company, which enables users to store documents in the cl...

Busuu operates a matchmaking business model, in which a user who would like to learn a language is connected with another user w...

Calastone connects trading partners through its global fund transaction network. More than 980 customers in 28 domiciles are cur...

Chegg is an online business based in Santa Clara, California that operates in the ‘learning’ space of the sharing ec...

Chemist Direct is an online pharmacy that offers discounted prices on prescription and over-the-counter medications directly to ...

Credit Karma is an online personal finance platform where, in exchange for entering personal information, individuals can access...

DataSift is an example of a product business model. The company uses algorithms to sift through and harness the power of Human D...

eToro operates an exemplar matchmaking business model. It is the largest online social trading and investment network. It combin...

Eventbrite is a global online marketplace for live experiences that enables its users to search for, find, and create events....

Evernote embodies an “exemplar” product business model: its core offering is a suite of software and services that e...

Farfetch is an exemplar of a matchmaking business model that brings together independent boutique stores that do not have an e-c...

Funding Circle is an online credit marketplace allowing individual investors to loan to SMEs. The company is at its heart a matc...

Global Fashion Group (GFG) offers brands the chance to enter the fashion e-commerce sector in emerging markets. ...

GoCardless is an example of a Product business model. It provides direct debit service to its clients, who are individuals with ...

Graze.com (Graze) is an example of a Product business model in the food delivery industry: healthy, carefully proportioned snack...

Green Man Gaming is an example of a matchmaking business model. It operates a web-based market for PC video games that brings to...

Hailo represents an “exemplar” matchmaking business model in the transportation industry that mobilizes mobile and l...

Horizon Discovery Group is a UK translational genomics company developing and supplying patient-relevant drug discovery and diag...

Housetrip is an example of a matchmaking business model. Individuals can rent out their entire home for short periods of time to...

Huddle is a cloud based collaboration product that helps people work together on projects. It lets employees of an organization ...

Hulu operates a business model often found in the media industry: that of platform business model where content is free to users...

Just Eat is an example of a Matchmaking business model. It connects local restaurants and individuals looking for a meal to be d...

JustFab is an online retailer that offers its female customers a range of shoes, apparel and bags. ...

JustGiving operates a matchmaking business model. It provides a global online social marketplace for giving, connecting donors a...

Kabbage Inc. is a US financial technology and data company that provides automated underwriting and lending to SMEs and individu...

Klarna is an ecommerce payment solutions company that operates a product business model. Klarna’s online platform replaces...

Lending Club is an online credit marketplace operating in the US. The company is at its heart a matchmaking business that connec...

Recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing technology firms (2015 Winner - Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, Tech Track 1...

Lumi is an example of company that has a portfolio of business models. In its product business model it sells apps, software, an...

Lyst is an example of a matchmaking business model connecting fashion retailers with customers. Fashion products typically consi...

Made.com represents an “exemplar” product business model in the designer furniture sector. The model revolves around...

Marvel Worldwide, Inc. is an example of a “product” business model. The company creates intellectual property for it...

Masternaut is an example of a “product” business model. The company provides fleet management software for businesse...

Matchesfashion.com represents a product business model. The company sells clothing and accessories for both sexes from over 400 ...

UK video game developer Mediatonic currently finds itself in a transitional phase where it is shifting away from a service (work...

UK video game developer Mediatonic currently finds itself in a transitional phase where it is shifting away from a service (work...

MedicAnimal.com represents a classical “product business model” in the pet supplies retail sector. The online retail...

Mimecast is a British software company that sells could-based email management services for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. I...

Mind Candy is a company operating a number of children’s entertainment brands; each with distinct business models. Indeed,...

Mobile Decisioning (MODE) is a company that leverages technology to provide Airtime Credit Services (ACS) to mobile network subs...

MOO is an online retailer company with a niche in personalized stationery, offering a variety of product lines including busines...

MyOptique is an example of a product business model. Under several brand labels, the company sells glasses and contact lenses to...

Naked Wines represents an “exemplar” matchmaking business model in the wine retailing sector because the transaction...

NeoMobile is an example of a product business model. It is a mobile commerce company that enables companies to charge customers ...

Netflix represents a classical “product” business model in the video-on-demand industry where users pay a subscripti...

Nomad Digital is an example of a “solutions” business model. The company provides wireless communication solutions f...

Not On The High Street (NOTHS) represents an “exemplar” matchmaking business model which links independent producers...

Music provider Omnifone operates a product business model. It sells its primary product, MusicStation – a cloud-based musi...

Onefinestay is an upscale accommodation company, which operates an exemplar Matchmaking business model, where a homeowner (host)...

OrderDynamics operates a “product” business model, in which the company provides retail clients with customizable ec...

Oscar Health is an American health insurance provider that operates a product business model. The company was founded in 2012 to...

Performance Horizon operates an exemplar Product business model in a space called digital partner marketing (where advertisers p...

Photobox is an example of a company that operates a portfolio of business models. In this write-up, we focus on their customizab...

Playgen operates a typical service, or work-for-hire, business model in which the company creates a custom video game for a clie...

Qubit represents a “product” business model in the digital marketing industry where users pay a usage based subscrip...

Quikr is an online classified advertising company where buyers and sellers meet and transact. Sellers are able to post advertise...

Ratesetter is an example of a product business model. It connects lenders to borrowers, but the sides are kept separated as exac...

RepKnight is an exemplar of a Product business model. The company’s software captures, analyses and reports on data from o...

SalaryFinance offers a financial benefit service for employees that allows them to pay personal debts directly from their payche...

Scoota represents an exemplar of a dyadic solutions business model in the rich media advertising sector. The company offers a be...

Secretescapes is a travel flash-sale site that follows a matchmaking business model. By conducting flash-sales on its website, S...

SecretSales is an example of a Product business model. It purchases excess or out-of-date inventory from fashion retailers and r...

Shazam represents an “exemplar” multisided business model in the music sector, where content is free to users and pa...

Skyscanner is global search engine that helps people find and compare the best offers in flights, hotels and car rentals. The m...

Small Word Financial Services (“Small World”) is an exemplar of a product business model. The company is one of Euro...

Snapchat operates a multi-sided business model via a photo and video-sharing mobile application, where the shared content is del...

Snapdeal is an Indian based company that serves Indian customers and has both Indian and International brands in its marketplace...

SoFi originally utilised a matchmaking business model that linked wealthy university alumni with recent graduates looking to ref...

Sports Interactive operates a service (or work-for-hire) business model in which a wholly developed video game is prepared bespo...

Spotify is a music streaming platform which provides users content from record labels and media companies. Spotify employs a &ls...

Stripe is a payment processor that operates a product business model. The company sells a payment system that can be incorporate...

SwiftKey represents a product business model in the technology industry that replaces the touch keyboard of iOS and Android devi...

Synthesio is an example of a product business model. The company monitors social media to ‘sense’ public sentiments ...

Tesla is an automotive firm that designs, engineers, manufactures and sells cars using a “product” business model. T...

Transferwise is a currency exchange and money transfer service that operates an exemplary product business model. It operates by...

Unruly operates a matchmaking business model in the online advertising industry. Unruly signs up website publishers to its marke...

Venntro Media Group represent an “exemplar” product business model, which provides individuals and companies the tec...

Vice Media is a global leader in the creation and distribution of of high-impact news content, primarily targeted at a Millennia...

Waze represents an “exemplar” platform business model in the navigation industry that mobilises location technology....

Video game developer We[R]Interactive enacts a platform business model. A free-to-play video game is marketed towards a highly s...

WorldRemit is an example of a “product” business model. The company has created a product allowing customers to tran...

Worldstores is an example of a Product business model in the retail homewares sector. The company buys products from manufacture...

ZipCar represents a product business model in the automotive industry that mobilizes location technology and cardkey technology....

Zoopla operates a matchmaking business model in the peer-to-peer real estate industry; it brings together potential buyers/rente...

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