Insights On Network Effects Using A 2 x 2 Matrix

Context A 2 by 2 matrix is a great problem-solving tool (Read this book to know more!). It uses 2 carefully-chosen parameters in order to segment a situation into 4 parts. Often this breaking down yields surprising results. Example: BCG’s Growth-Share matrix. Let us try this tool for analyzing Network Effects. What could be the 2 right parameters … Read more

What We Seem To Be Missing About Uber’s Hyped Network Effects

Context Cab aggregation business has Network Effects. We all know that. But, there is a very important and nuanced difference between the Network Effects in an Online Retail business and the Network Effect in the Cab Aggregation business. And that nuanced difference has significant implications for the future of Cab Aggregation business. Let us see. In both … Read more

Nuances And Implications Of Network Effects For Uber And Ola

Cab aggregation business has Network Effects. We all know that. But, there is a very important and nuanced difference between the Network Effects in an Online Retail business and the Network Effect in the Cab Aggregation business. And that nuanced difference has significant implications for the future of Cab Aggregation business. Let us see. In both businesses … Read more