Online marketplace and merchant-centric services as a driver of the platform model

Tuesday 12 Mar 2019 | Digital Inclusion | Ecosystem payments | English | Financial services products | Global | Mobile Money | Mobile Money APIs | Resource |

Online marketplace and merchant-centric services as a driver of the platform model image

These two reports aim to address many questions on the theme of online marketplaces and how mobile money providers can leverage them to adopt a platform-based business model.

The first is a comprehensive Landscape of leading online marketplaces globally (such as Jumia, Flipkart, Alipay and others) with a focus on their best practices and lessons for the mobile money industry.

The second is a Playbook that provides a detailed step-by-step framework for mobile money providers to launch an online marketplace, and self-diagnostic tools to assess their preparedness for the same.

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