Applico Platform Innovation

What We Do

At Applico, we identify untapped, intrinsic assets that give existing enterprises an enormous advantage to spin-out a new tech company. By working alongside C-suites and Boards as operating partners, Applico helps incumbents build or buy their own platform business and then scale the business to become a modern monopoly.

Why Platforms?

The tech businesses disrupting traditional business are all platforms. Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alibaba, Google and even Uber and Airbnb – are all 21st century modern monopolies. We believe Silicon Valley shouldn’t be the only ones building successful platform businesses…

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We Are Trusted

We work with some of the largest brands to create new tech ventures

We Are Experienced

Our team has over $400 million in funding and exits

WisdomTree launches modern tech platforms index

Licenses Applico's Platform Insights

WisdomTree launches modern tech platforms index

Applico's proprietary data set, Platform Insights, is the first of its kind to identify which public companies generate platform business revenue.

Applico licenses this data to financial companies who want to create investment products or acquire insights about leading platform companies, like WisdomTree, a leading ETF creator.

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The Defining Book on Platform Businesses

"Modern Monopolies brilliantly lays out the formula for how to get rich in the platform economy. This book will become the handbook for the next generation of business leaders."

-George F. Colony, Founder & CEO

"A required read for anyone interested in building, or investing in, network-based businesses."

-Andrew Weissman, Partner

"{A} stimulating book...The authors are particularly interesting on how modern platform companies are able to outsource much of their innovation."

-Jorn Thornhill, Editor