Traditional Enterprises Need Platform Businesses

Traditional Enterprises Need Platform Businesses

The tech businesses you’re threatened by today are 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. At Applico, we identify direct platform threats to our enterprise clients and execute on building platform businesses that can grow into a modern monopoly. We even wrote a best-selling book on the topic of platform digital transformation, Modern Monopolies.

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Traditional Enterprises Need Platform Businesses

What we do

Applico empowers the community of industry leaders at large, traditional enterprises to fight back against big tech monopolies and win. By working alongside C-suites and Boards as operating partners, Applico helps incumbents build or buy their own platform business to beat big tech at its own game.

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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

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