We’ve all read Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends deck that came out last week. If you haven’t, here’s the link to the full deck.
Mary loves platforms. We combed through the deck through our platform lens and,below we have broken down the key points and slides that relate to platforms. If you have a platform business, we’ve broken down the slides by specific platform type, so you can skip to the section that relates directly to your business.
Slide 6: The top Internet companies are almost all platforms except for Netflix and JD.com
Slide 176: Platforms – Race is won by those that build platforms & drive free cash flow over long-term (a decade or more).
Slide 64: User Generated Reviews and Feedback (Airbnb)
Slide 74: On-demand platforms enabled by Mobile + Sensors + Humans
Slides 78-80: Identifying platform opportunities
Slides 121-2: Two generations of digital platforms: Desktop vs. Mobile
Slide 126: Breakdown of freelance workforce
Slides 128-38: Internet platforms enabling commerce in increasingly efficient ways
Slides 32-33: Offline vs. Online Payments
Slide 31: Slack
Slides 47-56: Messaging platforms are the kings of mobile
Slide 152: Media engagement through messaging
Slides 59-63: The power of user-generated content
Slide 68: Social network usage among people age 12-24
Filed under: Platform Innovation | Topics: 2015 internet trends, mary meeker, platform innovation