The hottest Marketplaces Substack posts right now

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Austin's Analects • 19 implied HN points • 14 Mar 24
  1. Owning mortgage-free rental properties for each child is a smart financial strategy for the future.
  2. Traditional advice on protein intake might be outdated, with studies suggesting the body can absorb more protein per meal than previously thought.
  3. The unbundling trend seen with companies like Uber is now happening with platforms like Upwork, leading to more specialized niche service providers.
The Discourse • 78 implied HN points • 11 Jan 24
  1. The GPT Store has been launched with customized GPTs for ChatGPT Plus users.
  2. The GPT Store is aiming to convert free users to paid users, unlike the Apple App Store launch which had a larger user base.
  3. The future of GPTs could include standalone apps, open to all 180M ChatGPT users, revenue sharing with OpenAI, and fun, innovative creations.
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Unsyndicated by Mason Nystrom • 137 implied HN points • 13 Nov 23
  1. Decentralized infrastructure networks can be categorized into DePINs and DeRENs based on their unique properties.
  2. DePINs use non-fungible resources deployed in specific locations, while DeRENs use fungible resources that are location-independent.
  3. Successful networks in both categories unlock new demand or expand the market in unique ways, not just compete on price.
Michael’s Newsletter • 196 implied HN points • 27 Jun 23
  1. Upwork is not just for freelancers, but also a place where entrepreneurs can validate startup ideas and leverage talent across platforms.
  2. It's important for all entrepreneurs to learn how to use Upwork for scaling their business.
  3. By using Upwork strategically, like getting paid to build a prototype or arbitraging talent, you can accelerate your business growth.
!important • 4 HN points • 04 Mar 24
  1. The battle against fake reviews is ongoing, and platforms should introduce friction to deter these fraudulent practices.
  2. Users rely on authentic reviews to make informed decisions, emphasizing the importance of reliable review systems.
  3. To combat fake reviews, platforms can encourage real user feedback, automatically filter untrustworthy reviews, and provide transparency about the reviewers.
The Loop News • 157 implied HN points • 20 Feb 23
  1. Discussion on royalties in NFTs is evolving and shifting to optional royalties on major marketplaces.
  2. Projects relying solely on royalties are at risk and need to find more sustainable revenue sources.
  3. Changes in the NFT market due to the shift to 0 royalties could include more subscription-style NFTs, higher mint prices, quicker rugs, and lower marketplace fees.
Confronting the Future • 58 implied HN points • 05 May 23
  1. Proposed framework for crypto regulation in New York is normal and reasonable in line with traditional finance standards.
  2. Exchanges in the crypto space are structured in a highly centralized manner, which is concerning to regulators.
  3. NY state's bill includes provisions for mandatory auditing, know-your-customer rules, and investor protections, aligning with typical financial practices.
HackerPulse Dispatch • 2 implied HN points • 13 Feb 24
  1. Sharetribe is a no-code online marketplace builder, letting you launch quickly without coding and extend infinitely with custom code.
  2. Sharetribe combines a no-code approach with developer-first platform, enabling fast marketplace development and customization.
  3. Sharetribe actively integrates user feedback to evolve and remain responsive to user needs in a dynamic market, ensuring continuous improvements.
Unsyndicated by Mason Nystrom • 19 implied HN points • 05 Apr 23
  1. NFT marketplaces need to find ways to have unique liquidity to attract and retain users.
  2. Marketplaces can build defensibility through proprietary liquidity, enhanced NFT discovery experiences, and establishing strong branding.
  3. Creating unique NFT experiences, offering loyalty programs, and emphasizing trust and safety are key strategies for marketplace success.
Discovery by Axial • 3 implied HN points • 18 May 23
  1. Outsourcing marketplaces in life sciences have emerged with companies like Science Exchange providing trust and confidentiality for R&D services.
  2. Talent marketplaces are growing in the field of life sciences, with platforms like Clora matching consultants with companies and projects.
  3. Marketplaces for consumables and reagents (C&R) in life sciences offer opportunities for connecting suppliers and customers, such as Quartzy and Zageno.
Requests for Startups • 1 HN point • 21 Jun 23
  1. Autonomous agents are non-human entities that can assign tasks, operate independently, search for information, and remember things.
  2. As AI evolves, individuals will have the opportunity to become managers of complex operations with the help of autonomous agents, reducing the need for large teams.
  3. Challenges with autonomous agents include reliability, personalization, security, and the need for user-friendly deployment tools and incentive mechanisms for agent resource allocation.
Venture Prose • 0 implied HN points • 21 Feb 17
  1. Startup marketplaces are attracting substantial investments from top European and American investors.
  2. A gathering in Paris on March 8 will bring together over 20 marketplaces to discuss their challenges and connect with experienced guests.
  3. Individuals interested in joining these startups can apply confidentially through a provided form and share the opportunity with their network.