Platform Strategies Evolve

While most platforms evolve from “killer apps” to powerful platforms, Bijan Sabet highlights how new platforms are emerging without developing an application first. From Bijan, examples include: Yodlee for banking apps Twilio for voice and sms apps Cardspring for payment card apps Clever for education apps Onswipe for touch web apps These “platform first” companies […]

Floating Identification

  "Getting rid of phone numbers means that we can just connect with someone by a unique ID. And that ID should be able to float on top of various networks, applications & services and protocols." Bijan Sabet, General Partner, Spark Capital (image: Floating Numbers)