Dealroom just released an insightful deep-dive report on European marketplaces. It looks at the evolution of marketplaces, followed by their consumer trends and the variety of innovative solutions applied.
The third section is the one that intrigued me the most, where we observe that both corporate and VC firms are both betting on fundamental shifts when it comes to their investment focuses. The VC investment in marketplaces has been focused mainly on mobility and food, meanwhile corporates are making big bets on FinTech, Autonomous Vehicles and Jobs & Recruitment.
Download the report here: The future of online marketplaces (PDF) by Dealroom