Tech Marketplace Summit 2017

World's first online tech summit on building, growth hacking, and scaling marketplaces with 20+ leading experts.

▲ 6 - 8 March 2017 

▲ 20+ Experts 

▲ Watch Online

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Marketplaces and platforms are changing not just how we do businesses, but how we live our lives.

What is Tech Marketplace Summit?

3 Days of Masterclasses from Over 20 International Marketplace Experts

From 6-8 March 2017, the Summit will go live and you can learn from top notch experts in the industry

Get Insider Advice on How to Launch, Growth Hack and Scale Marketplaces

Building your own marketplace can be tricky, so we curated the best marketplace experts to give you a roadmap 

Online Summit that Allows You to Access Marketplace Advice Anywhere

Tech events tend to be bounded by geography, through this Summit, we bring the best speakers to you. 

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What You Will Learn At the Summit:

We work closely with industry experts to bring to you the most essential and relevant topics in Tech Marketplace Summit 2017. Topics include:

Build a Marketplace

  • Underlying Design of Marketplaces
  • Validate Your Marketplace Idea
  • Engineering Trust
  • Building Platform Cooperatives
  • Technological Integration
  • User Experience Design

Growth Hacking Strategies

  • SEO Best Practices
  • Take Ownership Over Payments
  • Metric for Customer Retention
  • Nailing the Sales Funnel
  • Breaking through Critical Mass
  • Framework for Growth Strategies

Scale a Marketplace

  • Cross Border Payments
  • Framework for Evaluating Marketplaces
  • Valuations from a VC's Perspective

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Why Attend Tech Marketplace Summit 2017?

We've brought together 20+ experts on marketplaces from around the world to share in keynote and masterclass sessions on how to launch and grow your own marketplace, while embracing these disruptive changes.

Shorten Your Learning Curve By Going Straight to The Experts

Discover Latest Insights to Build, Growth Hack, and Scale Marketplaces & Platforms 

Connect with a Global Community of Marketplace Leaders 


How it works:

  • Register for Free Access to get access to each speaker for up to 12 hours
  • Tune-in for just 1 hour per speaker to receive advice on how to build, grow and scale your marketplace
  • Watch the summit in the comfort of your own office or home

Speakers

The brightest minds in the marketplace economy are here to show you what it takes to succeed.

Sangeet P. Choudary

Platformation Labs

Bradley Riss

Adyen

Juho Makkonen

Sharetribe

José del Barrio

Samaipata Ventures

Adam Broadway

Near-Me

Alvaro Glez San Pedro

Samaipata Ventures

Tyson Hackwood

Braintree Payments

Chad Billmyer

Panjo

Marco Torregrossa

Euro Freelancers

Francesca Pick

OuiShare

Kenneth Low

Arcadier

Neal Gorenflo

Shareable

Tristan Pollock 

500 Startups

Raghav Bahl

Bessemer Venture Partners

Laure Claire Reillier

Launchworks

Jaime Ng

RedMart

Airi Lampinen

Mobile Life Centre

Hai Ho

Triip.me

Harmen Van Sprang

ShareNL

Daan Weddephol

Peerby

Baris Palaska

Marketinf

Demircan Celebi

Marketinf

Lauren Proctor

Jobbatical

Tony Lai

Legal.io

Summit Keynote & Masterclasses Schedule

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 1

Keynote - Marketplace Architecture: The Underlying Design of Marketplaces

In this keynote presentation, Sangeet Paul Choudary will uncover the fundamental structure of marketplaces to develop business decisions and other trends that are happening in the ecosystem.

Sangeet is the best-selling author of the books Platform Revolution and Platform Scale and an advisor to leading executives globally on platform strategy. 

Sangeet P. Choudary

Platformation Labs/ Platform Revolution


12pm EST / 5pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 2

Lean Marketplace: How to Validate Your Marketplace Idea Quickly

Spurred by his decade of experience in building online marketplaces, Juho Makkonen shares how marketplace founders can build a minimal solution and validate the product-market fit before growing

He currently serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Sharetribe, a company that makes it easy and affordable for aspiring marketplace businesses to build their online platform. 

Juho Makkonen

Sharetribe


1pm EST / 6pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 3

Ready to Scale Your Marketplace?

Bradley Riss highlights how to reach millions of shoppers around the world with a payments-first strategy. Online shopping is increasingly global, but credit card penetration (surprisingly) is not. Learn how using different popular payments methods around the world, including SEPA Direct Debit in Europe and Alipay in China, will help to increase your margins. Find out how you can combine all methods in one system for an efficient checkout experience for customers.

As Head of Commercial for Adyen Asia Pacific, Bradley Riss leads the company’s strategic and commercial activities across the region. Adyen is a payments technology company helping businesses like Uber, Airbnb and Etsy to scale globally.

Bradley Riss

Adyen


2pm EST / 7pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 4

Best Practice SEO and How Marketplaces with Lower Budgets Can Take Ownership of Their Keywords

Find out hacks you can use even as a startup with minimal budget to boost your site's SEO. In his presentation, Adam Broadway provides a practical guide to navigate the complexities of SEO.

As CEO and Founder of Near-Me.com, Adam has become the "go-to" guy for knowledge on building successful Marketplaces and provides rich thought leadership on the company’s blog.

Adam Broadway

Near-Me


3pm EST / 8pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 5

What does Marketplace Success Look Like? Metrics for Growth from Ignition to Scaling.

Laure Claire Reillier looks under the hood of marketplaces and discusses metrics which can help you grow your marketplace from ignition to scaling.

Laure Claire Reillier is a Co-founder and Director at Launchworks, an advisory firm specialised in marketplaces and platforms. Formerly a senior executive at eBay Europe, she has 20 years experience in developing, managing and marketing products and services for digital, e-commerce, and platform companies. Laure Claire holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Telecoms (Ingénieur Télécom, Paris) and a MBA from London Business School.

Laure Claire has recently co-authored Platform Strategy: How to unlock the power of networks and communities to grow your business, to be published by Routledge in April 2017.

Laure Claire Reillier

Launchworks


4pm EST / 9pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 6

The Framework for Marketplaces: VCs' Perspectives

José del Barrio goes behind the scenes and breaks down the framework that he uses as a Venture Capitalist to evaluate the potential of a startup. Here, he elaborates on the juicy bits of marketplace characteristics, marketplace dynamics and unit economics.

José del Barrio founded Samaipata Ventures in mid-2015 and holds the position of CEO of the fund since then. Previously, he cofounded La Nevera Roja, the leading web site in the Spanish food-delivery market. The company was sold to Rocket Internet for ~80M€

José del Barrio

Samaipata Ventures


5pm EST / 10pm GMT

Day 1 | 6 March 2017 | Session 7

Growth of Marketplaces and Models of the Future

Kenneth Low underlines the trends in marketplaces, causes of the wave of disruption, and the future of marketplaces. Stayed tuned for practical advice on building your own marketplace.

Kenneth is the Chief Commercial & Operations Officer and Co-Founder of Arcadier, a global leader and specialist in MaaS (Marketplace-as-a-Service) technology.  He has more than 18 years of work experience in the area of Strategy, Marketing and Business Development. Prior to founding Arcadier, Kenneth was the Asia Pacific Head of Strategy and Business Development for PayPal. 

Kenneth Low

Arcadier


6 pm EST / 11pm GMT


Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 1

Live Panel

Join Bradley, Juho, Chad, Adam, Marco and other speakers in this live panel as they discuss the future of marketplaces, and other advice on how to kick start your marketplace.

Juho Makkonen, Bradley Riss, Chad Bilmyer, Adam Broadway, Marco Torregrossa

Sharetribe, Adyen, Panjo, Near-Me, EuroFreelancers


12pm EST / 5pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 2

Marketplace Research Says to Try These 3 Things 

Startups iterate often times. In this session, Chad Billmyer introduces 3 interesting concepts he has adopted from Marketplace Research, which you can use to retain demand and supply on your platform.

Chad is CEO of Panjo, an online marketplace stocked with unique items for sale from the world's most knowledgeable enthusiasts. Prior to Panjo, Billmyer ran Petersons.com, a college planning and financing Web site.

Chad Billmyer

Panjo


2pm EST / 7pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 3

Building a Movement, Not a Marketplace

Tristan Pollock shares from his experience building 2 successful startups on the mechanics behind a movement and tactics to build a movement, especially for marketplaces which are just starting out. 

Tristan Pollock is an Entrepreneur in Residence and Venture Partner at 500 Startups, the world's most active seed fund and startup accelerator.
Before that, Tristan empowered the most creative people in the world as co-founder of Storefront, a marketplace for retail space. Hail as 'Airbnb for Retail' by The New York Times, Storefront is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors, hip-hop artist Nas, author Gary Vaynerchuk and former Lady Gaga Manager Troy Carter.

Tristan Pollock

500 Startups


3pm EST / 8pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 4

Marketplaces growth strategies to break through the critical mass funk

Jaime is a digital marketer and growth acceleration leader with over 17 years experience across B2B and B2C businesses in US and Singapore. Currently as Head of Marketing in RedMart, she is responsible for all marketing activities including customer acquisition across all online and offline channels, retention strategy, branding, partnership and marketing communications.

As a venture investor and active mentor of other startup founders, working as Entrepreneur in Residence in US-based weeoi Ventures, Jaime also work regularly with founders in early-stage team building, business structure for growth and acceleration.

Jaime Ng

RedMart


4pm EST / 9pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 5

How Marketplaces will Scale in the 21st Century Through Decentralized Technology

Francesca Pick brings to light the second wave of disruption in marketplaces - platform cooperatives. She breaks down how decentralization can occur and how you can build one.

Francesca is a project manager, writer and speaker that works on how tech can change business, society and human interaction. She has played an instrumental role in developing the international network OuiShare since 2012 and co-founded OuiShare Fest, an interdisciplinary festival about tech & society that is held annually in Paris, Barcelona and Rio.

Francesca Pick

OuiShare


5pm EST / 10pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 6

What if Uber was owned by drivers? Platform Cooperatives As an Answer with Tips on How to Start One

A new movement, called Platform Cooperativism, is on the rise. Neal Gorenflo shares how you can take this alternative approach to thinking about platforms and develop one.

Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder of Shareable, an award-winning news, action, connection hub for the sharing transformation. Neal has become an expert on sharing through 10 years of entrepreneurship, thought leadership and as an avid practitioner.

Neal Gorenflo

Shareable


6pm EST / 11pm GMT

Day 2 | 7 March 2017 | Session 7

'Meet the Valuation!' - Understanding Key Drivers of Early Stage Venture Valuations

Raghav Bahl, a Vice President with BVP India in Bangalore, joined the firm in 2011. He has over 10 years of experience across investing and consulting. Raghav primarily focuses on investments in consumer internet, education, healthcare and software companies and has been closely involved with the firm’s investment in Swiggy, BigBasket, TaxiForSure (merged with OlaCabs),Travel Triangle, Snapdeal, Nephroplus, StayGlad (Acq by Quikr) and Palogix

Raghav Bahl

Bessemer Venture Partners


7pm EST / 12pm GMT


Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 1

The Evolution of Marketplaces and How to Take Ownership over Marketplace Payments

Tyson Hackwood reveals the fundamental evolution of marketplaces and how you can design a payment systems that increases conversions by 20%.

Currently expanding the Asia footprint of Braintree, he is involved with expanding access to the traditional payment methods as well as the emerging payment technologies. He is an avid mentor and educationalist, spending much of his time explaining 'payments' and how they can be used to grow commerce.

Tyson Hackwood

Braintree Payments


12pm EST / 5pm GMT

Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 2

This Simple Analysis Will Help You Retain More Customers and Grow Your Marketplace

Alvaro Glez San. Pedro explain how to measure your user recurrence, and to formulate business decisions based on this to succeed in a competitive marketplace landscape

Álvaro joined Samaipata Ventures in September 2015 and has been Associate of the fund since then.

Álvaro Glez. San Pedro

Samaipata Ventures


1pm EST / 6pm GMT

Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 3

Who Is Welcome to Stay On Your Couch? Insights from User Research about Marketplaces

Airi Lampinen presents insights from her research on marketplace participation beyond the individual participant, issues of fairness, and how money & labor issues play a part in marketplaces.

Airi Lampinen is one of the leading experts on peer-to-peer exchange and platform economies in the field of Human–Computer Interaction (HCI). Currently, Lampinen is a researcher and lecturer at Mobile Life Centre at Stockholm University. 

Airi Lampinen

Mobile Life Centre


2pm EST / 7pm GMT

Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 4

The Future of Work in Digital Marketplaces 

Marco Torregrossa dives deep into the trends driving the freelance economy, and how your company can unlock these human resources to build your own marketplace.

Marco Torregrossa is the Managing Director at Euro Freelancers, a network of independent EU affairs professionals specialised in the collaborative economy. He is also the Secretary General at the European Forum of Independent Professionals.

Marco Torregrossa

Euro Freelancers


3pm EST / 8pm GMT

Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 5

5 Secrets to Build a Product Team

It may be challenging for early stage startups to attract the right talent and hire a sole product person. To solve this issue, Hai has experimented with ways to build a product-oriented culture throughout Triip.me. He shares 5 ways to build a product team with many interesting examples.

Hai is the Founder of Triip.me - the leading sharing economy travel platform for truly local experiences which featured on The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, TheNextWeb. Triip is in 98 countries, 615 cities with 6000+ local experiences.

Hai Ho

Triip.me


4pm EST / 9pm GMT

Day 3 | 8 March 2017 | Session 6

Importance of Tech Integration in Marketplaces

Join Baris and Demircan as they share about the challenges in setting up a marketplace and how to overcome these challenges, especially on the tech front with integrations. 

Baris is a cofounder and developer of Marketinf since Februrary 2016.Previously, he worked at Intel as IoT Software Engineer in Istanbul. He started his software development career as a freelancer. 

Demircan is a cofounder of Marketinf. Previously, he worked at a VC backed marketplace startup in Turkey as a software developer, then founded a marketplace business himself. While trying to grow that marketplace, he thought a generic software can be used to power different kinds of marketplace businesses, thus started Marketinf.

Baris Palaska & Demircan Celebi 

Marketinf


5pm EST / 10pm GMT

Learn How To Build, Growth Hack, and Scale Marketplaces For Free

This Summit Is For

Founders of Marketplaces: Whether you have a marketplace or want to build one, learn more about the key aspects of building, growing and scaling on-demand platforms and marketplaces

Employees of Marketplaces: Add more value to your work by learning about the key strategies, especially, growth hacking

Investors: If you are Interested to invest more in marketplace and platform-based companies. Spot potential early stage startups

Meet Your Hosts

Anuj Jain

Anuj is the co-founder of Startup-O, a Singapore based online platform that helps promising tech startups to connect with Strategic Capital, Global Experts & Critical Resources in a fast way. He is a strong contributor to the Asian startup ecosystem and has trained over 140+ Asian startups. Having worked for P&G, GSK, and BIC, Anuj is a known go-to-market expert in Asia, where he’s helped many MNCs and startups successfully expand to Asia. Most recently, he helped a Jungle Ventures investee startup in F&B SAAS domain expand to SE Asian markets and helped raised series A.

Sharon Neo

Sharon is a digital marketer, connector and tech enthusiast at heart, having recently ran Digital Marketing Summit Asia online, with over 11,000 registrants from all over Asia. She hopes to do the same for the tech community, connecting people globally via online tech events. Sharon is often the go-to person for the Singapore Government when it comes to digital marketing matters, and is now also a mentor for GrowthX Academy in San Francisco. 

Hazel Teng

Hazel is a digital marketer, currently focused on building virtual summits. She aims to bridge the knowledge gap by offering the community a platform to learn from the best experts in the industry.

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