11 famous online marketplaces of different types

Here in Syndicode, we’ve done tens of mobile and online marketplaces in different countries and industries. And we decided to share our expertise with you. You can read the complete guide on developing marketplaces on our site. And here we prepared a shortlist of 11 famous online marketplaces of different types you probably heard about before.

There are many marketplaces available for you to use and explore. But we collected the information about TOP-11 world-famous examples of online marketplaces. Here they are mentioned below:

This is a multinational e-commerce corporation, facilitating online consumer-to-consumer (C2C) and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales. (We will talk about Marketplaces types in the next part of the article).

This is a Canadian e-commerce company that created a commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at a retail location, and everywhere in between.

This is an American computing company that provides online shopping from the earth’s biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories and many more other categories of goods.

This is an online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays, hostel beds, or hotel rooms. Type: peer-to-peer.

Etsy is a peer-to-peer (P2P) e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies, as well as unique factory-manufactured items.

Uber Marketplace develops, markets and operates the Uber car transportation and food delivery mobile apps. For now, this Marketplace is specific by having an only mobile app and no site. And there are many clones appear. Uber has been a pioneer in the sharing economy which means online transactions. It can be classified as a peer-to-peer Marketplace.

It’s a Chinese company which provides several types of Marketplaces at the same time: C2C (consumer-to-consumer), B2C (business-to-consumer) and B2B (business-to-business).

Of course! We couldn’t miss it. This is (you obviously know) a digital distribution platform, developed and maintained by Apple Inc., for mobile apps on its iOS operating system.

Google Play (formerly Android Market) is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google. It serves as the official app store for the Android operating system, allowing users to browse and download applications. It can work as a B2B and B2C marketplace simultaneously.

It is a music, podcast, and video streaming service. Officially it can be referred to B2C type of Marketplaces. Have you ever thought of this while listening to music?

It is a global freelancing platform with twelve million registered freelancers and five million registered clients. Here businesses and independent professionals connect and collaborate remotely.

For better understanding the types of marketplaces we mentioned in this article, we advise you to read our materials about types of online marketplaces.

Also, you can find a lot of interesting information about Ruby on Rails famous marketplaces in our blog. Contact Syndicode for expertise!

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