CompanyValuation ($B)LabelDescriptionMission and VisionRevenue ModelDistribution ModelProduct TypeCustomer ProfileBusiness Model Type
Accenture Business ModelAccenture is one of the world’s leading professional services companies with approximately 425,000 people serving clients in a broad range of industries strategy, consulting, digital, technology including application services, and operations to deliver end-to-end services and solutions to clients.ConsultancyDirectDirectB2B
Airbnb Business ModelAirbnb is a platform business model making money by charging guests a service fee between 5% and 15% of the reservation, while the commission from hosts is generally 3%. The platform also charges hosts who offer experiences with a 20% service fee on the total paid amount.FeesDirectB2B
Aldi Business ModelBy the end of World War II, Theo and Karl Albrecht took over the small grocery store of their mother to make it become one of the most successful discount supermarket chains in the world. ALDI operates according to the motto “the best quality at the lowest price.” With combined sales of 53 billion euros in 2010, ALDI North and South have separate operations. ALDI founders are among the wealthiest businessmen in Germany with a personal wealth of over 33 billion euros, combined. MarginsDirectB2B
Alibaba Business ModelAlibaba is China’s biggest online commerce company. Founded on April 4, 1999, Hangzhou, China by Jack Ma. As the company highlited "We generate most of our revenue from our core commerce segment. We also earn revenue from services associated with our cloud computing segment, digital media and entertainment segment as well as innovation initiatives and others segment. A substantial majority of our revenue is attributable to our businesses in China."Commissions, ServicesDirectB2B
Amazon AWS Business ModelAmazon AWS follows a platform business model, that gains traction by tapping into network effects. Born as an infrastructure built on top of Amazon‘s infrastructure, AWS has become a company offering cloud services to thousands of clients from the enterprise level, to startups. And its marketplace enables companies to connect to other service providers to build integrated solutions for their organizations.DirectB2B
Amazon Business ModelAmazon has a diversified business model. In 2018 Amazon posted over $232 billion in revenues and over $10 billion in net profits. Online stores contributed to nearly 52% of Amazon revenues, followed by Physical Stores, Third-party Seller Services, Amazon AWS, Subscription Services, and Advertising revenues.DirectB2B
Apple Business ModelApple has a business model that is broken down between products and services. Apple is still a product company where the iPhone represented over 54% of Apple’s revenue in 2019, in decline. Other fast-growing segments are services (digital content, cloud, licensing) and the wearables and accessories (AirPods and Apple Watch).DirectB2B
Baidu Business ModelBaidu makes money primarily via online marketing services (advertising). In fact, in 2017 Baidu made about $11.24 in online marketing services and a remaining almost $1.8 billion through other sources. According to Statista, Baidu has an overall search market share of 73.8% of the Chinese market. Other sources of revenues comprise membership services of iQIYI (an innovative market-leading online entertainment service provider in China) and financial services.B2B
BestBuy Business ModelWhile from a superficial look at its revenues streams, Best Buy seems the same company it was back in 2012. In reality, in the last decade, Best Buy has gone through a massive transformation of its business model. In 2019, Best Buy made over $42 billion in revenues and $1.9 billion in operating income, the highest operating results since 2011, when the company started to lose ground.B2B
Booking Business ModelBooking Holdings is the company the controls six main brands that comprise,, KAYAK,,, and OpenTable. Over 76% of the company revenues in 2017 came primarily via travel reservations commisions and travel insurance fees. Almost 17% came from merchant fees, and the remaining revenues came from advertising earned via KAYAK. As a distribution strategy, the company spent over $4.5 billion in performance-based and brand advertising.B2B
Brunello Cucinelli Business ModelBrunello Cucinelli is an Italian luxury and casual-chic brand, which built its success around cashmere clothing. Brunello Cucinelli built its business around the Humanistic Enterprise model which revolves around Italian Craftsmanship, Sustainable Growth, and Exclusive Positioning and Distribution. The company made over €503 million in 2017, mainly driven by its retail channel, which represented 53.7% of its revenues. Italy, Europe, and North America represent the largest markets for Brunello Cucinelli.B2B
Business Insider Business ModelBusiness Insider is among the most popular business information websites in the world. According to Alexa Business Insider is among the top 100 most popular sites in the US, and according to Similar Web that is the most popular business news site in the US. Its mission is to inform and inspire the audience, help its clients, and get better every day.B2B
Coca-Cola Business ModelBeverage concentrates, referred to as “beverage bases,” and syrups, including fountain syrups. Finished sparkling soft drinks and other nonalcoholic beverages referred to as “finished product business” or “finished product operations.” Finished product operations generate higher net operating revenues but lower gross profit margins than concentrate operations.B2B
Costco Business ModelWith a substantial part of its business focused on selling merchandise at the low profit-margin, Costco also has about fifty million members that each year guarantee to the company over $2.8 billion in steady income at high-profit margins. Costco uses a single-step distribution strategy to sell its inventory.B2B
Dropbox Business ModelDropbox generated over 90% of its revenue via its self-serve channels to convert users in paying customers through in-product prompts and notifications, time-limited free trials of paid subscription plans, email campaigns, and lifecycle marketing. Dropbox generated over $1.1 billion revenue in 2017, with an average revenue per paying user of $111, $305 million in free cash flow and 11 million paying usersB2B
DuckDuckGo Business ModelDuckDuckGo makes money in two simple ways: Advertising and Affiliate Marketing. Advertising is shown based on the keywords typed into the search box. Affiliate revenues come from Amazon and eBay affiliate programs. When users buy after getting on those sites through DuckDuckGo the company collects a small commission.B2B
eBay Business ModeleBay core business is a platform business model that makes money from transaction fees happening through its marketplaces (eBay and StubHub). eBay also makes money through advertising on its classifieds marketplace and other services. The company primarily makes money by charging fees on successfully closed transactions.B2B
Etsy Business ModelEtsy is a two-sided marketplace for unique and creative goods. As a marketplace, it makes money via transaction fees on the items sold on the platform. Etsy’s key partner is comprised of sellers providing unique listings, and a wide organic reach across several marketing channels.B2B
TripAdvisor Business ModelTripAdvisor business model matches the demand for people looking for a travel experience with supply from travel partners around the world providing travel accommodations and experiences. When this match is created TripAdvisor collects commission from partners on a CPC and CPM basis. The non-hotel revenue comprises experiences, restaurants, and rentals.B2B
Facebook Business ModelFacebook is an attention-based business model. As such, its algorithms condense the attention of over 2.4 billion users as of June 2019. Facebook advertising revenues accounted for $31.9 billion or 98.66% of its total revenues. Facebook Inc. has a product portfolio made of Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus.B2B
Fastly Business ModelFastly follows an enterprise business model, which offers an edge cloud platform. Fastly business model leverages on an active community of developers. As an enterprise business, a good chunk of its revenues is spent on sales and marketing processes. The company has 56 sales representative and sales managers across the company. For a monthly fee, enterprise customers get access to the platform and also account management and enhanced customer support.B2B
Fiverr Business ModelFiverr makes money primarily through transaction fees and service fees. The company follows a two-sided digital marketplace business models, where it needs to attract both buyers (SMEs businesses) and sellers (freelancers) that enable the platform to grow. The company looks at two key metrics for its growth over time, the repeat buyers and the spend per buyer over time.
GitHub Business ModelIn June 2018, Microsoft bought GitHub for $7.5 billion in an all-stock transaction. GitHub is among the most known open source libraries which enable companies of any size to store their codes. While its free-to-use public open-source library is the most known, the company also offers enterprise solutions.
Google Business ModelGoogle has a diversified business model, primarily making money via its advertising networks that, in 2019, generated over 83% of its revenues, which also comprise YouTube Ads. Other revenue streams include Google Cloud, Hardware, Google Playstore, and YouTube Premium content. In 2019 Google made over $161 billion in total revenues.
Groupon Business ModelGroupon business model is a two-sided marketplace where local consumers meet deals from local merchants. The company makes money by selling local and travel services and goods. Its value proposition based on attracting local customers to local merchants is quite compelling. Local consumers instead get savings and discounts that they would not get elsewhere. The company measures its financial success in gross billings and revenues growth. Groupon generated over $2.8 billion in 2017, by selling its goods and services directly via its websites and mobile app, and indirectly via third-party affiliate sites, who get a commission for each sale.
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McDonald's Business Model
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Netflix Business Model
Nike Business Model
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Nvidia Business Model
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