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Legal Troubles for Platform Business Models

Author Bio: Manan Daga is a law student at West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, one of the most premier law institutes in India. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.

Platform business models have become an integral part of start-ups, established businesses, and every other business line. They are growing all around us, from Facebook to Uber to even Tinder.

The convenience it offers in setting up the business has made it an attractive option for many young, and even many experienced entrepreneurs.

It becomes pertinent to delve into the legal aspect associated with such platform business models. In this paper, a brief introduction of the platform business model is given. Then, the legal troubles existing for these businesses are addressed.

However, there are many kinds of platform business models, and it can be challenging to address each one’s legal troubles. So, a general analysis is given to cover all the platform business models. Apart from this, a detailed analys…

What is a Business Model? And, How Yours Can be Revolutionary

Article by Eshani Jain.

What is a business model?

The term business model caught the buzz only a while ago but has been in use since ages.



Business models have only recently, become so sophisticated. However the importance of a business model is only increasing day by day. Think – Uber.

How does the world’s largest taxi company which doesn’t have to own a single taxi encounter losses each year? Well, the answer lies in its business model.

Why did people keep investing at Amazon even after it kept on getting losses years on end? The answer’s again in its business model.

And, why do some companies like Kodak get wiped out from the competition of consumer cameras even though it practically invented both the chemical and digital camera!?

Yet again, the answer is in the company failing to understand its business model.

It may seem hard to comprehend all of this right now, especially since you may not know much about the term, but let’s keep this in the back of our heads and keep reading.

Michael Le…