List of online marketplaces

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This is a non-exhaustive list of online marketplaces.

Name Location Industry Year Launched Total Financing ($) Business Model # of Service Professionals Global Alexa page ranking
Airbnb San Francisco, CA, US Home rental 2008
  • Fees charged to home owners
  • Fees charged to renter
358[1]
Avvo Seattle,WA, US Legal services 2006 60,500,000 [2]
  • Premium subscription for attorneys.[3]
  • Access to legal advice for consumers.[4]
185,000 [5] 5,006 [6]
Amazon.com Home Services Seattle, WA, US Home services 2014
  • 10-15% of the project value [7]
7 [8]
As Seen On TV Clearwater, FL, US Consumer Products 2015 16,536 [10]
eBay San Jose, CA, US Any product 1995
  • 10-15% fees to seller
41[11]
Etsy Brooklyn, NY, US Consumer and hand made products 2005
  • Fees charged to sellers
168[12]
Fiverr Tel Aviv, Israel Creative services 2010 110,000,000[13] [14]
  • Marketplace for creative digital services sold as Gigs. Millions of Gigs available from Sellers to Buyers.
  • Fiverr charges a flat 20% fee to the Seller.
398 [15]
Freelancer Sydney, Australia Freelance marketplace, Online outsourcing, Employment website 2009 1,506 [16]
Freightos Hong Kong International freight 2012 50,000,000
  • SaaS-Enabled Marketplace model
130,130[17]
Gumtree London, U.K Online classifieds. 2000
  • Buy, sell and wanted marketplace using both free and paid classifieds ads.
  • Fees to upgrade ad listing.
155,158[18] 1,105[19]
Hipages Sydney, Australia Home improvement 2004 50,000,000[20][21]
  • Lead generation (for service people and home improvement contractors).
  • Gain quotes for tradespeople.
93,685[22] 65,868[23]
HomeAdvisor Golden, CO, US Home improvement 1999
  • Lead generation (for home improvement contractors)
5,908 [24]
Instacart San Francisco, CA, US Grocery delivery 2010 274,800,000 [25]
  • They earn a percentage of the total purchase cost for a delivery order. [26]
11,375 [27]
Jetsuite Irvine, CA, US Private jet charter 2006
  • The company has steered away from advertising as an “air taxi” with shared rides and began focusing solely on private charter flights.
Openbay Boston, MA, US Automotive Services 2012 8,000,000 [28]
  • Transaction fee on marketplace.
99,349 [29]
Skreened Columbus, Ohio, US On-Demand Apparel & Housewares 2006
  • Skreened artists set up a free account and earn a commission that they set on every order.
46,247 [30]
TaskRabbit San Francisco, CA, US Small jobs 2008 37,700,000
  • Task Rabbit earns a commission on every transaction they broker.
19,840 [31]
Thumbtack San Francisco, CA, US Local services 2008 148,200,000 [32]
  • Charging service provider for increased access to leads
240,000 [33] 4,073 [34]
Udemy Silicon Valley, CA, US e-learning 2010
  • Marketplace for teachers to create and offer courses
  • Earns commission for s* Marketplace for teachers to create and offer coursestudents tuition fee
518 [35]
Upwork Mountain View, CA, US Freelancers 2015
  • Fees charged to contractors and employer
528[36]
Lexdot London, Uk Legal Services 2018
  • Marketplace for legal professionals
  • Lexdot earns a commission on jobs completed.
ZocDoc New York, NY, US Medical care 2007 97,900,000[37]
  • Subscription to scheduling system software
6,665 [38]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Airbnb.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  2. ^ Cook, John (15 April 2014). “Legal marketplace Avvo accelerates with $37.5M, eyes international expansion and new products”. GeekWire. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  3. ^ See Avvo Pro site page at: http://www.avvo.com/avvo-pro.
  4. ^ See Avvo Advisor site page at: https://advisor.avvo.com
  5. ^ Company Press Release (23 October 2014). “The first app and online service to deliver fast, affordable legal help from experienced lawyers anytime, anywhere”. Avvo.com. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Avvo.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-15.
  7. ^ Howe, Neil (16 June 2015). “Why Home Services Marketplaces Offer More Than Just Renovations”. Forbes. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Amazon.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  9. ^ As Seen On TV Partner Program. “As Seen On TV Seller Fees”
  10. ^ "SeenOnTV.com". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
  11. ^ "Ebay.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  12. ^ "Etsy.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  13. ^ Fiegerman, Seth (11 August 2014). “Fiverr Raises $30 Million to Grow the Gig Economy”. Mashable. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  14. ^ Sawers, Paul (11 November 2015). "Fiverr raises $60 million and removes $5 minimum charge to help lure freelancers online". VentureBeat via Business Insider
  15. ^ "Fiverr.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  16. ^ "Freelancer.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2016-01-09.
  17. ^ "Freightos.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2018-01-07.
  18. ^ "Gumtree - Services for hire". gumtree. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  19. ^ "Gumtree.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  20. ^ "HiPages eyes stronger IKEA synergy". 2014-05-09. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  21. ^ Collins, Ben (2014-05-07). "Institutional Investors Have Poured Millions Into Australian Online Directory Hipages". Business Insider Australia. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  22. ^ "hipages - Australia's #1 Site to Hire Tradies". hipages. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  23. ^ "Homeimprovementpages.com.au Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2017-08-02.
  24. ^ "Homeadvisor.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-15.
  25. ^ "Instacart, a Grocery Delivery Start-Up, Raises $220 Million".
  26. ^ "On the way to $220M in funding, Instacart quietly changed its business model".
  27. ^ "Instacart.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  28. ^ "Openbay Raises $8M Series A to Grow Headcount & Expand Internationally".
  29. ^ "Openbay.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2018-12-14.
  30. ^ "Skreened.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-07-24.
  31. ^ "Taskrabbit.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  32. ^ "How Thumbtack Plans To Be Your One-Stop Local Services Shop For Plumbers, Chefs And Belly Dancers".
  33. ^ "Local Services Marketplace Thumbtack Raises $4.5 million".
  34. ^ "Thumbtack.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-16.
  35. ^ "Alexa rank for Udemy.com". Alexa.com. Alexa.com. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  36. ^ "Upwork.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  37. ^ See ZocDoc Crunchbase page at: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/zocdoc
  38. ^ "Zocdoc.com site overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-05-15.