What Startup Founders should know before building a C2C Marketplace

The Dos and Don’ts

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If you are building a marketplace, your primary focus should be on building a sustainable business.

In C2C, you are selling directly to customers whereas in B2C, you are selling through retailers/wholesalers

What’s the best way to go about finding merchants for a C2C Marketplace?

How do you ensure that your marketplace has a healthy competitive environment?

The more valuable the marketplace becomes for customers, the more they are willing to spend on it.

How do you choose which marketplace to build? (Or should you build one at all?)

How should you decide what category to build your marketplace around?

Is it a good idea to build a marketplace if you are not the first one to enter the market?

What are some of the mistakes that I should avoid while building my marketplace business?

If you are building a marketplace business then there should be no space for short-term gains.

Founder of Cudy Technologies (www.cudy.co), a full-stack EdTech startup helping teachers and students teach and learn better. I am also a mentor and investor.