Big idea: The Digital Giant Ethos
Today's Startups Are Designed To Be Monopolies On Day One
From day one, startups are designed to dominate markets, overthrow existing Fortune 500's, and emerge as a monopoly.
Sector after sector has become a winner-takes-all — or two-winners-take-all — bloodbath:
Facebook dominated social media
Amazon took over commerce.
Google ruled search.
Netflix won the streaming wars.
Add the global COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, and the gaps between winners and losers not only widened but also accelerated.
Make no mistake: their rise represents a life-or-death challenge for your company—no matter what sector you're in or how long you've held a secure position.
In my new book, "Everybody Wants to Rule the World," I lay out the disruption and opportunity ahead of you and your organization—and how you can embark on a path to not only survive but also thrive in the age of new digital monopolies.
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What will it take to beat the digital giants? Are you building a startup to be a monopoly on day one?
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