Netflix: This Isn't the Platform You're Looking For

Since 2009 there has been proliferation of VC-funded unicorns in a variety of tech sectors, and the bubble has been blown on the hopes of finding the quintessential dual-sided platform which will monopolize either the search for or distribution of a certain product (or both). As public investors are learning from the recent offering of Uber however, not all “tech” companies and platforms are created equal.