All Things Marketplaces with Fabrice Grinda by Venture Stories by Village Global published on 2020-02-05T13:00:09Z Fabrice Grinda (@fabricegrinda), entrepreneur and angel investor, joins Erik on this episode. They discuss: - What Fabrice believes about marketplaces and the trend towards verticalization that VCs don’t believe. - How they evaluate investments and the four criteria that they use to determine whether they will invest or not. - His breakdown of some of the failed marketplace startups. - What you need to know if you’re building a marketplace business in 2020. - His analysis of marketplaces for home school, child care, therapy, construction, and more. - How this intersects with the future of work and the future of food. - Why certain legacy marketplaces have managed to stick around. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.