Technology continues to transform all segments of the economy. Platform-based businesses have gained market share at the expense of many traditional, linear businesses via their superior scale economics and long-term profitability potential. In our view, this platform concept is a primary driver of the success of the largest technology companies and most dominant companies – the five largest U.S. companies by market-cap (Apple1, Microsoft, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook) are all platforms.
Commentaries from Our Thought Leaders
On last week’s Behind the Market podcasts Jeremy Schwartz spoke with Alex Moazed, founder and CEO of Applico, and David Trainer, founder and CEO of New Constructs, on important issues facing the market.
On last week’s “Behind the Markets” podcast, Jeremy Schwartz spoke with Alex Moazed, Founder & CEO of platform consulting firm Applico. The conversation focused on Moazed’s definition of platform businesses and why he thinks they are some of the strongest growth companies in the global economy today.
WisdomTree is relentlessly focused on creating better ways to invest, and that includes continuously reevaluating and improving the positioning of our existing strategies. Jeremy Schwartz and Kara Marciscano discuss the recent enhancements to our WisdomTree Growth Leaders ETF (PLAT), which seeks potential outperformance within the important growth category while reducing tracking error to the major growth benchmarks.