Selected Third-Party Assets Available to Startups

Selected Third-Party Assets Available to Startups

Proof Point

Startups increasingly leverage third-party assets to improve productivity, lower costs, and focus on more critical tasks

Selected Third-Party Assets Available to Startups

Proof Point Findings

  • Co-Working Spaces – Providing place to work through subscription services rather than long-term rental agreements
  • Markerspaces – Accessing best-in-class tools, equipments and training useful for product development or prototyping
  • Cloud Servers – Eliminating need to build high-cost, dedicated IT servers in favor of offsite infrastructure managed by cloud hosting providers
  • Logistics – Outsourcing delivery of products to shipping companies rather than building own delivery system
  • Freelancers – Enabling on-demand mobilization of experts in different fields as part of external team
  • Ideation – Tapping community of customers to generate new product ideas and find solutions to existing problems
  • Productivity apps – Empowering teams to work more effectively and efficiently through cloud-based platforms, such as collaboration tools, customer relationship management (CRM) systems, knowledge management systems (KMS), and office suites

Market Disruption

Business Model and Practices

Business Model
and Practices




AcceleratingBiz analysis

Date Last Updated

April 24, 2017

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