Ain’t it interesting how one single company can change things that remained unchanged for centuries before? If you ask people today “What is an online marketplace?” they will certainly answer “eBay, of course.”
But why do we call eBay a market place? I think there are two big differences that don’t really match the marketplace idea.
A few days ago I received an email from Toffler Niemuth of italki.com about their announcement of launching a language tutoring marketplace on their site.
Back in january I already did a brief post about this platform but I think they are a decent alternative to Myngle.com and eduFire.com which are in the same market segment for the asian and indian sector. Therefore, lets have a look what italki offers to teachers and students.