When a high-tech startup goes viral: A look at the internet’s most successful startups
A few years ago, it seemed like everyone was dreaming of building a digital marketplace for low-wage workers, but now, it’s becoming increasingly common to see startups building a massive online presence for the masses.
The growth of the digital economy is fueling the rise of startups that are creating the infrastructure to fuel this new wave of commerce.
In this infographic, Mashable examines the growth of online businesses in the past decade and how it has affected the digital landscape.1.
The rise of the online marketplace for lower-wage jobs2.
The boom of low-cost jobs3.
The emergence of the new high-end digital economy4.
The online economy of tomorrow1.
High-tech startups are now a major driver of the global economy2.
Online businesses are a major contributor to the global economic growth3.
High tech is reshaping the way we shop, negotiate and buy things4.
A growing number of startups are creating a new high end economy of the future5.
This infographic is meant to serve as a snapshot of the growth and impact of the internet economy over the past few decades.