Financial MarketsLarge scale platforms of financial exchange such as stock, bond, derivatives, commodity and money markets.
Over-the-CounterA market that is conducted by a dealer network. Typically involves some level of human negotiation. Many financial markets are over-the-counter including major bond markets.
ReinsuranceA market for insurance companies to buy insurance. A method of transferring risk.
CrowdfundingPlatforms that allow people to pitch projects, ventures and causes to a community to raise funds. A potential challenge to traditional methods of finance.
Farmer's MarketsPhysical locations that are used to sell agricultural products directly to consumers.
Wholesale MarketsElectronic platforms and physical locations for selling to businesses such as retailers, restaurants and distributors. trade fairs are essentially marketing events but are also important to closing business-to-business sales.
EventsThe market for event tickets.
Digital AssetsMarkets for digital assets such as domain names.
Platform MarketsA market for products and services related to a technology platform. For example, an app market for a type of mobile device.
AuctionsA market based on competitive bidding.
ReuseMarkets for used items such as cars, industrial equipment or vintage clothing.
ArtThe market for art as an investment or for the enjoyment of the buyer. Art is an unusual market as it can be difficult to value with some items considered "priceless."
CollectablesThe market for antiques and other collectables such as limited edition pop culture items.
AdvertisingThe market for people's attention.
Job MarketPlatforms and agents who connect workers and employers.
Real Estate MarketThe market for real estate typically involves agents representing both buyers and sellers.
SocialTwo-sided markets that connect people for social purposes such as dating.
A platform, system or forum of exchange that connects two sides with complementary needs.