APIs should be developed from the needs of stakeholders in your ecosystem.
We analyze the value propositions of credit card transactions for stakeholders in the credit card ecosystem, present the value network of credit card transactions and summarize the profit model for card associations.
We exhibit Facebook’s ecosystem and present the value networks of users, advertisers, publishers and game developers using e3value and the TVE business model template.
To develop your ecosystem business model, you need to ask nine strategic questions. We illustrate this with the Netflix ecosystem.