Why Beacon Wants to Be the 'Netflix' -- and Not the 'Uber' -- for Private Aviation

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Sometimes, it can seem like every new startup wants to be the next Uber or Airbnb. And while it’s tempting mimic the most popular subscription and sharing economy platforms, it’s also critical to analyze which models would work for your field.

As a seasoned airline industry executive, Wade Eyerly has learned that launching the ‘Uber for private jets’ wouldn’t quite work for his particular flying service, Beacon, but that he could borrow some plays from streaming giant Netflix. Learn how he carefully hand-picked which elements would influence his private-flight subscription service.

Related: To Build a Subscription Startup, Streamline Your Service



Edition: November 2016

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