So much of the discussion about enterprise software and services is about the giants who dominate. Think Microsoft, Salesforce, etc. But what about the smaller, specialty plays? Which of the specialty enterprise companies will be viable long-term? That is the question I am interested in. In Podcast 108, I spoke about Tuya, which is a […]
Jeffrey Towson discusses the Chinese smart home company Tuya in this podcast. He shares his five questions for assessing the viability of a specialty ecommerce company and discusses Tuya’s strengths and weaknesses. Tuya is a leading provider of smart home solutions, with over 200,000 customers in over 200 countries. The company has been growing rapidly, but it faces competition from other Chinese companies, as well as from global players like Amazon and Google.
B2B and enterprise software / services is a big, new frontier in digital China / Asia. It is far behind the West but it’s an area a lot of venture capitalists have been focusing on. There is the argument that the B2C story of the past 10 years is fading. I don’t really buy that. […]