over the years, entrepreneurial firms can be seen everywhere, there is no lack of among them some of the “wonderful work” startup. Those vc, especially active in silicon valley is very keen on looking for those rare species. In addition to a quick exit or fake startup, has great potential to develop into the next Facebook, Apple or Google startups are venture capitalists looking for range.
the “wonderful work” is a common measure of startup sound enough adventure, or very stupid and crazy. Avoid fight with competitors, they instead, try a new idea, open up an unprecedented market.
of course, there is a fine line between between madness and genius are separated only. A startup is the fantasy like crazy or a genius idea, depends on the final result of the company. The following five startups, with successful about to confirm the feasibility of novel ideas.
, founded in 2010, millet technology from China is the world’s third largest smartphone makers. Today, millet business is no longer confined to the smartphone, it in the field of consumer goods and other intelligent household equipment are involved in. Until 2014, millet has more than 8000 employees, more than $46 billion valuation.
millet inconceivable is that it does not expect to profit selling mobile phones and mobile phones of low profit or even close to the costs. Its unique feature is that when other manufacturers rely on entity stores sell their mobile phone products, sell mobile phone millet rely solely on their online sales model. Millet manufacture and sell the product quantity is not much, user feedback is very important to the spread of millet brand. Electricity and online sales service, is the millet real profits.
first of all, millet pattern is very good to reduce the cost of the product. Therefore, millet products can be sold at rock-bottom prices, let the consumer feel content value. There are two small batch manufacturing advantages: saving the cost of warehousing and quickly adjust the product performance.
second, attention and response to user feedback effectively improve customer loyalty: the user is very happy to see their proposal adopted by the company and applied to the new product, in return for these users become loyal fans and the best millet brand advertisers. In addition to the apples, millet is one of the few have a huge fan of consumer electronics company.
Slack is a business chat tool. Officially launched in August 2013, now billion-dollar valuations, more than 30000 teams are using Slack communication. Is the creator of the Slack, watt butterfield, he created the photo-sharing site Flickr and sell it to yahoo.
the purpose of Slack is through the exchange of data centralization people and working document to replace the traditional enterprise mailbox, become indispensable a application in enterprise.
Slack internal integration of the mainstream of enterprise applications, such as Dropbox, Google apps, making, Heroku, Zendesk and so on. User traces in the use of these applications can be recorded by Slack real-time, and then provide users with a quick search function allows you to quickly access your file data and browsing history. Chat is a Trojan horse tactics of record – in fact you used to chat just for Google. Slack application, much attention has been paid to launch future development potential.
it is India’s largest e-commerce sites. The site by two employees of former amazon sachin and benny satya narayan bansal was established in 2007. Valuation of today, it has 11 billion dollars. At first the two brothers from amazon when going to your own business, leaving their family and friends all thought they were crazy, but it seems their decision is right.
it was set up in the beginning, specially designed for electronic commerce service logistics infrastructure construction in India is very backward, and then the people of India to the offline and online retail shopping are ignorant of.
in such an environment, it is the first book as the main business of selling at low cost. In this process, it developed its own cod payment systems, and win the trust of consumers, gradually to attract the loyal consumers shopping online. Then, it set up its own supply chain management system, ensure the timely delivery goods. After two founders and aware of the current electronic commerce lack of perfect after-sales service, so they start trying to solve this problem.
given India’s consumers like the characteristics of careful calculation and strict budgeting, it prepared a lot of bargains for consumers. Because the company running cost is lower, so it has the ability to provide other stores can not give discount. And because not everyone can in India at a nearby store to buy need to goods, the emergence of e-commerce has brought great convenience to people. There is a wide variety of goods on Flipart, rich choice, people can buy before it is difficult to buy goods,
Ubers is currently the world’s largest on-demand transportation company, valued at $40 billion. For passengers, you can order from the mobile application and then it send you to door; For the driver, he can choose the best route to ferry passengers, get a higher income. Throughout the process, no cash transactions, all transactions are handled by Uber internal system.
Uber believe smartphones can become the main mode for people to take a taxi. In addition, it also think that the driver of the car can make up for even replace traditional the taxi industry.
this app initially popular in silicon valley, between elite attached Uber Black service mainly to help users improve yourself feeling. However, how big is the app for consumers to the benefit of all is its convenience. Smart phones can locate the user’s location, convenient for the driver to quickly find the passengers. A taxi on the application of order, that is, a few simple keystrokes. Payment is more perfect, the application will automatically deduct from the user’s credit card.
however, Uber is how to constantly increase the demand of the driver of the car, is an important problem cannot be easily ignored. Uber constantly recruit the driver of the car in order to make up for the inadequacy of the taxi industry, more and more car service for passengers. Uber and allows the driver to make full use of their vehicles, and there is no time limit on this pattern actively to meet the demand of the driver.
razer is a company from the United States, the main producing consumer electronics products for gamers. The company was founded in 1998, the present value of about $1 billion, razer’s main products have the mouse game, the game keyboard and the laptop. Razer recently released their smart hand ring, Nabu.
razer that runs only serve the gamers hardware company is not impossible. That was in 1998, when the PC gaming industry’s profits compared with today. Although the development of the PC game later in stagnation and declining gradually, razer still insist on their core business in the PC.
in the United States, from 1998 to 2008 years of this decade, the game industry into explosive growth, quickly became the mainstream industry. Game and e-sports arises at the historic moment. Twitch, an electronic game ShiBo website, is the amazon to nearly $1 billion. Thus, ray snake seems to be the dominant position in the field of production of special products. Through the close combination between hardware and software, the ray snake game mouse and keyboard occupies 30% share of the market.
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