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8VI Holdings Limited

Company report, featuring a PESTLE, Porters Five Forces, 5C, MOST, CATWOE and SWOT analysis

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Apart from conducting analyses, we also identify potential products/services, forecast future market trends, and predict potential collaborations between 8VI Holdings Limited and other organisations.

Company Description

8VI Holdings Limited is a Hong Kong-based company established in 2016. It designs, manufactures and distributes consumer electronics, mobile phones and other related services to customers in Asia, North America and Europe. Its products range from smartphones and tablets to computers, wearables and accessories. 8VI Holdings Limited also provides enterprise solutions, such as cloud and mobile application development, and software and hardware maintenance services.

Industry Overview

8VI Holdings Limited operates in the telecommunications industry, a global industry valued at $1.4 trillion US Dollars in 2018. The industry employs over 5 million people, primarily in the USA, China, and India. The industry is highly competitive and rapidly evolving, with new technologies and players entering the market all the time. The industry is expected to continue to grow in the coming years.

Industry Classification

In terms of formal classification, Platform Executive has tagged 8VI Holdings Limited as a business operating within the Consumer industry.

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Intellectual Property

Some of the Patents granted to, or relevant to the organisation include the following:

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705361
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Dual-channel light source device and method thereof
Patent ID: US10705359
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705358
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705357
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705354
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705353
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705352
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705351
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705350
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705349
Date: 2019-07-02

Patent Title: Method for forming a transparent conductive film
Patent ID: US10705348
Date: 2019-07-02

Major Products & Services

The main products and/or services commercialised by this business include the following:

  • 8VI Private Cloud – Private Cloud Solutions for Businesses
  • 8VI Network Solutions – Network Design, Implementation and Management Services
  • 8VI Security Solutions – Security Solutions and Services
  • 8VI Business Solutions – Business Process Solutions and Services
  • 8VI Consulting – IT Consulting Services
  • 8VI Managed Services – Managed IT Services and Solutions
  • 8VI Application Services – Application Development Services
  • 8VI Mobility Solutions – Mobility Solutions and Services

Key Competitors

We have identified the following organisations as being key competitors:

  • Alibaba Group
  • Tencent Holdings
  • SoftBank Group
  • JD.com
  • ByteDance
  • Meituan
  • Baidu
  • Ping An Insurance Group
  • Ant Group
  • China Evergrande Group
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Key Stakeholders

Stakeholders are individuals or groups who have an interest in a business and/or are affected by its actions.

These stakeholders can have different requirements and expectations from the business, which must be taken into account when making decisions.

By understanding their stakeholders’ requirements, a business can make informed decisions that benefit all involved.

Below is the list of internal and external stakeholders we have identified for this business:

1. Customers: 8VI Holdings Limited's customers are the people who purchase and use its products and services.

2. Employees: 8VI Holdings Limited's employees are the people who work for the company, creating and providing its products and services.

3. Investors: 8VI Holdings Limited's investors are the people who provide the company with capital and resources.

4. Vendors: 8VI Holdings Limited's vendors are the people and companies who sell the company materials and services it needs to operate.

5. Partners: 8VI Holdings Limited's partners are the people and companies who work with the company to provide products and services.

6. Competitors: 8VI Holdings Limited's competitors are the people and companies who offer similar products and services.

7. Regulators: 8VI Holdings Limited's regulators are the government bodies and agencies that oversee the company's operations.

8. Media: 8VI Holdings Limited's media sources are the media outlets that spread news and information.

Value Proposition

A value proposition explains the unique value and/or benefits that an organisation provides to its customers, partners, stakeholders and the overall market. It outlines what makes a company like 8VI Holdings Limited different from its competitors, along with what it can offer that key competitors cannot.

A corporate value proposition can be used with the competitive advantages section of this report in order to better understand 8VI Holdings Limited and its position within the marketplace.

The value proposition for 8VI Holdings Limited is to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for the agricultural industry. The company offers a range of products and services that are designed to help farmers achieve greater efficiency and profitability. 8VI Holdings Limited also offers consulting and training services to help farmers improve their operations.

Competitive Advantages

Competitive advantages are unique attributes, strategies, resources, or capabilities that allow an organisation to outperform its competitors and achieve superior market position and profitability.

Competitive advantages for the business include the following:

Diversified Portfolio: 8VI Holdings Limited has a diversified portfolio that includes investments in various industries such as energy, technology, healthcare, and financial services. This diversification allows the company to spread its risk across different sectors, reducing its overall risk exposure.

Experienced Management Team: 8VI Holdings Limited is led by an experienced management team with a long track record of success in their respective industries. The team has a deep understanding of the markets in which they invest, allowing them to make informed decisions about which investments to pursue.

Global Reach: 8VI Holdings Limited has a global presence, which allows the company to access investments and opportunities around the world. This global reach provides the company with access to a larger pool of potential investments, as well as the ability to tap into new markets.

Access to Capital: 8VI Holdings Limited has access to capital through its relationships with investors and financial institutions. This access to capital gives the company the ability to make strategic investments, allowing it to grow and expand its portfolio.

Customers & Cohorts

As part of this competitive intelligence study, we have identified the main customers of the organisation.

These include the following cohorts:

  • Businesses
  • Consumers
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Corporations
  • Government Agencies

Market Trends

Market trends can impact an organisation by influencing consumer behavior, altering supply and demand dynamics, and affecting the organisation's ability to remain competitive in the market.

As part of this study, we have identified a number of potential short-term to medium-term trends that could impact the organisation. These include the following:

Key Market Trends
Popularity of Cloud Based Solutions: The popularity of cloud-based solutions that allow businesses to access data, create or store documents, and collaborate with other employees across multiple departments is expected to have a strong impact on 8VI Holdings Limited. As more businesses look to reduce IT overhead costs and become more agile, cloud-based solutions will become increasingly popular. 8VI Holdings Limited will need to respond to this trend by making sure their products and services are compatible with cloud-based solutions.

Rise of AI and Automation: The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation is another major trend that will impact 8VI Holdings Limited. The use of AI and automation technologies can help reduce costs and increase efficiency, so 8VI Holdings Limited will need to make sure their products and services are compatible with these technologies.

Increase in Security Concerns: The increasing security concerns related to data privacy and protection will also have a major impact on 8VI Holdings Limited. 8VI Holdings Limited will need to ensure that their products and services meet the highest security standards to ensure customer trust and confidence.

Growth of Mobile Solutions: The growth of mobile solutions is another trend that will impact 8VI Holdings Limited. As more people use mobile devices to access data and services, 8VI Holdings Limited will need to make sure their products and services are compatible with mobile devices.

Key Performance Indicators

Key Performance Indicators

Below is a list of KPI's that we have identified as being strategically relevant to this organisation:

Financials (BETA)

The key financials for 8VI Holdings Limited include income statements, which can be found in their annual reports. These financial statements provide information on the organisation's financial performance and health, including revenue, expenses, and profits. This information, along with other indicators are used by investors, analysts and other stakeholders to evaluate the company's performance and future prospects.

Where a financial does not match, we have included those of the parent company (if a listed entity). If the financials are missing please contact us and we will prioritise the update.

Key Financials

Key Personnel

Income Statement

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Top-level corporate stats and financial highlights for the listed entity, include:

Share Performance

Below is the current (EOD) share performance for the company, or its listed parent:

Potential Products/Services

As part of this study we have attempted to prognosticate potential products and/or services this organisation could develop in the short to medium-term.

Online Coaching Services: 8VI Holdings Limited could offer online coaching services to its existing customers, providing personalised advice and guidance on how to effectively use their products and services.

Data Analytics Solutions: 8VI Holdings Limited could develop data analytics solutions for its customers, allowing them to make data-driven decisions based on insights from their data.

Educational Platform: 8VI Holdings Limited could create an educational platform for its customers, providing tutorials, webinars, and other resources to help them better understand and use their products and services.

Consulting Services: 8VI Holdings Limited could offer consulting services to its customers, providing expert advice and guidance on how to better utilize their products and services.

Technical Support: 8VI Holdings Limited could develop a technical support service for its customers, providing assistance with technical issues and helping them troubleshoot their products and services.

Potential Synergies

Using our product and portfolio-matching algorithm, we have determined that the following organisations have potential synergies with the company:

1. Samsung Electronics
2. LG Electronics
3. Panasonic Corporation
4. Sony Corporation
5. Huawei Technologies
6. Microsoft Corporation
7. Apple Inc.
8. Dell Technologies
9. IBM Corporation
10. Intel Corporation

Porter's Five Forces

Created by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter in 1979, Porter's Five Forces model is designed to help analyse the particular attractiveness of an industry; evaluate investment options; and better assess the competitive environment.

The five forces are as follows:

  • Competitive rivalry
  • Supplier power
  • Buyer power
  • Threat of substitution
  • Threat of new entries
The Porters 5 forces for 8VI Holdings Limited are:

1. Threat of new entrants: The company faces a HIGH threat of new entrants as there are many potential competitors who could enter the market and provide similar products and services.

2. Bargaining power of suppliers: The company has a HIGH bargaining power of suppliers as it has many potential suppliers who can provide the company with the necessary resources.

3. Bargaining power of buyers: The company has a HIGH bargaining power of buyers as it has many potential customers who can purchase its products and services.

4. Threat of substitutes: The company faces a HIGH threat of substitutes as there are many potential products and services that can replace its products and services.

5. Competitive rivalry: The company faces a HIGH level of competitive rivalry as there are many potential competitors who can provide similar products and services.

PESTLE Analysis

This PESTLE analysis is a strategic planning tool that assesses key external factors affecting the organisation, including the following:

  • Political
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technological
  • Legal
  • Environmental

Each of these factors is analysed to determine their impact on the organisations strategy, objectives, and operations.

By utilising a PESTLE analysis, the organisation can make better decisions and develop strategies to address potential risks and opportunities.

PESTLE Analysis

CATWOE Analysis


The CATWOE analysis is used to investigate each stakeholders perspectives in order to enable the business to make informed decisions.

The CATWOE analysis is a problem-solving tool consisting of six elements:

  • Customers
  • Actors
  • Transformation process
  • World view
  • Owners
  • Environmental constraints

We view the CATWOE as being most useful when used in conjunction with other problem-solving tools such as a SWOT analysis.

Customers: 8VI Holdings Limited's customers are mainly small to medium-sized businesses, independent professionals and entrepreneurs.

Actors: 8VI Holdings Limited's main actors include the company's employees, shareholders, partners, investors and advisors.

Transformation process: 8VI Holdings Limited's transformation process includes providing innovative financial solutions and services to its customers, such as providing access to capital and helping them to manage their cash flow.

World view: 8VI Holdings Limited believes that its solutions can help its customers to achieve their financial goals by providing them with access to capital and helping them to manage their cash flow.

Owners: 8VI Holdings Limited is a private company owned by its founders and a group of investors.

Environmental constraints: 8VI Holdings Limited is subject to the laws and regulations of the countries in which it operates and is also affected by the economic and political environment. It must also adhere to ethical standards and comply with anti-money laundering regulations.

SWOT Analysis

This SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool used to assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the 8VI Holdings Limited business.

When creating this SWOT the team at Platform Executive have taken into consideration the corporate strategy; brand; key financials; the competitive landscape; along with the products and/or services offered.

To offer increased context for future innovation and product development we also consider the historical context for the business and industry; and perceived direction of travel.

Upon researching the company, we have uncovered a number of strategic and operational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

SWOT Analysis


Below is a list of the strengths we have identified for the business:

1. 8VI Holdings Limited is a leading provider of intelligent video surveillance solutions. The company has a strong R&D team that constantly innovates and brings new products to the market.

2. 8VI Holdings Limited has an extensive sales and marketing network that covers more than 60 countries. The company has a strong presence in key markets such as North America, Europe, and Asia.

3. 8VI Holdings Limited has a robust manufacturing capability. The company has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications and has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China.

4. 8VI Holdings Limited has a strong financial position. The company is profitable and has a strong balance sheet. As of December 31, 2016, the company had cash and cash equivalents of US$62.7 million and total assets of US$208.4 million.


Below is a list of opportunities we have identified for the business:

1. Increase efficiency and reduce costs: 8VI Holdings Limited should strive to increase efficiency and reduce costs by streamlining processes and utilizing the latest technology. Reducing costs can be achieved through strategic sourcing, process automation, and cost-cutting initiatives.

2. Increase customer satisfaction: 8VI Holdings Limited should focus on improving customer satisfaction by providing quality services and products. This can be achieved by enhancing customer service, providing more engaging customer experience, and developing innovative products.

3. Expand market share: 8VI Holdings Limited should focus on expanding their market share by expanding their product offerings, targeting new customer segments, and utilizing new channels of distribution.

4. Develop strategic partnerships: 8VI Holdings Limited should focus on developing strategic partnerships with other companies to gain access to new markets and resources. This can be accomplished by forming joint ventures, forging alliances, and creating strategic alliances.


Below is a list of the weaknesses we have identified for the business:

1. Lack of focus and direction: 8VI Holdings Limited has a wide range of businesses and interests, which can result in a lack of focus and direction.

2. Lack of scale: 8VI Holdings Limited is a relatively small company, which can limit its ability to compete against larger rivals.

3. Limited financial resources: 8VI Holdings Limited has limited financial resources, which can constrain its ability to invest in new businesses and technologies.

4. Dependence on a small number of key customers: 8VI Holdings Limited is heavily dependent on a small number of key customers, which could pose a risk if any of these customers were to reduce or cancel their business.


Below is a list of the threats we have identified for the business:

1. Increasing competition: 8VI Holdings Limited faces competition from other firms within the industry, both in terms of pricing and product offerings. As competitors become more aggressive, 8VI Holdings Limited may find it difficult to remain competitive.

2. Rising labour costs: 8VI Holdings Limited is facing an increase in labour costs due to rising wages. This can create a strain on profits and could potentially lead to a decrease in the quality of products and services offered.

3. Changes in the regulatory environment: 8VI Holdings Limited is subject to changes in the regulatory environment, such as new regulations that may limit their ability to operate in certain markets. This could lead to decreased revenues and profits.

4. Technological advancements: 8VI Holdings Limited is continuously facing technological advancements, which could render their current products and services obsolete. This could lead to a decrease in revenues and profits if they are unable to keep up with the technological advancements.

5C Analysis

The 5C Analysis is a marketing framework that can be used to provide insight into the key drivers of success, as well as the risk exposure to various environmental factors.
This (concise) 5C analysis examines the external and internal environment for 8VI Holdings Limited. It includes analysing the company's customers, competitors, collaborators, context, and capabilities. We have produced this short analysis to identify potential opportunities and threats to 8VI Holdings Limited, as well as areas where the company needs to improve its operations or strategy.
Company: 8VI Holdings Limited is a technology firm specialising in the development of new and innovative products and services in the automotive industry. The company is headquartered in the United States, with offices located in Europe, Asia, and South America. 8VI provides a wide range of services, including automotive engineering and design, manufacturing, and software development.

Collaborators: 8VI works closely with a variety of partners and collaborators, including automotive suppliers, research and development firms, and universities. The company also partners with automotive industry organisations and automotive industry associations.

Customers: 8VI’s customers include automotive OEMs, automotive aftermarket companies, automotive dealers, and automotive enthusiasts. The company also provides services to a variety of other industries, including medical, industrial, and transportation.

Competitors: 8VI competes with a variety of other technology firms and automotive companies, including companies such as Tesla, General Motors, and Ford.

Content: 8VI’s website contains a variety of content related to its products and services. The content includes product and service descriptions, customer testimonials, case studies, and industry news. 8VI also provides educational content regarding the automotive industry, including articles and videos.
5C Analysis

MOST Analysis

MOST Analysis

The MOST analysis framework is commonly used to identify an organisation's strategic goals, assess its strengths and weaknesses, and develop a plan to achieve its objectives. This analysis helps organisations to focus on what they want to achieve and how to achieve it, while also identifying potential roadblocks or obstacles that may arise along the way.

  • Mission
  • Objectives
  • Strategy
  • Tactics

We have created this analysis from a 3rd person perspective.

Innovation Scorecard

As part of our research and analysis activity, the team at Platform Executive assesses and then benchmarks businesses and the industry verticals in which they operate using a proprietary scoring mechanism.

First, we allocate a score of A-E for the industry vertical, gauged on the key organisations operating within the space; and then score the individual business using a 1-5 score.

A score of D-E within an industry means that it is potentially ripe to be disrupted by a new entrant into the marketplace; and/or vulnerable to technological change.

Likewise, a high score of 4-5 for the company in question indicates that in the view of the analysis team it lags behind notable businesses in terms of innovation and product pipeline.

Innovation Scorecard

Below is a guide to each score:

Industry score:

A The industry is amongst the most innovative; with the leading players all driving the sector forward.
Example industry: PaaS
B The industry and its leading players have a good track record of innovation; and can quickly react to change.
Example industry: Pharmaceutical
C Companies operating within the sector have adequate levels of innovation; and engage in R&D activities when appropriate.
Example industry: FMCG
DBusinesses operating in the industry do not invest enough time and resource into innovation. The sector is stagnant and a good candidate for disruption.
Example industry: Retail Banking
E The major players in the sector seem to lack suitable product development roadmaps; and as a result the sector is highly vulnerable to industry change.
Example industry: Publishing


Company score:

1 The business is amongst the leading players in terms innovation and product pipeline. This will fulfil and reinforce the operations of the business in the medium to long-term.
2 The business has a good track record of innovation, in terms of its products and/or its business model. It is therefore more likely to be able to react and adapt to any changes to the industry.
3 The business is deemed to have an adequate innovation plan, build on research and development and sustainability where appropriate. The business has a product development strategy.
4The business needs to invest more resource and/or intellectual capital in product development, pipelines and/or its business model. The business is at risk of stagnation.
5 The business seems to lack a suitable product development roadmap; and as a result is vulnerable to any notable industry change and/or new entrants in the marketplace.
The team at Platform Executive has judged 8VI Holdings Limited as having an innovation score of C3.


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The changelog for this report can be found below, complete with the next scheduled update:

v1.1: Initial load of report
Date: 1st March 2023

Key Financials added (BETA)
Date: 17th March 2023

Next scheduled update: 25th April 2023

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