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Venture Capital Growth Insights: Conversational UI

Published: 23 October 2019


VC investment in technologies and products employing CUI has increased by over 70% in the last two years, reaching over $3 billion in 2018. This supports CUI emerging as the new, preferred user interface. Software product managers need to factor CUI into product roadmaps to remain competitive.

Included in Full Research

  • Basic Technology Description
    • Example Technologies
  • Overall Summary of Data and Findings
  • Sector Investment Trends
    • Primary Findings: Business Productivity, Media and Information Services, and Communication Software Are Top Investment Growth Areas
    • Near-Term Impact: Be Selective in CUI Software Segments and Use Cases
    • Recommended Product Manager Actions
  • Investment Trends by Stage
    • Primary Findings: CUI Investments Are Focused on Product Development and Supporting Scaling Up
    • Near-Term Impact: Enhance Your Software With New Capabilities From CUI Startups
    • Recommended Product Manager Actions
  • Investment Trends by Geography
    • Primary Findings: Innovation in CUI Is Led by Investments in the U.S.
    • Near-Term Impact: Leverage and Partner With Local CUI Startups
    • Recommended Product Manager Actions

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