Polaris Office is a Korean-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company that offers a cloud-based office productivity suite. As we’ve come to expect from these suites, Polaris offers file creation, storage, sync and share alongside editing and PDF support. Polaris Office launched in 2014 and has amassed 35 million customers since then.

Which all makes sense and points to a hyper-specific vendor that is leveraging cultural and language differences to carve itself out a niche. If that was the entire story one would congratulate Polaris for finding a niche and leveraging it successfully.

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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.