The strategic merger of Shanghai Signing and Public Signing opened the prelude to the reshuffle and integration of the electronic signature market. The difference is that electronic signatures are not the most popular track in the enterprise service market, and the industry popularity has only begun to surge in the past two years, but it has staged the largest merger event in the Chinese enterprise service market this year. As the leading party in this merger case, Shangshang has successfully acquired the electronic signature platform "Quick Sign" in 2017. The merger of "Zhongsign" is the second merger of Shangshang, and it is also the first time for the domestic electronic signature industry to date. The largest action. From the entry of giants at the beginning of the year, to the merger event in the middle of the year, some people assert that electronic signatures will enter the end in .
The chassis is unstable Changes phone number list in the market landscape are the best weather vane for peeping an industry, and electronic signatures are no exception. Enterprise-level SaaS has always been regarded as a slow market, but electronic signatures are an "anomaly". According to iResearch's data: the growth rate of the SaaS vertical market in 2018 is generally between 30% and 50%, and only the growth rate of electronic signatures exceeds 100%, which has a high growth rate that other market segments cannot match. The data disclosed by iiMedia Research in the "2018-2019 Electronic Signature Industry Special Research Report" also supports this point: the number of electronic contracts signed in China in 2018 was 6.68 billion times, more than double the 2.84 billion times in 2017. It is expected that the total number of signings in 2019 is expected to exceed 20 billion times.
Correspondingly, after 2014, electronic signatures began to become a favorite in the capital market. Today, the well-known electronic signature platforms were either established around 2014, or began to transform after this time point. But on the other side of the coin, almost all e-signature players have more or less relied on the dividends of Internet finance during their rise, which also led to the continuous turbulence of Internet finance in 2018. Players who did not actively transform appeared basically signs of instability. Suning Financial Research Institute has done such a calculation - how many electronic contracts can the mutual gold industry generate in a year.