Interviewing with this IoT company and wanted to see if anyone here works there and can provide any cultural info on the company. Any red flags I should be aware of? Would love to talk to you anonymously if possible
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- SmartThings smartpmYou should consider companies like these if you have nothing to lose and not worried about job security, immigration concerns, etc. and be ready to roll over with ups and downs in the company (and with the domain, IoT in this case), you cannot just rely on founders with a track record or strong VC funding.
- If you look at the list of people who have multiple successes especially in different verticals - it’s very small and they are basically Elon musk level icons. This team is not that and it is concerning that they just brought the whole exec team over as a group.
- The biggest risk factor with them is lack of focus and hardware related scaling issues. They cover way too many use cases today to sell effectively as a startup.
- The founders are from Meraki which Cisco bought. I’ve heard that the founders are willing to fund the company with their own money if the money they raised runs out, so... something to note, I guess.