Alarmed by Netflix’s staggering success, Disney has recently announced that it was going to shift to digital streaming, too.
Europe’s venture capital investment reached €20 billion for the first time ever, according to PitchBook’s 4Q 2018 European Venture Report.
There is no question that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been a hugely disruptive force in a number of spheres. From the financial markets to the world of online entertainment, there are few areas in which their influence has not been felt in the past few years.
The online retail community is growing at an unheard-of pace. While this sector was generally reserved for large firms such as eBay and Amazon in the past, individuals are now able to leverage the very same benefits associated with such a profitable sector.
By the end of 2018, the venture industry deployed $130.9 billion in US-based startups, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor*.
We all reminisce about those days when one of the peaks of happiness we could reach was in knowing that we were going to take a trip to the local Toys R Us branch with our parents. It was a place where we could find a plethora of toys that fit almost any kid’s preferences. […]
ETL, a common abbreviation of extract, transform, load is a process commonly used for data integration and data warehousing.
In 2018, fintech companies have raised massive funding rounds at very high valuations. These announcements have often let experts and analysts predict an Initial Public Offering as the natural “next step” for some of them.
Without any doubt, SoftBank’s elephantoid $100bn Vision Fund – led by Masayoshi Son and Rajeev Misra – is putting the entire venture capital industry under pressure. And the growth stage is becoming the battlefield.
Financial trends change and morph over time. For startups receiving funding from venture capitalist and angel investors, it’s good to keep an eye on these developments to see either if there’s a new opportunity or a change in customer sentiment.
In a recent post, the experts from Boston, MA-based growth venture capital firm OpenView made their SaaS trend predictions for 2019 across sales, HR, marketing, corporate development, etc.
In an interesting global development, it seems that venture capital is no longer flooding into the U.S. as it used to, and VCs are looking to distant shores to make their mark.
Andreessen Horowitz, the iconic venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, identified five tech trends they will follow in 2019. Given their successes and popularity among technologists, it can be a useful move for everybody of us to follow them, as well.
It’s no secret that the creative industry is changing fast. A world that was once dominated by Madison Avenue is suddenly finding itself being disrupted by boutique agencies, startups, and consultancies.
The process that aims to improve the productivity and the customer experience of the financial industry, and to facilitate access to services for billions of people throught the opportunities given by the latest technologies is not in its infancy. Anyways, it is still far from being completed.