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Digital Games Revenue will Reach $200 Billion

Digital Games Revenue will Reach $200 Billion

Digi-Capital forecasts that games industry software and hardware combined revenue could drive well over $200 billion by 2023, and tracked a record $5.7 billion investment in games companies in 2018.

via Digi Capital

Why U.S Investment Leads Global IT Market Growth

Why U.S Investment Leads Global IT Market Growth

According to the Forrester outlook, a weakening global economy will cause the worldwide technology market’s growth to slow from 5% in 2018 to 3.8% by 2020. However, the U.S. market is forecast at $1.46 trillion in 2019, that’s 6.3% growth.

via Forrester

Augmented and Virtual Reality Market Update

Augmented and Virtual Reality Market Update

“The largest number of Augmented and Virtual Reality deals by category in 2018 were in core tech, games, photo/video, solution/services, enterprise and smartglasses. However, there was a broad range of deals across 21 other AR/VR categories last year.”

via Digi Capital

Industrial and IoT Blockchain Global Market Upside

Industrial and IoT Blockchain Global Market Upside

The latest worldwide market study finds $174 million in Industrial and IoT Blockchain spending today and predicts the market will expand to $573 million by 2023 – driven by encouraging pilot project results and ongoing corporate investments.

via IoT Analytics

Digital Games Investment Reached $5.7B in 2018

Digital Games Investment Reached $5.7B in 2018

The Games Report Q1 2019 tracked companies raising $5.7 billion in 2018, which was over twice the previous record investment from 2017. Epic Games’ $1.25 billion was the largest round raised last year, and the largest non-IPO games investment of all time.

via Digi Capital

Global Merger and Acquisition Trends Update

Global Merger and Acquisition Trends Update

Global M&A value dipped lower in November as dealmakers cope with unsteady political conditions and falling asset prices. However, despite the year-over-year drop in monthly deal value, the year-to-date total for 2018 — $3.3 trillion — has exceeded the amounts seen in each of the last two years.

via Acuris

U.S. Banking Investment in Fintech Start-Ups

U.S. Banking Investment in Fintech Start-Ups

U.S. financial services firms are actively investing in fintech startups. In 2018 (YTD 11/21), the top 11 U.S. banks by assets participated in a total of 49 equity rounds to fintech startups. This compares to 19 in 2017 and 33 in 2016.

via CB Insights