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5 Global Hotspots for Technology Startup Innovation

5 Global Hotspots for Tech Startup Innovation

Even in a hyperconnected world, physical location still matters to entrepreneurs, investors and talent. Factors affecting a start-up’s decision on where to establish their headquarters include quality of life, cost of living, proximity to academic institutions, government support, the economy and existing “ecosystems” that help new businesses.

via World Economic Forum

Technology, Media and Telecom Trends Q1-Q4 2017

Technology, Media and Telecom Trends Q1-Q4 2017

In 2017, global dealmaking in the TMT sector saw 3,389 deals worth a combined $498.2 billion. Although total deal value fell 26.3 percent compared to the $ 676.3 billion tallied in 2016, a new Mergermarket record by deal count was set, increasing by 233 transactions over 2016 (3,156 deals) to reach an all-time high.

via Digital Lifescapes

The Rising Speed of Digital Technology Adoption

The Rising Speed of Digital Technology Adoption

In the modern world, through increased connectivity, instant communication, and established infrastructure systems, new ideas and products can spread at speeds never seen before – and this enables a new product to quickly get in people’s hands.

via Visual Capitalist

Digital Native: Most Innovative Companies in 2018

Digital Native: Most Innovative Companies in 2018

At leading innovators, R&D and new-product development have become digital endeavors. Eleven of the fifty companies named in BCG’s 2018 ranking of the most innovative companies — including seven of the top ten — are digital natives.

via BCG

Blockchain Leaders: Knowledge Transfer at Think

Blockchain Leaders: Knowledge Transfer at Think

Savvy chief executive officers, and their board of directors, understand the potential for business model disruption by non-traditional startup companies. Moreover, they’re aware blockchain technology offers a new paradigm for commercial transactions that can impact established markets, incumbent businesses and partner ecosystems.

via LinkedIn

How Digital Transformation is Advancing Hybrid Multi-Cloud

Digital Transformation is Advancing Hybrid Multi-Cloud

The industries that are forecast to spend the most on public cloud services in 2018 are discrete manufacturing ($19.7 billion), professional services ($18.1 billion), and banking ($16.7 billion). The process manufacturing and retail industries are also expected to spend more than $10 billion each on public cloud services in 2018.

via Digital Lifescapes

Digital Reinvention: Knowledge Transfer at Think

Digital Reinvention: Knowledge Transfer at ThinkThink is a first-of-its-kind global IBM event that gathers the world’s most inspiring inventors, leaders, and thinkers in one place, to ask: What makes you think? “Join us in Las Vegas, March 19 – 22.”

via LinkedIn Pulse