Thursday, February 14, 2013
Top Noteworthy Trends in 2012 - All Things Digital Smartphones Tablets and Mobile. Social Marketing hits the Enterprise
Top Noteworthy Trends in 2012 - Continuation of Enormous Value Creation in “All Things Digital” But Volatility Emerges as Companies and Sectors Start to Mature Rapid breakthrough technologies such as open architecture and cloud computing are enabling unprecedented value creation. Multi- billion dollar valuations are continuing to be created virtually overnight. Companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Netflix that didn’t even exist ten years ago now enjoy a combined market value of $82 billion. In addition, in the private market, we saw $1 billion+ valuations given to hot, early stage “darlings” such as Square, Box, and Pinterest. Combined, they probably had $100 million in revenues last year!