Ryan Blakely

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Innovation
With VC funds hard to come by and IPOs non-existent, where will the new innovation VC and IPO dollars have helped to incubate come from next?  One school of thought is that younger companies will become technology acquisition targets and be incubated through larger firms, a trend seen in the... Click here to read more
Posted by Ryan Blakely, on 24 March 2009
There are simply more buyers
Tech heavy NASDAQ is down close to 40% since mid-January 2008.  Two years with no IPO market.  Economic crisis wreaking havoc throughout all industries globally.  Yet software and IT transaction volumes are only off 22%.  Why?  One reason is there are simply more buyers.  Many of the large... Click here to read more
Posted by Ryan Blakely, on 19 February 2009
Market sector convergence is rampant
Market sector convergence is rampant throughout the M&A landscape and continues to be a driving force behind a fair number of deals.  For example, wireless device manufactures buying mobile software application companies, cable companies buying internet sites to leverage their content and... Click here to read more
Posted by Ryan Blakely, on 16 December 2008
Ryan Blakely Intro
Hello, my name is Ryan Blakely and I'm the Vice President of Research at the Corum Group.  In my 9+ years with the firm, I have had the opportunity to work on hundreds of engagements and in the process meet and review thousands of technology companies throughout the world.  During this time, I have... Click here to read more
Posted by Ryan Blakely, on 9 September 2008
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