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Mobile 2012 - Trend and directions
  • Increasing mobile upload/download speeds around the world combined with the cloud will create mobile game changers in 2012.
  • Look for mobile payments to replace debit and credit card... Click here to read more
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 03:00
Posted by Peter Andrews, Regional Director
Big Private Equity spending in 2011

In Corums "Forecast 2012: Global Tech M&A - Review and Predictions" webinar we discussed the dramatic increase of private equity activity in 2011. We saw PE spending big money in the Healthcare and Education spaces.

 

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 08:33
Posted by Amber Stoner, Director of Research
2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Last week I attended CES for the first time in many years. When the video game industry started showing at CES decades ago, I was there with a booth, right next to a Sony booth,... Click here to read more

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 01:03
Posted by Jim Perkins, Executive Vice President
Top 50 Venture Funded Companies of 2011

In early March 2011, the Wall Street Journal published their "Top 50 Venture Funded Start-Ups" article found here: ... Click here to read more

Monday, January 16, 2012 - 02:19
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
Growth in Social: It's coming from some interesting places

Where are some of opportunities going to come from in Social? Well, one opportunity is in attracting the older demographic. In the last 24 months, users 55 and older represent the fastest growing age segment in social networking. But for future trends... Click here to read more

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 07:10
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l
People outlive corporations Is innovation the key?

I recently read that only a tiny fraction of corporations reach the age of 40. A couple of professors concluded this after studying more than 6 million firms. They wrote that despite their large... Click here to read more

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 04:50
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l
A walk down memory lane

Reading Steve Jobs bio while on vacation a few weeks ago caused me to reflect on how technology has emerged over the years, and also how many parallels exist between the evolution of mobile in the current era vs the... Click here to read more

Friday, January 6, 2012 - 04:48
Posted by Ward Carter, Chairman Emeritus
Hardware to Software trend to continue in 2012

In August, 11 Marc Andreessen put forward his thesis on software eating the world. Essentially, his belief is that due to pervasive broadband and the high growth of smart phones (5bn by 2020!) software has reached a tipping... Click here to read more

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 06:06
Posted by Mark Johnson, Vice President

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