TFTF | Jan 31, 2020

Updated: Feb 15


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #24


Jan 31, 2020

1

VC Returns by Series

Investment in Fintech and AI & ML outperforming in the robust return generating emerging technology space with 5x and 15x returns in early stage investments. Cybersecurity was the lowest return generating investment in early stages. How did the other emerging technology investments perform in 2019?

[ Pitchbook > Full report here:

https://pitchbook.com/news/reports/3q-2019-pitchbook-analyst-note-vc-returns-by-series-part-i ]

2

Micro mobility’s 15000-mile Check-up

With over 85% of total investment targeted towards Chinese start-up since 2015, micro mobility space is heating up in the Asian markets and predicted to produce the next couple of unicorns in coming few years. The sector is set to address 50-60% of the total passenger miles travelled currently. How will this impact to giants like Uber and Ola?

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/automotive-and-assembly/our-insights/micromobilitys-15000-mile-checkup ]

3

2020 High-end Independent Talent Report

The use of independent talent has doubled year on year by key decision makers and strategic projects contribute approximately 55% of total projects, followed by 25% of operations led projects. More information on how each industry benefits from these talents.

[ Business Talent Group > Full report here :

https://resources.businesstalentgroup.com/high-end-independent-talent-report ]

4

Top Five Digital Consumer Trends in 2020

41% of the consumers globally say that they would pay a premium for a smart device. Customer facing applications and autonomies consumer purchase decisions set to have maximum impact in the next 5 years. More insights on how technology trends will redefine commerce in 2020.

[ Euromonitor > Full report here:

https://go.euromonitor.com/webinar-digital-consumer-2020-top-five-digital-consumer-trends.html ]

5

Indian Tech Start-up Funding Report

7 start-ups entered the unicorn club in India in 2019. 34 deals over $100 Mn dollars were signed by Indian start-ups with a total of $12.7 Billion dollars being raised. Which are the sectors that garnered attention of the investor community?

[ Inc42 > Full report here:

https://inc42.com/datalab/the-state-of-startup-funding-in-india-datalabs-by-inc42-annual-indian-tech-startup-funding-report-2019/ ]

6

Is Strategy Dead in Tech

Success in tech means defining the future right now. Google’s introduction of android OS in 2008 had only 4% market share but has now acquired 85% of world’s market share, a classic example of how a futuristic tech strategy beat giants like Symbian OS and Apple OS

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/is-strategy-dead-in-tech-the-winners-dont-think-so/ ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.