TFTF | Mar 01, 2021

Updated: Mar 15


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #50


Mar 01, 2021

1

State of Healthcare 2020

A total of $80.6B in equity funding was raised across 5.5K+ deals. Funding in this sector jumped by a whopping 45% YoY with equity funding to digital health companies reaching $26.5B in 2020. Uncover more funding trends and the promising future of Global Healthcare.

[ CB Insights > Full report here:

https://www.cbinsights.com/research/report/healthcare-trends-q4-2020/ ]

2

How Social Commerce is Helping India move from Interaction to Transaction

India’s social commerce market can potentially grow to be $50B. The sheer number of buying and selling groups on Facebook is a testimony to the fact that online socializing & online shopping make a highly compatible pair. Here’s how social commerce will move India from interaction to transaction.

[ EY > Full report here:

https://www.ey.com/en_in/e-commerce/how-social-commerce-is-helping-india-move-from-interaction-to-transaction#:~:text=Social%20commerce%20companies%20also%20help,and%20logistics%2C%20which%20can%20further ]

3

How Paid Loyalty Programs can help bring Consumers back to Your Brand

The landscape of paid loyalty programs is small today, but it’s expanding rapidly. A survey found that members of paid loyalty programs are 60% more likely to spend more on the brand after subscribing. Know more about how the pandemic has increased the value of paid loyalty programs.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here :

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/marketing-and-sales/our-insights/coping-with-the-big-switch-how-paid-loyalty-programs-can-help-bring-consumers-back-to-your-brand ]

4

Family Business Survey 2021

79% of business owners said they needed no additional capital in 2020. Family businesses, though resilient, should recognize their blind spots and take a leadership role that demonstrates their commitment to sustainability. In a world where capitalism is under fire and people are demanding more accountability. Here’s how family businesses can help win back trust.

[ PwC > Full report here:

https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/services/family-business/family-business-survey.html ]

5

Divesting during Covid-19

There is a greater urgency to divest non-core assets as companies need to divert their scarce resources to the best opportunities. ~40% of the survey respondents expect divesture activity to increase over the next 12 months. But, how can the gap between the need to divest and the added challenges be bridged?

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/divesting-during-covid-19-m-and-a-report-2021/ ]

6

Financial Services Playing Field or Battlefield?

While the digital transformation of Financial Services businesses is not new, its acceleration will be a key trend to watch in 2021. 56% of Banking, 54% of Insurance, and 52% of Asset Management firms expect to increase their investment in IT over the coming year. Uncover the 5 key trends to watch for in 2021.

[ GT > Full report here:

https://www.grantthornton.global/en/insights/articles/playing-field-or-battlefield/ ]

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.