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GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS &
STARTUP HUBS 2014
From Silicon Valley to London To Seoul

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CONTENT
•  General Technology Trends
•  Mobile Industry Trends
•  Startup Trends
•  Global Startup Hubs
•  Startup Snapsho...
General Technology Trends

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Continuing Evolution of Technology
Hot Trends at CES 2014
Bendable UHD TV	

Smart cars	

Wearable devices	

Curved OLED TV...
Global IT Industry Growth Exceeding
OECD GDP Growth in 2014
•  IT industry is expected to grow 4.7% and 3.6% in 2013 and 2...
Annual Demand Growth of IT
•  Global PC and TV demand will show a small recovery in 2014
•  Major IT products demand growt...
Mobile Industry Trends

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Mobile Devices is Still the Major 
Demand Driver in 2014

Smartphone demand will continuously grow along with decreasing p...
Smartphone Market in 2013 & 2014
LTE smartphone penetration trends

Market share of LTE phone in 2013

(Unit mn)
500

38%
...
Mobile Application Growth
•  Usage of mobile application is accelerating along with increased consumption of
smartphones

...
Startup Trends

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New Startups by Category (U.S. & China)
•  Charts below shows category breakdown of new startups in U.S. and China in 2012...
Investment in Mobile Companies Increases
•  Charts below shows category breakdown of U.S. angel investment
•  Internet and...
Seed Deals Receiving Next Funding
•  Companies receiving seed financing exclusively from Seed VC funds are almost half as ...
Global Startup Hubs

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GLOBAL HUBS

Stockholm	
London	

Silicon Valley	
New York	

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Berlin	

Beijing	
Tel Aviv	

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DEFINITION
What defines a leading global
startup hub?

•  Engineering Talent

•  Startup Culture

•  Entrepreneurs / Mentor...
GLOBAL HUBS
Population of Top 8 
Global Startup Hubs


1.  Silicon Valley
7.1 Million

2.  New York City
19.8 Million

3. ...
SILICON VALLEY
Startup Snapshots of Silicon Valley

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NEW YORK CITY
Startup Snapshots of Silicon Alley


	

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LONDON
Startup Snapshots of London


	

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STOCKHOLM
Startup Snapshots of Stockholm


	

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BERLIN
Startup Snapshots of Berlin


	

6Wunderkinder

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TEL AVIV
Startup Snapshots of Tel Aviv


	

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BEIJING
Startup Snapshots of Beijing


	
Kaixin001

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SEOUL
Startup Snapshots of Seoul


	

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New Startups by Category (U.S. & China)
•  Charts below shows category breakdown of new startups in U.S. and China in 2012
•  Mobile category took the largest percentage in U.S. startup market and second
largest percentage in China market in 2012
U.S. new startups by category (2012)

1%

2%
4%

Mobile

4%

4%

China new startups by category (2012)

2%

Personal
27%

6%

3%

Social Marketing

4%

Shopping
Social Personal

8%

E-commerce

0%
1%

Mobile web

3%

Social media
27%

5%

Games
Multimedia

7%

Media/Information

Kids
Education
13%

17%

15%

Web sales
9%

Search engines
Blogs/Forums

Gaming
13%

Travel
Health

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Web tools

25%

Payment/Donation
NGOs
Other

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