Will Unicorn Tech Startups Go the Way of the Unicorns?

Will Unicorn Tech Startups Go the Way of the Unicorns?
by Raman Chitkara on 09-06-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedAfter a record pace achieved in 2015, there’s no doubt the rate of billion-dollar valuations for startups has cooled down in 2016. But it is too soon to tell if the pause is temporary or reflects a return to the past when billion-dollar valuations for startups were as rare as unicorns.

Success in general brings greater… Read More


Emerging Disruptions from Blockchain

Emerging Disruptions from Blockchain
by Raman Chitkara on 07-04-2016 at 4:00 pm

For several years, Bitcoin has captured headlines not only for becoming the leading digital currency, but also for wild fluctuations in its value. Will Bitcoin succeed? The jury’s still out. But now the underlying technology – an encrypted, distributed digital ledger called blockchain – is riding a wave of adoption for many new… Read More


Industry 4.0 Challenges Should Sound Familiar to Tech Companies

Industry 4.0 Challenges Should Sound Familiar to Tech Companies
by Raman Chitkara on 06-26-2016 at 7:00 am

Following a series of acquisitions, one manufacturer is planning to pivot from a business model based on hardware sales to one based on monthly fees for bundled hardware, software, service, and connectivity. Sensors, the cloud, wireless connectivity and data analytics all play a role in this new model. It is a massive undertaking… Read More


China Further Expands Its Influence in Semiconductor Industry

China Further Expands Its Influence in Semiconductor Industry
by Raman Chitkara on 11-05-2015 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedFor the fourth consecutive year, China’s semiconductor consumption growth far exceeded worldwide market growth. At the end of 2014, the country had a record 56.6% of the global semiconductor consumption market.

China’s semiconductor consumption grew by 12.6% in 2014, exceeding the worldwide chip market growth… Read More