|Rebecca Fannin of Silicon Dragon |
makes her annual trend review.
1. The emergence of tech hotspots in a broader group of markets, including Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong to supplement the Asian strongholds of Shanghai, Beijing and Bangalore. A resurgence of Japan as a venture capital base. See Kiwi, Aussie, and Silicon Harbour write-ups at Forbes.com.
2. A huge growth in accelerators, incubators and crowd-funding sources throughout emerging markets – and globally. The increased prominence of angel investors as funding sources for startups and an alternative to venture capital.
Keep reading at Forbes.com to see the remaining 8 trends.
Happy New Year!
"The Silicon Dragon Lady"