Analysis of Venture Capital Investments in the European Internet Software and Services Industry
This research service analyses venture capital (VC) investment trends in the European Internet software and services market for the information and communication technology (ICT) industry. Private placement transactions from January 2006 to December 2011 have been analysed for the entire ICT industry. After examining Mega Trends and their implications for investors, the service considers the pitfalls and opportunities for VC in the market. The service is further broken into discussions of the social media market and cloud computing. In the section that covers the social media market, opportunities in mobile applications are discussed and reasons for investing in mobile application-based startups are provided.
1. VC Trends in European Internet Software and Services Market