Category: Social networking

KPCB Internet Trends report 2014

In recent years Mary Meeker’s annual internet trends report for Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (@KPCB) has become ‘an event’ in the technology world. This year’s report was published today at the inaugural Re/code Code Conference. Packed – as usual – with a bewildering range of statistics and graphics, the report is required reading (or more likely skimming) for any technology company developing internet-based services.

Some trends and statistics from the report: Continue reading

Company Profile: Vastari exploits technology to connect private collectors with museum curators

Digital technologies allow startup companies to provide services in the online art market that would have been uneconomical or simply impossible in an offline business model.

One example of this type of digital innovation is Vastari.com (@Vastariupdate). Launched online earlier this year, Vastari is seeking to create a marketplace where private collectors and museum exhibition curators around the world connect in order to negotiate exhibition loans. Continue reading