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Tech Firms Dominate Hot Startup List

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Tam Harbert
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Re: Tech Firms Dominate Hot Startup List
Tam Harbert   10/15/2012 9:22:05 AM

The really interesting thing about this list was that it was NOT dominated by IT companies in healthcare or in the consumer Internet space (like social media or online buying sites), as it has been over the last several years. Maybe that's just an indication that the enthusiasm over those areas has waned and we're getting back to basic IT plumbing.

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Tech Firms Dominate Hot Startup List
SP   10/15/2012 6:40:40 AM

Well not surprised at all. In IT companies the risk and capital investment is low compared to the revenues or profit it generates. Here in Bangalore one can find IT companies like grocery shops. And there are so many Engineering colleges that you need a good database if one has to list out :-)

No doubt Venture capitalist put in their money on IT companies. While in other sectors its difficult for start-ups to get funding. This also leads to lots of inequalities when it comes to employees compensation if they work for IT companies or they work for non IT companies. But then the companies pay what they get paid for eventually.

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Re: Smart Phones rules ....
Hospice_Houngbo   10/14/2012 11:01:56 PM


"We can justify it if we think what are the market trends. "

You are right. That is hardly a surprise. Most businesses depend on high technologies. The markets trends range from new electronic devices to network and web solutions. 

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Smart Phones rules ....
Nemos   10/14/2012 4:40:49 PM

" By dominating the top of the list and taking 28 of the 50 spots, electronics and IT beat out other categories"

We can justify it if we think what are the market trends. A lot of new devices like tablets, Smart phones, etc that combines the above services (Wifi,chips etc.). 


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