Social TV Has Arrived…Is There a Business Model?

Nielsen has made it official- Multi-tasking across screens, particularly while watching TV, is now the norm. With US Smartphone penetration on pace to reach 80% next year (Asymco) and 2012 tablet sales of 136 million units, the era of Social TV has arrived. Continue Reading

The Early Stage VC Decision Making Process Infographic

Interesting infographic from Anna Vital in San Francisco, from the Kickstarter campaign “Becoming an Entrepreneur” Kickstarter campaign. Trying to get inside the mind of an early stage VC investor. Infographics could help dyslexic entrepreneurs to access the valuable insights that are currently “locked” in books or blog posts. The idea came to Anna as she is dyslexic herself. Continue Reading

New LumaScapes Organize Digital Funding and Online Gaming

Last week, LumaPartners released the Gaming Lumascape, capturing the various components of this booming industry, which is estimated at $21 billion in revenue in 2011 according to this KMPG report. From console manufactures to game developer studios, physical distribution in Bestbuy to gaming portals, the gaming industry encompasses hundreds of startups and billions in funding. Continue Reading

Save and Print These LumaScapes to Get a Grasp on Digital Media [Infographics]

Commerce LumaScape Infographic

LumaPartners, a US-based consulting firm, has created a series of infographics that chart the various vertical of the digital media industry including display advertising, mobile, commerce, search, social, and video. Dubbed LUMAscapes, each infographic provides a breakdown of the players in the vertical, by category Continue Reading