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January 23, 2016

the most active venture capital firms by start up funding : north america vs europe

5 biggest VC investment in north america

New Enterprise Associates (NEA) was the most active investor in North America in Q4’15, topping the most active investors for the third straight quarter. 

General Catalyst Partners ranked second, while Andreessen Horowitz rounded out the top three followed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield &Bayers and Greycroft Partners as the  most active North American VC firms.
Meanwhile Accel Partners, Foundry group,Google Ventures,Greycroft  Partners,first Round capital and Sequoia  Capital  rounded up the top 10 most active venture funds across the region





"most active top 5 venture capital investors by region

High Tech Gruendferfonds, Mercia Fund Management group were the top  most active venture fun investors across Europe.

They were followed by Earlybird  venture capital , NorthWest Fund for Biomedical  and Northzone Venture Capital  to form the top  5 most active venture fund investment group in Europe.

Meanwhile others which  made up the top 10 list were Index Ventures,Octopus Ventures, Point Nine Capital,Draper Espirit, 500 start ups and Wellington Partners


January 22, 2016

countries having the highest number of wifi hotspots

"countries having the  highest number of wifi hotspots"
"the biggest hot spots across the world"

The nations with highest and lowest wifi public hot spots mapped 




Presently there are  currently over 47 million WiFi hotspots available worldwide, which is expected to balloon to over 340 million in just the next four years

January 21, 2016

cost per installs across iOS device lowest across north america

"mobile app downloads across north america"

 Mobile app downloads across North America

US and Canada  mobile users  lead in gaming app downloads , while cost per installs across iOS device is lowest in United states





January 19, 2016

January 17, 2016

start ups funding by industry and countries


"start ups fundings by industry and countries"



"list of start up funded by VC across the world"
Internet web services , consumer products and Entertainment are among the most  funded start ups ,followed by healthcare, lifesttle and Software.
New York saw the highest number of start up funding with 17.7% start ups being invested and backed by VC's, followed by California and Florida.
In terms of top 3 nations which highest number of start ups being  funded, US, India and France had seen the highest among  of start ups being funded  by VC investors ,followed by Brazil, Israel and UK.

January 16, 2016

the top 3 biggest market for the $91 billion online gaming market :

Which are the Biggest Global markets for online gaming by geography



"China and US ranks among top online gaming market "

GLOBAL ONLINE GAMING IS ESTIMATED TO BE $91 BILLION, 












Asia Pacific with over $43 billion revenues along with North America's $24 billion revenue from online gaming  creates the biggest 2 regional world market. for online gaming  

However  out of $43 billion, china  make up for  over 50% of this market with  $22.2 billion revenues from online gaming and  forms the biggest  market for online gaming 

With $22 billion revenues from online gaming,the US  ranks no 2 , making  North America as the second biggest market with $23.8billion. .However Online Gaming revenues in china exceeded the US ( $22.2billion vs $22 billion)
The final break up :

1)Asia Pacific including China :47%
2)Europe Middle east and Africa : 22%
3)North America : 26%
4)Latin America : 4%



comparison of mobile ad revenues among top 10 tech giants

"percentage of mobile ad revenues  by biggest tech companies"

MOBILE REVENUE AS A PERCENTAGE OF OVERALL REVENUE

GOOGLE, FACEBOOK AND TWITTER  are among the  top 3 brands where mobile ad revenues make up for a sizable chunk of its  revenues in the United States
In 2015  Google's share of US mobile ad revenue pie came to 35% , followed by Facebook with 16% and Twitter with 3%
The above chart shows the mobile ad revenues in the US market compared with 2013 to 2015 and 2016 numbers are projections by emarketer.



Black Friday Mobile usage 
Biggest 5 tech acquisitions

January 13, 2016

average cost of renting an apartment across united states

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"real estate prices in rental apartments showing sluggish growth"

WHY RENTAL COSTS IN UNITED STATES ARE STAGNANT 

The cost of renting an apartment in the US is showing signs of  sluggish growth

The above chart shows the cost of renting an apartment in the united states compared since 2007 onwards. While vacancy rates  slowed signs of  coming down, the average rental costs  has remained  constant, with very little upward movement
In 2011 the average rent for an apartment  was $1011, in 2012 it grew to a  mere $1050, less than 5% growth.
 In 2014  average rental costs in US  was at $1127 and  grew   less that 4%   compared to 2013
In 2015 this grew to $1179 , a growth of 4.6% compared to 2014.

One of the reasons why this is happening is the demand supply gap.. while there is a growing inventory of  apartments.. for users to choose from.. The number of users  among them has not increased in the same way the " supply side" apartments" have grown

January 12, 2016

radio spends increase by 12 % while digital spends grow 4%




media spends by platforms

RADIO AND DIGITAL AMONG FASTEST GROWING AD PLATFORMS

Radio spends by US corporations  increased by 5%  last year, led by 12% increase by location radio spots
Magazine  ads decreased by  7% while  newspapers as a media platform declined by 11.8% . Out of Home media grew by just 1% led by Outdoor platforms
data : kantar media

January 10, 2016

start ups contribution to job creation : top 5 US states




which US states lead job creation by start ups:
The above chart shows which US states has  benefited by start ups in terms of job creation .With the Silicon valley and western US  has seen the highest job creation, which has been powered by start ups with upwards of 2%
However  a majority of states in the midwest region has seen below average job creation rates by start ups. The chart by US Census shows the US states and the job creation percentage across each US state

January 8, 2016

US average hourly earnings by ethnicity and race :

EMIRATES, DELTA AND  UNITED  are among the worlds most valuable Airlines brand with a combined brand value of over$17.5 billion .The number one airlines brand with a highest brand value is EMIRATES.Emirates  continues to lead the sector with a 21% rise in brand value to US$6.6 billion. Formula 1, the French Open and most importantly football teams from PSG to Real Madrid and Arsenal to AC Milan all display the Emirates logo.


"US job generation wage per hour"

"US average hourly earnings by race : white vs blacks vs hispanic vs asian"

The above data compared the average hourly wages vs average weekly wages   from 2007 onwards. The next chart shows US  unemployment and earnings by race, which compares Whites, Blacks, Hispanics and Asian in the similar duration. Unemployment among blacks has come down from 16% in  2011 to 8% in 2015.Among Hispanics from 12% to 8%

US yearly job growth numbers : chart of the day

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"US Job generation numbers"

"statistics on US job growth numbers"

US JOB GROWTH    DATA 

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 292,000 new jobs were created during the month, much better than the 210,000 new jobs that economists guessed. The unemployment rate stood  at 5%, as the labor force grew. Here are some charts published recently  showing the yearly US job growth data and top 3 US employment trends

January 7, 2016

nations with highest number of sexual partners : top 10 list




source : Statista


Global ranking of nations  with highest sexual partners


The art of making love might have originated in the  the land of Kama Sutra, however when it comes to the number of average sexual partners, Turkey is the country to make love with its population making love with more than 14 partners, as compared to 9 sexual partners as the  global lovemaking average.
The number 2 country with highest number of annual mating  happens to be our Aussie mate with an average  of 13 sex partners. As always if Aussies are their already ..can the kiwis be left behind ?

New Zealand ranks the 3rd place after Australia with almost the same number o sexual partners.
Americans meanwhile  have sex with 10.7 different people on average during their lifetime and ranks no  12. Canada ranks 11th and Switzerland ranks 10th
The UK ranks 18th havin an average of 9  partners in their lifetime


January 5, 2016

global advertising spending : US vs China

advertising spends : internet vs print

Global advertising Spends comparison: China vs US




With the exception of British Airways, the European brands in the table have seen minimal growth or a decline in their brand values. Iberia has been the worst affected, its brand value has fallen 23% to $951m. Southwest Airlines achieved a 52% growth in brand value Airlines 50 Sector Analysis – Airlines after a strong financial year and American Airlines’ brand value soared 39% to $3,649m, moving it up to 5th place

December 31, 2015

retail growth in US increase 8% as compared to ecommerce growth of 20%

"retail growth vs online sales growth in US"
data from MasterCard SpendingPulse™, which looks at U.S. retail sales trends across cards, cash and checks, retail sales excluding auto and gas grew 7.9% during the traditional Black Friday to Christmas Eve shopping season. The biggest winners this season were eCommerce and furniture, with double-digit growth, while electronics and men’s apparel lagged well behind.Commerce grew roughly 20% compared to last year. This is not a total surprise, as 70% of U.S. consumers report doing more research online than before, according to our recent Omnishopper Guide


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December 25, 2015

the biggest US apparel brands by sales per stores

The  highest sold apparel brand by sales per store in US


'The  highest sold apparel brand by sales per store in US'

the chart shows the most sold apparel brands by retail store sales .The top 3brands as published by NRF  is L Brands Aschena retail group and Chicos FAS.


December 13, 2015

Nigeria and India leads mobile web traffic while ,UK& US ranks 17th and 19th

NIGERIA INDIA AND SOUTH AFRICA leads as nations with highest internet traffic from Mobile .Indonesia,Poland and Turkey makes up 3th to 6th rank. China ranks  9th in terms of mobile web traffic with 33% internet traffic coming from mobile. UK and US ranks 17th and 19th respectively

"global mobile internet traffic ranking of top 20 nations"Global mobile internet traffic is led by Nigeria , whose mobile internet consists of 76%followed by India with 65% internet traffic coming from mobile web. Number 3 was South Africa with 57% of their web traffic coming from online mobile internet


Youtube ,Snapchat replaces Facebook as US teens favorite social destination

A new study by Forrester Research found that just 65 percent of U.S. online users between the ages of 12 and 17 consider Facebook to be cool—ahead of Tumblr (62 percent), Pinterest (58 percent) and Google+ (55 percent), but lagging behind YouTube (80 percent), Snapchat (79 percent), Instagram (78 percent), Vine (72 percent), Twitter (69 percent) and WhatsApp (67 percent).

However, Forrester found that more than 60 percent of respondents use Facebook the most of all social networks, with more than one-third saying they are on it “all the time.”


December 12, 2015

US smartphone growth 2012 to 2015

UNITED  STATES  smartphone   penetration stood at 72% as per 2014 Q3,  however by July 2015  US smartphone users penetration increased to 77% as of july,2015 


"US smartphone growth 2012-2015"
 As per  comscore data 191.4 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (77.1 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in July 2015. From 2012 onwards US smartphone penetration increased 21%. to stand at 77% penetration
Apple ranked as the top OEM with 44.2 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 1.1 percentage points from April).
Samsung ranked second with 27.3 percent market share, followed by LG with 8.7 percent (up 0.3 percentage points),
Motorola with 4.9 percent and HTC with 3.5 percent