State of the Market: Consumer Technology 2022
Leaning on digital, omnichannel, and in-store technology ambitions, both consumers and brands are proving that digitalization and virtualization are here to stay in the wake of pandemic-induced shifts. We are seeing a rapid acceleration of consumer demand and investor appetites, specifically within the fitness and food tech spaces. The market is hot—but still presents great opportunities for investors and companies. We’ve compiled our analysis in our 2022 State of the Market: Consumer Tech report.
Wellness Technology Nsights Map 2022
Leveraging our extensive industry-specific knowledge of the wellness tech landscape, the Nfluence team designed a resource that displays more than 900 companies across the industry, providing clarity around industry leaders and key themes to watch. Organizing the industry in three main areas—Mental & Emotional Wellness, Workplace & Life Wellness, and Body & Physical Wellness—this map is your guide to an industry growing at a record pace.
State of the Market: Wellness Technology 2022
The Nfluence team has tracked and analyzed more than 900 Wellness Tech companies—digging into the nooks and crannies of the space to root out growth signals and patterns that can be helpful to company founders and investors. We’ve compiled our analysis in our 2022 State of the Market: Wellness Technology report.
Key Takeaways – What Makes a Modern Music Company in 2021?
We are pleased to share key takeaways from our second Media and Music Salon Series (MMSS) event “What Makes a Modern Music Company in 2021?”. We had a highly engaged select group of thought leaders in business and finance exchanging views and comparing industry dynamics on what is happening in music today and we examine the evolving definitions and players in the music ecosystem today as well as the role of technology
Voices Behind the Music Podcast Episode
Sun Jen Yung offers advice to music startups and entrepreneurs on getting their business funded, and what kind of strategic moves will help them succeed. The Big Takeaway: There are a lot of really exciting verticals for music outside of just the explosion of growth in streaming. Some of the verticals include gaming, social, and fitness where Sun predicts we are likely to see an influx of acquisitions in those sectors for music-related companies.
Market Briefing – Influencer Marketing : Q4 2021
Despite bringing marketing and ad spend budgets to a temporary halt, the coronavirus pandemic created a world where people now spend considerably more time on social media than ever before. In parallel, new, and existing social media platforms have continued to expand their public audiences, and roughly 75% of companies maintain a budget for influencer marketing in 2021. Here, we explore the current trends in Influencer Marketing, review the impact of COVID-19, examine recent M&A and financing activity and share our Market Map of the key companies providing solutions in the space
Key Takeaways – What are the Big Opportunities for Music Post-COVID
We are pleased to share key takeaways from our first Media and Music Salon Series (MMSS) event “What are the Big Opportunities for Music Post-COVID: Diving Deep into Fitness, Gaming and Social?”. We had a highly engaged select group of thought leaders in business and finance exchanging views and comparing industry dynamics on what is happening in music today and the impact that COVID-19 has had on music and these sectors.
Market Briefing – Consumer Data Analytics: Q2 2021
Customer data is increasingly crucial for companies for marketing and advertising and improve customer engagement and experiences. Increased awareness of customer data and privacy issues has put a spotlight on the industry, with ongoing moves to limit or eliminate key technologies such as cookies and MAIDs. We review the current trends in Consumer Data Analytics, review the impact for these trends and COVID-19 to M&A activity and share our Market Map on the many companies in the space.
State of the Market – EdTech (2021)
The coronavirus pandemic sparked a worldwide remote learning experiment. While other sectors failed, the pandemic transformed a slowly developing EdTech industry from a ‘nice-to-have’ to a ‘must-have’, dramatically accelerating growth in the sector. Our report highlights the recent M&A and investment activity in the EdTech market and examines the impact of the pandemic on K-12, higher and corporate education.
State of the Market – Customer Experience & Engagement (2021)
The customer relationship paradigm continues to evolve rapidly as companies now focus on sustaining customer relationships by leveraging Customer Experience and Engagement technologies. The CX & CE Market Landscape is rich with innovation and consolidation. In this report, we highlight the key trends and companies shaping the market and review the M&A and investment activity.
State of the Market – Wellness Technology Q4:2020
Technology continues to transform the landscape of Digital Wellness. Increased awareness on general wellness continues to drive tailwinds in the digital wellness landscape. Here, we explore a set of key themes driving funding and acquisition activity, along with new strategies being explored by leading players in this landscape.
Fortune: Why the U.S. needs a national climate investment fund
Nfluence’s Brewer Stone details the importance of the U.S. government establishing a $10 billion Climate Solutions Fund. The Fund would serve its core role of protecting citizens from catastrophe, in this case from the devastating consequences of climate change. This needed investment can play a critical role in speeding up the benefits of the best climate solutions in development today.
Announcing the Opening of Our New San Francisco Headquarters
ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF OUR SAN FRANCISCO HEADQUARTERS Nfluence Partners is excited to announce the purchase, redevelopment and opening of our new San Francisco headquarters in Jackson Square at 704 Sansome Street. At the intersection of Sansome Street and Gold...