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The Industrial Internet Of Things – An Investor Perspective

Anik Bose (BGV General Partner) shares his perspective on the industrial internet of things (IIOT). Over the past 18 months we have seen a sizeable chunk of our deal flow coming from the IIOT sector. During this time we have also engaged in active dialogue with larger technology firms that are playing an important role
  • 5 Aug, 2016
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The Digital transformation of Health Care

Anik Bose (General partner at BGV) and Ranjeet Vidwans (CMO at Blue Cedar Networks) share their perspective on the transformation underway in the Healthcare economy. The Digital transformation of the Healthcare economy is being driven by several trends. These include: The push towards Triple Aim – improving the experience of care, improving the health of
  • 12 Jul, 2016
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What’s Next On the Container Innovation Horizon?

Alon Dulce, BGV Intern (and MBA Graduate from Kellogg School of Management) shares his perspective on the next phase of IT infrastructure innovation around containers. The adoption of containers is poised to become one of the most disruptive trends impacting IT infrastructure since virtualization. Companies are adopting containers at an exponential rate, and especially in
  • 28 Jun, 2016
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Active Investing In Early Stage Technology Startups

Anik Bose, BGV General Partner shares his perspective on VC value-add in early stage start-ups. Venture Capital firms invest significant effort to convince tech founders to accept their financing deals, often citing the active role they will play in helping the founder build the company (i.e. beyond money/smart money). Vineet Jain, CEO and co-founder of
  • 26 May, 2016
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Eric Buatois on KQED – Why This Silicon Valley Slowdown Isn’t Like a Bursting Bubble

By Jessica Placzek, April 22, 2016: We’ve heard a lot about the tech boom in recent years, but now there are signs around Silicon Valley that it’s cooling off. “The hiring itself has slowed down,” says Kris Stadelman, director of the Nova Job Center in Sunnyvale. But she adds that we ought to put that slowdown in perspective. “This
  • 22 Apr, 2016
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The Digital Transformation Of Retail

Anik Bose, BGV General partner shares his perspective on the Digital Transformation of Retail. The digital transformation of retail is reinventing how retailers engage their customers, utilize their assets, improve worker productivity and drive supply chain visibility. Not only RFID, BLE and IoT sensors but also video cameras equipped with advanced computer vision algorithms are
  • 8 Apr, 2016
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Measuring The Pulse Of The Cyber Security Industry

Eric Benhamou BGV Founder and General Partner shares his impressions of the 2016 RSA conference and trade show This year, I dedicated almost 3 full days to attending the RSA cyber security trade show and conference. I was in good company: over 40,000 attendees and 400 exhibitors. My head is still spinning and my feet
  • 7 Mar, 2016
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The Valuation Pendulum – Growth or Profitability ?

Anik Bose and Yash Hemaraj BGV colleagues share their perspective on the valuation pendulum.  During Bull market cycles, private companies tend to be valued at far higher multiples than public companies. While we do not believe that private valuations should match public valuations (hyper-growth companies in new and exciting markets should deserve a premium) we
  • 27 Feb, 2016
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The Transformation Of Marketing & The Implications For Start Ups

Yashwanth Hemaraj (BGV Principal) shares his perspective on the transformation of marketing and the implications for the skill set required for marketing success in early stage startups today. “Marketing is Everything” – In 1991 Regis McKenna wrote about the transformation of the marketing discipline, driven by the enormous power and ubiquitous adoption of technology. While his
  • 15 Feb, 2016
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