Blog: Internet Trends for 2013

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers have released the 2013 edition of their Internet Trend, which finds that online growth remains robust: “There are now 2.4 billion Internet users around the world, and the total continues to grow apace. Mobile usage is expanding rapidly, while the mobile advertising opportunity remains largely untapped. The report reviews the…

Emerging Trends in Telemedicine

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. Over the last few months the Advisory Services team at TechAlliance has seen a wave of new clients all working in the telemedicine space. The applications of telemedicine are extremely broad, and each of our clients are working within a different piece of…

Blog: Natural Language Processing

This blog post was written by Howie Chan, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. With Google’s recent acquisition of social media startup Wavii, an online tool that used natural language processing to source content for users, it’s clear that competing on data aggregation is not enough for today’s startups. Apps like Treato and the well-known Siri, are…

Blog: “Venture Capital Firms profit from investing in women-led businesses” – Analyzing the headline

This blog post was written by Deniz Temelli, Business Analyst at TechAlliance. A recent study published by the US Small Business Administration, an organization which lobbies for small businesses, suggests that Venture Capital (VC) Firms that invest in more women-led businesses have better financial returns than those that don’t. The study examined all US-based VC…

Blog: The TechAlliance team is growing!

This blog post was written by Suzanne Morrison, Communications Coordinator at TechAlliance. Hello TechAlliance Blog Readers! My name is Suzanne and I am happy to join the TechAlliance team as your new Communications Coordinator. As a part-time geek, full-time car nut and all-around lover of stories, I am excited to join the group of vibrant,…

Blog: Avoiding Fundraising Fails

This blog post was written by Alec Miller, Manager, Measured Innovation at TechAlliance. The Advisory Services team here at TechAlliance works with all kinds of entreprenuers, and after reviewing even just a handful of business plans or pitches, it’s not hard to start recognizing some common patterns. Granted, no two start-ups are identical, but when…