Some crazy data viz today
For the life of me, I cannot figure out why watermelon-flavored Oreos didn't catch on. That isht sounds delicious.
Remember the Iridium satellite phone or Google Wave? Corporate innovation is hard. These all made the list of the 101 biggest product failures. The list includes 2 product fails by a current US presidential candidate.
Interesting data courtesy of WaPo. In medical marijuana states, prescription doses for anxiety, nausea, and psychosis among others are down.
We look at e-sports funding trends since 2011. E-sports and game streaming startups have raised $714M across more than 100 deals. At the current run rate, funding to the space in 2016 year-to-date (7/18/16) is on pace to top 2015′s funding total.
Who's talking about digital health?
We gathered 15 perspectives on the digital health trend from a variety of investors and corporate leaders, ranging from large pharma executives to Silicon Valley-based VCs.
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Interesting graph of intensity of lying by various politicians according to Politifact.
- Don't email me. This is not our data.
- If you want to argue about this with random folks on the internet, you can do that on Reddit.
Not Monopoly money
We dig into real estate tech funding trends in Q2'16. Real estate tech companies raised $1.37B across 44 deals in the second quarter of 2016.
College is so hard
Here's what college kids spend their time doing.
The Industry Standard
Barrons. Alexander Eule (@eulelog) digs into financial technology and cites data that is found in our Venture Pulse Report with KPMG.
Vator. Steven Loeb (@stegrelo) discusses Dollar Shave Club's acquisition by Unilever and references our research on e-commerce acquisitions.
The Tennessean. Lizzy Alfs (@lizzyalfs) talks about the Nashville food delivery scene and cites CB Insight data on funding to the space.
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