Internet and mobile technology will surge into another phase in 2011. Venture capital firms, angel investors and startup incubators are gaining confidence in internet and mobile startups. A lot of startups were acquired in 2010 and brilliant new ideas and startups emerged to disrupt the various markets and industries. 2011 will see the dawn of new disruptions in internet TV and especially social commerce. Facebook is already in discussion with top companies to bring shopping to over 500 million people whilst they socialize, Apple acquired a 3D technology in December 2010, Google acquired a new technology to enter the mobile payment industry, and Google is still shaping its Internet TV for takeoff. The technology blogosphere has also made the following startup and technology predictions for 2011.
Five Financing Trends for 2011 | Reuters
Three Trends Entrepreneurs Can Look for in 2011 | Youngmoney
Enterprise IT in 2011 | Informationweek
There’s An App For That – Five Predictions For 2011 | ArcticStartup
10 Social Media Trend Predictions For 2011 | The Top 10 Blog
14 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2011| Mindymatrix