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More than $329M / in Private Equity last week meant to the digital economy

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Excellent news that demonstrates that, the Private Equity has henceforth strong-feet within the industry. More than $10M/ inVenturefor a global funding that surpassed 635M. Connectikpeople.co can recall:
$8.0M/Venture for Clip that provides a mobile payment service for small merchants in Mexico to accept credit cards and online payments. Investors include:Alta Ventures Mexico (Lead), Endeavor Catalyst, Sierra Ventures, American Express Ventures and more.
$16M/Series Dfor NowThis News, that makes short form digital videos for mobile devices and social platforms. The company plans to expand its channel strategy with the launch of NowThisElection. Investors include: Axel Springer (Lead) and more.
$30M/Series Dfor Platfora , that offers a big data analytics service for companies that works with a variety of platforms including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Hadoop.

The Cloud Security Software and You

The Cyber security threats are more and more aggressive, various and sophisticated; so that henceforth, there is no place for misinformation, misconduct and negligence in our digital era where data is the most critical asset.
So, it is indispensable to encourage SMBs to move into Cloud Security technologies where they can benefit from because of: lower cost of ownership, flexibility, scalability, and mitigate data breaches and so forth.
Availability of Open source security software represent an unmatched opportunity that can help you master the stakes related to security and privacy issues.

Unified Communication as-a-Service (UCaaS): stakes and Market

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Connectikpeople.co recalls that, for the stakes of streamlined communication (with your partners and customers), productivity and costs, performance and flexibility, and more, businesses of all sizes are encouraged and can turn to cloud based UC solutions.
Beyond the recommendation, it is exciting to see that, the momentum is real; expecting the market to grow from $15.12 billion to $24.88 billion by 2020. (Source: Research and Markets).
According to Research and Markets, sectors such as consumer goods and retail, BFSI, transportation and logistics, and telecom and IT have areas that have shown positive growth outlook in this market. Regions including: North America and Europe are progressively dynamic.

Actionable Worldwide-level Internet of Things Spending

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as you know, when it comes to Internet of Things, our commitment is and will remain the same: help you inter alia clearly understand the industry-specific opportunities for IoT technologies.
More and more, it is exciting to see that IoT investments improve working and living conditions; accelerate sustainable development, government investments in infrastructure development and local business modernization.
Connectikpeople.co can also observe that, connected vehicles, henceforth a  broad category that includes emergency, infotainment, security, vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), and vehicle-to-infrastructure V2I) applications is among the fastest growing use cases across the world.
According to a new International Data Corporation (IDC ) Spending Guide, worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will grow at a 17.0% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from $698.6 billion in 2015 to nearly $1.3 trillion in 2019. 
Within the same guide, Connectikpeople.co can clearly observe that, Asia/Pacifi…