From saving energy to helping humans help machines, this year’s investments will try to help startups make more progress in areas that already matter. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
advertisementadvertisementFor this roundup, we talked to investors at eight leading firms that invest in a wide range of tech-related areas.
One thing that’s clear: 2018 doesn’t look like a year for breakout all-new technologies.
Rather, the VCs told us that they’re most interested in maturing, relatively safe investment areas.
Community-Based Businesses“It’s pretty clear that people are dealing with the effects of digital overload,” Barna says.
“More holistic, more on mental health, more on alternative practitioners, [like] acupuncture, or mind/body connections.” Blending The Physical And Digital“I don’t think the physical and digital are going to be so segregated.
Opinion… * Man-Made
In 2018 VCs are not looking for new technologies, but are most interested in maturing, relatively safe investment areas: targeted social networks, e-sports, autonomy, specialized Artificial Intelligence, mixed reality, cryptocurrency, etc. #Trend
Source: Fast Company