Catching-up to Intel and Qualcomm: Understanding the $5 Billion of Venture Capital Investment in Wearable Electronics

Between 2006 and 2016 Q1, venture capitalists have invested $5.2 billion in wearable electronics startups. With $1.2 billion already invested in Q1, 2016 is on track to break the previous record of $1.4 billion set in 2014. To understand the trends in wearable electronics venture capital investment,...

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