View From Silicon Valley Five High-Tech Companies Alone – IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle And Qualcomm – Have Combined 10,000 Current Openings In The United States. Image: View outside of Quixey’s office on Castro St. in Mountain View, CA. Picture by Joshua Stanton- Savitz. Data source: Technology CEO letter to the president and lawmakers, 3/13. http://www.scribd.com/doc/130388692/Tech-CEO-letter 90
% of Mobile Phone Users, 2009 – 2013 35 42 43 54 55 64 83 102 104 113 134 170 159 172 203 244 233 266 291 315 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 0 100 200 300 400 Global Smartphone Users as % of Mobile Phone Users Global Smartphone Quarterly Units Shipped (MM) Smartphone Units Shipped Smartphone Users as % of Mobile Phone Users Source: Smartphone shipments per Morgan Stanley Research. User base per KPCB estimates based on Morgan Stanley Research and ITU data. Smartphone users & mobile phone users represent unique individuals owning mobile devices, as noted on slide 8; Mobile Subscribers based on number of connections & may therefore overstate number of mobile users. Smartphone Users = Still Lots of Upside… @ 30% of 5.2B Mobile Phone User Base
Cases of Low-Cost Drones 60 Agriculture GPS-Enabled Photos Help Pinpoint Potential Crop Damage Early On Sports / Entertainment Unique Angle of View Provides Insights for Training + Broadcast Audience Public Safety / Disaster Relief* Providing Aerial Video Coverage / First-Aid / Other Supplies in Challenging Conditions Source: Left image – Shutterstock; Middle image – Dronereport.net; *Right image – Drone carrying cameras + other sensors being deployed during search & rescue mission of 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Lushan, China (4/13).
Years Ago… Same-Day Local Delivery = Next Big Thing… Instacart Amazon Fresh Re-Imagining Grocery Shopping Source: Comscore. Images: Indiana Public Media, Film North Florida; Kearny Hub, Wall Street Journal.